Monday, December 8, 2014

Red Toile For Christmas

Hi Friends, 
Hope you had a nice weekend.

Happy Monday!
I love Mondays and the start to a new fresh week.

We had warm weather on Saturday that quickly turned cool on Sunday
with a little drizzling rain.

Perfect cozy weather to bring in the spirit of Christmas.
Perfect to enjoy the decorations and relax with some Christmas music.

 In my last post, I shared my white and creams shades of neutral guest room with simple little Christmas touches.

Today, before I take you back to the first floor to share my trees and the rest,
I'll show you another room with a few simple touches in my red toile guest room
just down the hall.

I love all colors of toile and it's timeless beauty, but red and black are my favorites.
This room is decorated in red toile and creams with a Waverly fabric design of roses.

Santa's hat was left behind last Christmas.
It looks pretty nice on my metal dress form.
The scarf is very vintage.

 My grandmother crocheted it for me when I was in collage.

Yes I know, that makes me vintage right??

A few red touches and a vintage style Santa.
The lamps were my mothers from the 50's.
They are wood with milk glass and chimney shades.

Waverly drapes coordinate so nicely with the red toile.

A red beaded angel watches over guests during their stay.

This red rose plate is one I painted a few years ago and added the vintage lady graphic.

It reminds me to take time~
 "stop and smell the roses."

A place to relax with a cup of tea in a vintage chair of red plaid.

Another painting I placed in a vintage style frame.

Like my mother and grandmother,
 I love to stitch when I'm not painting and this dresser runner is simply soft red and white.

Sweet Dreams 

Christmas Dreams!

I'll be back tomorrow to share one more cozy spot to dream away the holidays.

Thank you for stopping by and letting me share what I love~

Home Sweet Home
The Love of Decorating!

See you soon!

Celestina Marie


Penny from Enjoying The Simple Things said...

Your home is so beautiful dresses up for Christmas!

Deborah@Green Willow Pond said...

Hi Celestina!

First I want to thank you for your visits and sweet comments on my pleated ornaments. I always appreciate them. I've been preparing for a craft show and everything else got put on hold.

I did a little catch-up reading of your blog this morning. Your Christmas decor is lovely and your house is so charming. I love the entryway and this red and white bedroom is so inviting. I love red and white together too. I hope you have a great week and a Merry Christmas season!

Blessings, Deborah

Dianna said...

I always enjoy visiting with you, Celeste. You put so much time and thought into your home making...a lady after my own heart! Our weekend was much the same as yours...and I did just that, relaxed and enjoyed the decorations and Christmas music. Have a blessed week, Celeste.

Jan Hermann said...

Celeste, you have the prettiest and most comfortable looking home...with so many pretty, cozy spots - I don't know where I'd want to sit a spell first.


Row homes and Cobblestones said...

Your red toile is stunning, lovely room. The pops of red add a happiness in their energy of color. Lovely share as always.

TexWisGirl said...

love the red roses in the oval frame. :)

yes, word verification is rampant in blogland - including here. :(

Betty said...

I love the red and the bedroom is so pretty.

Art and Sand said...

I am loving your Christmas tour. How sweet that you have so many special family pieces to display.

Dorthe said...

Hello dear Celestina Marie,
I`M back home, and ready to enjoy your post again.
The room is beautiful, with the red accents of christmas, -the runner you embroidered, is so beautiful, and I love the scarf your grandmother chrocheted for you. Also the lamp which belonged to your mother caught my eye dear.
So many memories in this lovely and cozy room, for you.
Thank you for your kind and sweet comments alwayes, and hugs from Dorthe

Claudia said...

Hi Celeste,
your home is such a warm and wonderful place... you have everything decorated with so much Love and wonderful details....
Now Christmas can come ;O)
Wishing you a lovely and blessed week,
sending Love and hugs and Christmas dreams :O)
Claudia xo

Sola Scriptura said...

I imagine your house guests never want to leave! Your home is so warm, inviting and oh so lovely. You have certainly been blessed with talent to make your house a home.

Julie Marie said...

Strolling through your home is like being in an enchanted fairytale dear Celeste... and you are the beautiful Princess of course!... love this room so much and all of your vintage pieces... the glass lamps that were your mamas are just gorgeous!... and I love all of the little spots you have throughout your home to sit and relax with a cup of tea... and I KNOW why Santa left his hat last year... that way, he has an excuse to come back anytime and get it!... I think he would love to take a little snooze before the "big day" in this stunning room!... xoxo... Julie Marie

Junkchiccottage said...

Just Beautiful.

Draffin Bears said...

Dear Celestina Marie,

Your home is beautiful and I love all the sweet Christmas touches and decorations you have around.
Thanks for showing us all this lovely inspiration. The dresser runner you embroidered is lovely and really love the sweet little place to relax in your plaid vintage chair. I will think of you sitting there enjoying your space.

Happy new week dear friend

Julie Marie said...

Hi Celeste... everything is so pretty, I just had to come back for another look!... xoxo... Julie PS Looks like blogger added that "prove you're not a robot" thing to all of our comments section, like it or not huh?...

Thistle Cove Farm said...

Hi Celeste - toile is a favorite, in almost all colors. Love the bedroom and I'm beyond vintage and approached antique some time ago.
Merry Christmas!


All so pretty! I love visiting friends homes at Christmas time.

Createology said...

Toile is such a lovely fabric and I love the stories it depicts. Your room is stunning and welcoming. Just the right touches of Christmas cheer. Blessings and Bliss Dear...

Mari said...

Celeste your home is not only beautiful for the holiday but cozy as it all.....


Donna said...

Wow, another pretty bedroom! I adore toile, and really love your wonderful Waverly bedding! That is so nice you have your mom's milk glass lamps, love them! And the santa hat and scarf are so cute on your dress form. What a lovely and festive room:)

Doreen@foxdenrd said...

Your home is so very charming, with so many beautiful touches of toile, delicate fabrics and feminine colors. It's like being in a fairytale!

Debbie Harris said...

Aww another beautiful and cozy guest room. May I speak with your reservation dept. please? :-)
Just lovely, Celestina!
Your runner and the needle work is gorgeous.
Sweet blessings to you.
Joy! Debbie

cynthia lee designs said...

Love your touches of red pretty!!

Linda @ Life and Linda said...

Very pretty and so comfy decor. It's a very romantic home with your fabulous touches and talent. Happy Holidays. xo

Vickie @ Ranger 911 said...

Your red and white fabrics look so cozy and festive in your bedroom! And how sweet that you've saved the scarf your grandmother knit for you! It looks lovely on your dressmaker's form.

Stephanie said...

Good evening, dearest Celeste! I can feel the warmth and beauty from your home radiating through your photos. There is something very special about you, dear friend, and you simply shine with love and kindess.

Have a joyful week!

Love and hugs to you!

Blondie's Journal said...

Your home looks just beautiful dressed up in these vibrant reds for the holidays! I think I love the dresser runner you stitched the most!

I'm so sorry I haven't been by lately. Surgery on both hands and so much busyness that took 10X too long! :(

Happy Holidays and I will try to visit more, dear friend.

Jane xx

Mary@mydogsmygardenandmary said...

Another beautiful bedroom - oh so pretty. You know how I love toile - have it in almost all of my rooms.

Nancy said...

Gorgeous Celeste! I Love it at Christmas time, when a room other than the main ones, has just has a touch of Christmas too. I have that same Waverly Pattern in our Master. Just Love it! Have a Wonderful day!!

Judy at GoldCountryCottage said...

Celestina all so beautiful and you must have some very happy guests when all said and done..Happy Wednesday..Judy

Jillayne said...

I love toile as well and you have inspired me so much with these beautiful bedrooms! What a charming room this is - your guests must be the most pampered ever!

Bargain Decorating with Laurie said...

I would certainly be a comfortable guest in this cozy Christmas room. I'm with you -- toile is wonderful and timeless no matter where you put it. It's wonderful that you still have and use so many family treasures.

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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..