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Friday, June 19, 2009

Cloche Party... I just couldn't resist!

I tried so hard to resist... but I couldn't... Marty's Cloche Party just called my name... after seeing several of my favorite blogger's party post... well... I got my camera out and took a couple of photos of my one and only cloche... it's old... I've had it for 20-years...
It sits in my office on a bookshelf... housing a pair of S&P birdie shakers and two little mice from France... next to my vellum covered books, a fleur de lis book end and a mercury candle votive filled with scrolls of French books pages...
My little birdies came from Marshalls... and my little mice... vintage find from France... they are one of my favorite things... I paid $4 for them...

Well dear friends... that's all the cloche-ing for today... from down here in French Lique...

32 comments:

skoots1mom said...

thx 4 sharing!
o, so pretty!
enjoy your site!!

Barb @ GritsandGlamour said...

You might only have one but its a beauty! How do you keep the birds from eating your mice? :-D

Aren't the small finds like that the most precious. I'm sure you have so many memories attached to that tiny pair of mice. I'm glad you grabbed your camera and joined the party.
I also wanted to say how pretty your blog header is. That is the prettiest tabkescape. I just wanna sit down there with you and have some lemonade and lunch. Have a great weekend! ~barb

Charlotte said...

That is so cute. Mice and birdies, that's an interesting combination.
Charlotte

~CC Catherine said...

I just read your comment on my Cloche Post and was coming over to tell you to grab that camera and put one of the wedding pics of your bride under the cloche with the favor or napkin, etc...to show off the recent wedding! ;) You were ahead of me with your own plan already! :) I love the idea of you having pages from French books rolled into scrolls! You're always a step ahead of me Ms Dixie! ;) Your Frenchlique Lady! ;) Hugs, ~CC Catherine

Happy To Be/ Gl♥ria said...

Very cute Miss Dixie jst as every thing you do...May you have a great weekend my friend...hugs and smiles Gl♥ria

prof en retraite said...

Hi there, Miss Dixie! I love your prety cloche...and of course, all of your frenchy things! I think one like yours is exactly what I have been looking for without realizing it! The little mice are precious!! Happy Friday!!...hugs...Debbie

marty39 said...

Oh I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE your cute birdies and mice. How precious. I love to have special keepsakes that remind me of wonderful times and finds. What a lovely vignette. I looks so pretty. Thanks so much for joining the party. This is such fun and I love all the wonderful eye candy and the inspiration is boundless. Hugs, Marty

Glenda/MidSouth said...

How cute. Thanks for sharing.
Glenda

Tee said...

Beautiful!

MiMi said...

Cute as always!

Susan @ A Southern Daydreamer said...

very pretty.. I love your little birds and mice!

Kittibee said...

hi there Dixie :) thank you so much for your lovely words :) and Im so proud you are my first follower :) i got all filled up with happy bubbles x ... son gone away for the weekend , im busy prepare for romantic night alone with John yay ! ^^ will find out more about wordless wedensday in next days so i dont mess it up lol ... okie have a wonderful friday x. much love from Ireland ...Kitti

Maryjane - The Beehive Cottage said...

Very pretty display of cloches! Lovely blog to!

Hugs!
Maryjane

Mary Ellen (megardengal) said...

An oldie but a goodie! It is so cute- love the little feathered freinds too

Chari said...

Hi Dixie...

Ohhh...I love your old cloche and it looks so beautiful with those sweet birds and french mice! They make for a beautiful vignette!!!

Warmest wishes,
Chari

Kim said...

I love your old cloche. You were in style & didn't even know it. The French mice are cute too.

Brenda said...

Well, don't feel alone. I only have one myself, fellow Texan! That's okay. We can change them up and no one will know the difference. Love those little mice!
Brenda

Neabear said...

Your cloche is very different! But I love it all the same. I don't have a cloche....:-( Maybe one of these days. Thanks for sharing yours.

Candy said...

Happy that you jumped in. It only takes a minute or two ;-)

Hold the fort down while I'm gone. I know it will be in good hands.

Wonder what Ricky is going to find in the garden this evening!?!

Enjoy,
Candy

bj said...

Well, your one is one more than I have..Oh,i have some that are homemade but not worthy of showing.
Your's is a real beauty...just love it. I've really enjoyed this day of pretties...

trash talk said...

Sweet, Dixie, sweet...just like iced tea!
Debbie

Sue said...

In my best Frenchy accent I say, "Zee leetle mice eez so cute. J'adore zee leetle black moustaches!" trr hrr Those little guys are precious and they look so gosh darn precious under glass watched over by the birds. I know they don't really have a moustache, but their whiskers remind me of one. or am I just nuts? It's fun to treasure even the smallest of things...

Barbara said...

HEY Dixie, I have been having holy heck staying on your blog long enough to post a comment, sorry.
I don't know why? Been missing you.

Have a great week end.
Barbara

beth said...

have a great weekend....

and I wish you had chipmunks in your area, as they really are just the sweetest things ever and very often you can train them to come right up on your porch and eat out of your hand....

Smilingsal said...

The birdies don't eat the mice? Now I know it cloche-proofed!

PAT said...

I love this!! Beautiful!

Smilingsal said...

Your an original cloche owner!

The reason for our move is that our son and his family moved. We followed! The bonus is that now we are only two hours away from our daughter and her family, so we are all closer.

Cathy said...

Dixie...I love this!!! Darling!!!

Enjoy your weekend!!!
XOXO
Cathy

cottage farm villa (cottagecharm) said...

Dear Dixie, clicked on your blog and this came up...I thought I was in the wrong place! Not much time these days so I don't know when you changed everything. Love the new background...and the header is so pretty! I can't keep up with you and your parties!!! I don't even own one cloche :(

Chandy said...

I think it's darling! Especially with those cuties in there...

laurie @ bargain hunting said...

Well, if you are only going to have one cloche, this is the one to have! I love it. And your tiny little mice are precious. laurie

Muthering Heights and Other Senseless Sensibility said...

Very pretty. I love your header...it's just lovely!