Happy Hour : Fall Cloches

September 29, 2019


This Happy Hour uses a glass cloche - perfect for small autumn vignette.  Little collectables fit under a glass dome and natural objects look even more special.  You might have a glass dome in your pantry - a cheese dome, a cake stand cover, a Mason jar, a glass canister turned upside down.  If you don't have a base, you can use a book, a plate, a piece of wood or just sit it on a surface.  Cloches / bell jars / glass domes are available almost everywhere as you'll see below.  And, of course, the sky is the limit for what can go underneath.  Let's take a look at some inspiration for this quick Happy Hour.  



A giant spider adds a Halloween twist under this cloche.



Fragile items are perfectly protected in a cloche.



An architectural fragment and a fresh fall pear create a still-life.



A pumpkin and some fall branches create the mood.  



This cloche, including wood base, is available online at Home Depot ($18).


Don't you love this little squirrel nutcracker?

Mom's small Japanese vase is covered with this 7" handblown cloche from IKEA ( $4.99). IKEA sells this cloche in two sizes and other styles with bases - all under $15.  

Whatever you choose for your autumn cloche, it's guaranteed to  bring the season inside. Around here, fall is in the air and our rooms have accents of fall colors.  Yesterday, I asked P what he'd like for lunch.  He looked around the room and said, "Something orange."  Very funny.   I made this Thai curry soup with coconut milk - orange - and comforting on an overcast day.  Whatever the weather, have fun with your Happy Hour cloche!  


top photo : bhg.com



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