Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Treasured Keepsakes

As Christmas approaches quickly, I enjoy reflecting on the special little treasures displayed throughout my home. Keepsakes created and given to me from special friends.
Snowflakes crocheted with loving care. I remember the day I received these treasures.
                Beautiful crocheted church complete with the steeple, doors and Christmas trees.
  Carved Deer, standing near~
New found snowy cottage, had a green roof and now graces snow! I found this lone cottage at TarJay. It was calling to me for a redesign of snow and glitter. A keepsake to moi.
Wishing you a nest of blessings~
Angels to watch over you~
Snowy scenes to bring you cozy days.
Wishing you  a Very Merry Christmas.
 

I'll be back with more of my home tour in the days ahead.
 
Enjoy Special Christmas Days,
 
Celestina Marie

23 comments:

The Polka Dot Closet said...

Gorgeous, I have never seen a crochet church, I love it. I hung your Christmas decorations you gave me on the tree this weekend..They are perfect!! Thank you again!

Carol

2amscrapper said...

so many beautiful treasures!

The Comfort of a Safe Place said...

Celeste,

As usual, I love your home tours. All your special "treasures" are just beautiful!

Jan ♥

Mariette VandenMunckhof-Vedder said...

Dearest Celestina Marie,
You do have a home full of treasured memories and their sentimental value seems to weigh heavier around Christmas time.
Hugs to you,
Mariette

Grandma Barb's This and That said...

You have so many beautiful treasures in your home! I've never seen a crocheted church. Wow, such detail.

romance-of-roses said...

Celestina, Love the crocheted church and the carved deer are stunning. Thank you for your Holiday Greeting. I just posted a lovely poem concerning the children, please stop by to read it, it really helped me. Hugs...Lu

Katherine Wolak said...

Soooo pretty! Im loving the eggs with the words, so sweet, and the crochet snowflakes re to die for! Lovely!

Hugs,

Edie Marie's Attic said...

Good Morning Celeste!

Such lovely treasures! It's so fun pulling everything out of their boxes and creating a wonderland of sorts with them. Things that you've had for years and years, new things finding a place to dazzle the beholder. Old memories and new ones. I love blending them together just as you do.

Some of my projects are finally winding down, a couple will have to be New Years gifts but things are falling into place for next week. My Mom used to say "Christmas will come whether you're ready or not!" But somehow she always was prepared.

I'm so blessed to have you as a friend. Thank you Celeste!

Christmas love & blessings,
Sherry

Susan said...

Celestina your home is beautiful. I love your crocheted treasures! Your little glitter church is so sweet. I love glitter so it immediately touched my heart. Have a Merry Christmas sweet friend! Thank you for sharing your beautiful home.

1CardCreator said...

So many beautiful things to behold Celeste! The crocheted snow flakes and church are gorgeous, as are the beautiful carved deer (such personalities on those faces)! Your glittered cottage is awesome and your hand painted Christmas card is stunning! You are such a sweet and talented friend Celeste, thank you for sharing with us. ~Diane

Ayu Maselli said...

Dearest Celestina,

Oh my God, the crochet-set..unbelievable gorgeous.. what a big patient to create those all.
sure..!home tour...waiting for it;)

wish you a HAPPY HAPPY HAPPY CHRISTMAS to you and whole family
love to you

Julie Marie at Idyllhours said...

Beautiful treasures Celeste... wishing you peaceful days full of Christmas blessings, xoxo Julie Marie

NanaDiana said...

Oh- How I love those snowflakes. My mother made several of those years ago. I have never seen a church made from crochet though. What a treasure. My mom also did a lot of tatting and I remember some tatted snowflakes. I sure wish I had them now. Everything is just beautiful...from the snowflakes to the deer to the wreath- Lovely! xo Diana

Yesteryear Embroideries said...

Such a touching post. Those crocheted treasures are so lovely! Love the new cottage and the nest eggs! So wonderful!

Eggs In My Pocket said...

So lovely Wish my chickens would lay eggs with words on them like this!

Dorthe said...

Such amazing decorations, dear Celestina Marie- the crochete pieces are wonderful, and the deers, so great,--the church is the most beautiful little christmas piece,ever. I LOVE it and how you made it twinkle and glitter like a true adventure.
Merry Christmas, to you, dear.
Hugs,Dorthe

Donna said...

What a beautiful post, Celestina! Your painting on the vintage sheet music is just gorgeous! What a terrific idea! I've never seen any crocheted churches before, yours is so pretty! What a beautiful home you have created:)

Donna said...

Your painting on the vintage sheet music is just gorgeous, Celestina! What a terrific idea! Your home is so lovely! I've never seen a crocheted church before, how pretty! Merry Christmas!!

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DeeDee said...

you home is a wonderland of beauty at Christmastime.. thanks for sharing.. gives me the spirit for the holidays..

ohiofarmgirl said...

Everything is so beautiful!! Dianntha

Debbie@Debbie-Dabble and A Debbie-Dabble Christmas said...

OMG!! The lace church is simply stunning!! I have never seen anything like that!!
That truly is a treasure!!

Hugs,
Debbie

tina said...

so many pretty detail in your home

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Welcome To Rose Garden Market from Celestina Marie Design. It is so nice to meet you. My name is Celestina Marie named after my grandmother and my friends call me Celeste.My creative journey extends over 30 years enjoying the love of painting and redesigning vintage and new treasures. I love to go treasure hunting and the fun of finding great vintage pieces to redesign..