Sunday, December 7, 2008


Welcome to my Christmas home tour part one. Not a lot of reading, just sharing pictures of decor for the holiday season. We are all so busy right now, so I thought it would be fun just to look at the pictures and relax.

Cozy spot to read Merry and Bright from Country Living!
Santa lights the way.
Rose Coat Santa~ this gorgeous treasure is the newest in my Santa collection. He wears a brown velveteen coat that has embroidered roses on each side. He holds a lighted tree, present, ornament and a pair of my hand painted wooden skates.
Antiqued Manger Collection, hand painted by my Mother~1978

Dining room hutch, topped with large ornaments under bell jars, evergreen garland and large red roses with pinecones.

Tuscan style tree with reds, coppers, travel collected ornaments, handmade snowflakes and gorgeous red roses throughout! Topped with a star from Norway given to me by Randi from "In My Mother's Name"
Hand painted Santa made from wood and stands 24" tall.
Snowflake Stocking. The snowflake was made by a dear friend's mother, many years ago.

Stone bird holds a tea light with Christmas trims.
Gorgeous Cardinal plate, a gift from my dear friend Lorri.
Hand painted profile Santa made from 2X4 wood and trims.
Table centerpiece with large platter, assortment of sugared fruit, magnolia cones from my garden, ornaments, berries and centered with hand painted stained glass votive holder.

Bell jar on cake pedestal filled with vintage ornaments from the 1940's. The outer edge of the cake plate serves Christmas cookies. The tree plates handmade by my Mother 1978.

Baking Santa!
Vintage Cookies Baking Book.
Vintage Christmas aprons handmade by my Grandmother in the 1940's. They make a darling display on the back of the kitchen door. Needlepoint sign made by my Mother.
Thank you for visiting part one of my tour. I have lots more to share, so I invite you back soon. Till then, I hope your holiday is joyous and the season full of Christmas cheer. Blessings, Celestina Marie.
please note* my header banner is a bowl of vintage ornaments from the 1940's and displayed in a vintage bowl.

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