Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Coffee Table Cloches for Summer

(I now return you back to summer after
 accidentally reposting ~ Christmas Counters)
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I'm displaying a few of my shell-finds under 
large cloches on the coffee table in the family room.
I'm using the straw plate chargers as the base.
 I'm thinking Tommy Bahama. 
I found these large conch shells on beach vacations.
I displayed one shell on a votive stand.  
I saved the stand after I broke the votive.
I found the shell ball at Marshalls.
A pillar candle is nestled in shells in a
 glass hurricane. 
That's the only kind of hurricane we like here in
 South Florida!
It gives a nice glow in the evening while we watch  TV.
Cheers!
Rita





15 comments:

  1. Hi Rita! I love your vignette. I just knew that was a candle stand. What a great idea. I love the way you used the plate chargers too. It's so summery! I've saved it to my idea file :) Have a great week.

    Karen

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  2. Hi Rita and what a pretty cloche set up you've put together! Lovely shells always look beautiful.
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia ;)

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  3. Lovely shell cloche vignette! I learned from this post not to ever get rid of something that may come in handy someday. Thanks for the tip!

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  4. Rita, I agree that's the best kind of hurricane. ;-)
    Lovely vignettes with your cloches. Great idea to use the chargers.

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  5. Great cloche designs for your shells! We are in FL too, I agree about the hurricane!

    Katherine

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  6. I love that you used shells in your cloches! Using the rattan chargers as bases really adds a lot to the whole look; great idea.

    The whole vignette is just stunning!

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  7. Love your post ... the chargers make a great base. Thanks for sharing.

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  8. Well, we thought alike using the shells. The chargers...now that is clever!

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  9. Love the shells in your cloches!

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  10. Oh, Rita, I just love all your cloches and cloche displays...yeah, very summery with those beautiful shells you've picked at the beach...my goodness, what beach has such lovely shells?! Love, FABBY

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  11. Love the straw plates under your cloches-so summery looking. I may have to go change mine out!

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  12. Your shell collection is stunning and I love the display stands that you have them on. So beautiful under the cloches. Beautiful vignette. Thanks so much for joining the party. Hugs, Marty

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  13. Your cloche vignette is absolutely lovely!

    I hope that you will stop by and enter my giveaway.

    Also, I have begun a new meme entitled Wayfaring Wednesdays. Link up your trips and favorite excursions.

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  14. Your vignettes is absolutely pretty. Simply the best.

    DOn't forget to join Marty's and my giveaways.

    Happy TTT.
    /chie

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  15. I love all the beautiful shells you used.

    Dee

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