Saturday, December 13, 2014

Woodland in White Sitting Room

Woodland in White with pops of red,
is this years decorations on my tree.

This is our sitting room in the center of the house
and I blended white with snow critters for my take on a white woodland theme.
The glittery and white snow critters accent alongside
 glass, white, silver and gold ornaments with angel keepsakes and pops of red. 
Owls, bunnies, hedgehogs, birds, squirrels and deer
hang beside crocheted snowflakes and clear lights.
This daytime shot shows the ornaments a little better. 
I placed the tree beside the piano this year and enjoying it here.
Topped with simple greens, pine cones and wood deer with
a vintage John W. Schaum  Christmas Album piano book.

The deer are tucked into the greens over looking back into the room
with glowing lights that come on each evening.
The mantel is a simple white, silver and gold woodland style theme
with evergreen and pine cones.
Nestled in the greens are tiny lights and on each end I added an assortment of
trees in different styles. 

Trees in white, gold and silver on each end of the mantel.

Gold and glittery deer stand in the center under the wreath
with pops of red berries and clustered red ornaments.

Three glass candles finish the mantel and glow each evening
tucked in the evergreens and pine cones.
To the hearth I added a wire basket filled with glittery antlers and old wood spindles.

The other side of the hearth is a collection of larger snowy bird houses
in white, green and again that pop of red.

This makes for a cozy place to sit by the glow
of the candle lights.

This little vignette is high up near the ceiling
and I added a snow glittered wood tree, jar filled with rose buds
and candles on timers that come on the same time each evening for 6 hours.

The rest of the pics are from around the room in little spots here an there.

I love this white and mercury glass Santa, a gift from a dear friend several years ago.

Gold snowflake pillow with a red throw just waiting to curl up with on a cold evening.

Vintage WWII ornaments fill this glass cloche on a vintage cake stand and
surrounded by a ring of evergreen, pine cones and berries.

More vintage ornaments with a tree topper and bells still filled with their original angel hair.
The hearts in sliver and gold I created with pipe cleaners along with the silver sugar spoon ornament.

White pitchers filled with greens.

Let it Snow!
Vintage style muslin stockings with vintage lace hand created by my grandmother and made by me
several years ago, hang on the piano back.

My inspirational painting topped with magnolia leaves.

All is calm, window sill display.

Spreading the JOY of the season!

Thank you for stopping by my sitting room tour.
Wishing you a wonderful December Day!

See you next time.
Blessing Be Yours!

Celestina Marie


Jan Hermann said...

Celeste, I love your sitting room! The Woodland/Snow theme is so pretty and sparkling like a new-fallen snow. Your home is simply gorgeous. I really love your mercury glass Santa - just precious.

Jan ♥

Anonymous said...

Good Morning, Celeste. What a festive sitting room. I love the pops of red. Those vintage ornaments under the cloche are gorgeous. Hope you enjoy the weekend.

TexWisGirl said...

love the little critters for the tree!

Art and Sand said...

lovely perfection!

Unknown said...

So very cute but the decorations I like the best are the ones made by you!

Crissi said...

Oh so wonderful - I love your festively decked living room - fantastic and cozy!
Hug Crissi

Little Miss Maggie said...

Your wintery woodland theme is so pretty. I think your little critters are precious.

Stacey said...

Your home is so pretty! Everything is very romantic looking. ♥

I think I remember you might be in the San Antonio area? I live near Dallas. It has been incredibly warm...don't you think? Wondering if it's going to feel like Christmas this year or not. The AC hasn't had much of a break so far. :)

Valerie-Jael said...

Wonderful decorations again, it must be lovely to walk through your house and see it all! Enjoy! Hugs, Valerie

ℳartina @ Northern Nesting said...

It all looks so pretty Celeste and I love your beautiful windows!!

Ginny said...

Love the woodland theme! My theme is the same every year! LOL! Colored lights on the tree, and the same ornaments! However, when it is my turn to host Christmas Eve dinner, my table is always different. I admire your individuality and creative spirit. Everything Always looks amazing!

Anonymous said...

Hi Celeste! Oh, my goodness! How more beautiful can your home get? What a lovely place and your window is gorgeous. I love the arches. Now your decorating is so beautiful! Love the arrangement on you piano and your mantel is so pretty. I need some little reindeer! That little 'Merry Christmas' pillow is just darling! Oh, if I could only come for a visit - it would be enchanting.
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

NanaDiana said...

Celeste, I am so jealous-this is so beautiful. It is all just gorgeous, Celeste. I am so far behind this year that I am not decorated. I have usually had things done for two or three weeks by now. Now, I am not sure how much I am going to do at all. So, I will peruse your pictures again and live vicariously for a bit. It is all just gorgeous!!!! xo Diana

Anonymous said...

All beautiful, Celeste. So much love in every detail. I especially love your gorgeous windows, so dramatic. The piano reminds me of mine of over 40 years, which I left behind when we moved. I used to decorate it just like a mantel for the holidays.
This magic season is flying by so quickly, but I'm very intentionally savoring every delicious morsel. Every single day is a joyous occasion. I'd sit in your gorgeous room and dream away for hours. Enjoy it all, my friend, and thank you for having us.

Tina said...

So very pretty, love the pops of red on the tree.

Julie Marie said...

Your sitting room is a beautiful white winter wonderland Celeste!... I love all of your woodland creatures, especially the deer on your mantel... and I also love your candles that come on automatically at night... it must look so enchanting as you step in there at dusk... so cozy and welcoming... did you make the "let it snow" snowman?... that is sooo cute!... Happy weekend to you, xoxo... Julie Marie

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

I love mercury glass and I've never seen a Santa like this one! How pretty. I love seeing your piano, too. I put my Christmas music books on mine yesterday. Holiday hugs, Diane

must love junk said...

So pretty! I love all your little woodland creatures :)

Dianna said...

Dear Celeste,

Absolutely stunning...all of it. You have been blessed with how to put things together to turn a house into a home...things that bring comfort to the soul.

Hugs to you, sweet friend.

Mary@mydogsmygardenandmary said...

Oh Celeste, everything is magical and so beautiful. Your sitting room is breath taking. I love it all.
You never cease to amaze me with all your wonderful talents.
Have a warm cozy weekend.

cynthia lee designs said...

Your sitting room is just beautiful!! Love your windows!! I love all your woodland creatures...I have the same white deer that you have. Mine are in a vignette with a vintage snowman and a Mercury glass tree.

Row homes and Cobblestones said...

I've fallen in love with all your cute woodland creatures, my imagination is working overtime with the beauty you have filled your home with this holiday season.

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

Such a pretty room, Celeste! I love your tree. I definitely want to get some owls for my tree for next year. I'm going to be on the look out for them at the after Christmas sales. (A new tree is also on my list!).

Joy Junktion said...

So beautiful Celestina! I love the woodland theme, so warm and inviting! Enjoy!!

Stephanie said...

Everything is so beautiful and perfect, sweet Celeste. The woodland creatures are deightful with the white and pops of red. And may I just say those glittery antlers are fabulous! Are they real antlers that you glittered up?

Hugs to you, my friend!

Nancy said...

It all looks so cozy Celeste!! I Love unpacking all the Treasures each year. I think my Favorite has to be the Painting, did you do that? Have a Wonderful Day!!
Huggs, Nancy

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

Good morning Celeste my dear! It sure feels cozy in that sitting room of yours! Lovely contrasts of heavenly white with energetic red! I hope you are enjoying all the fun of the season of anticipation!!! Love Anita

Anonymous said...

Celeste, you have chosen one of my favorite themes! I adore the Woodland items you have throughout your decor! Your home is magical! You have been a busy girl!

Junkchiccottage said...

Hi Celeste,
Oh my so pretty. Love this room and how gorgeous warm and cozy it is.

Cynthia said...

Celeste you always amaze me. You home is so gorgeous. Love your woodland Christmas. Those antlers are stunning


Dorthe said...

What a very beautiful post dear Celestina Marie. I so love your sitting room with all the lovely white furnichures and piesec.
The little critters on your tree are wonderful, and so are the white snowman, the deers and all the greenery in those great pitchers, too.
Thank you for showing, and a happy sunday to you.

Debbie said...

Your room is lovely, Celeste. Thank you for the tour. Everything is gorgeous!! You must love to sit in there in the evenings, all snuggled up, and cozy with the candles, and lights all aglow.

Penny from Enjoying The Simple Things said...

What a beautiful Christmas wonderland!

Judy at GoldCountryCottage said...

Celestina, what a beautiful room. The tree is gorgeous and it all looks like a scene from some fantasy winterland dream. Your photos are outstanding..Happy Weekend..Judy

Debbie Harris said...

Oh Celestina... Everything is absolutely, positively gorgeous!
Your home is filled with the love of your heart, that is very evident.
Again, you have inspired me to use my decorations in different ways and get out of the box. :-) I am blessed with many beautiful Christmas items, some from my precious mother who LOVED to decorate, and I tend to do the same thing every year with just a little twist. Its time to expand again!
It is always a joy to visit you.
Rejoice! Debbie

Donna said...

Wow, you really outdid yourself yet again, Celestina! I see so many things I love, I don't know where to begin:) Love the stockings you created with your grandmas lace. And your woodland critters are just too cute! I also love your painted and stenciled box near the tree, it's gorgeous! Did you paint the French sign that is near one of your "up high" displays? Also really love your pretty tree and deer collection! Oh, and the cloche with vintage ornaments is perfect!!

farmhouse-story said...

your tree and mantle look magical, celeste! the hand made stocking are darling, too! everywhere i look it's full of festive christmas vignettes!

Createology said...

I am so enjoying your beautiful home with your special Christmas decorations and memories displayed so lovingly. Blessings and Joy Dear...

Laurel Stephens said...

Your home is sparkling, Celestina! Your decorations are beautiful!

Old Time Cindy said...

Your decor is so pretty! I'm a big fan of the woodland look for the holidays.
Farmhouse hugs,

Alessandra said...

Dear Celeste, your decors are absolutely fairy and gorgeous. I love everything...the woodland ornaments, the Christmas tree, the white glass Santa, wow, wow!!!

Sherry @ Thrift My House said...

This was like looking through the pages of a magazine Celesina! All so beautiful. You really paid attention to details! I love it all!

Deborah Montgomery said...

Everything is so beautiful Celeste! I really love the woodland theme, and all the cute little creatures on your tree, including that adorable little hedgehog. The mercury glass Santa is also very special, and those vintage ornaments under the cloche. I noticed greenery, too, hanging from a light fixture/chandy?, so pretty!
I love how you took that picture of Santa in the woods and used it as your inspiration piece.
Have a lovely week, and enjoy the fruits of your labors. Blessings, Deborah

Shirley@Housepitality Designs said...

So loving all of the beautiful white!...Your room is so wonderfully decorated...such a pleasure to view every detail!..

Bargain Decorating with Laurie said...

Oh My! Everything just gets more and more beautiful. Another gorgeous room full of décor. Did you make that darling Christmas pillow with the houses on it, and that beautiful little snowman? Your mantel looks beautiful, and only you would have glittered antlers. How pretty.

Maria Elena said...

Gorgeous home and decor! Your home looks so beautiful!

Anita Johnson said...

Dear Celeste, I have enjoyed looking through your blog posts this morning as I drank my morning coffee! Your studio space is so inspiring. Years ago I was an art teacher and I think the creative bug will always be with me. I look forward to visiting here again...I need some inspiration! Merry Christmas to you!

Draffin Bears said...

Dear Celestina Marie,

Love your cozy sitting room with all the beautiful white and red touches and your lovely tree.
The woodland creatures and the snowy bird houses are sweet too.
Happy weekend dear friend

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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..