Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Christmas Decor at White’s Haven

Please take a stroll through our Christmas Home!
Our family room
Comfort and joy and Christmas Decor! Christmas is such a magical time. As a child I remember starring into a shiny colored globe hanging on our tree and getting lost in the reflection and in my imaginings. Our Christmas tree is the result of many years of lovingly collecting meaningful ornaments. Vintage keepsakes that have been passed down from my Mothers tree; cherished ornament gifts received from family and friends.

Why some are not ornaments at all , but have rightfully earned a place on our tree as important mementos. My childhood pendant watch; a vintage wee baby doll; even an adorable tiny Avon strawberry perfume bottle found it’s way on the tree lol! I display my mother’s vintage ornaments in a Christmas green glass bowl. The Santa mug is mine from when I was a child…notice one side is Santa and the other is Mrs. Claus…It still makes me smile. Last but not least is my childhood tree top angel, one of my favourites. As I walk through our home and gaze into the shiny bulbs I get lost in my childhood memories of Christmas past.

On the Dining Room sideboard this year I filled glass vases with more vintage ornaments.
I love how they sparkle from the lights
The dining room tree is adorned with vintage and home made embroidered decorations. I also add many cardinals and woodland type ornaments. And yes, on the right is a four foot Santa Claus!
  Close-up of my woodland tree
Gold and Rust Centerpiece
A few of my white porcelain collection
More Shining vintage bulbs gathered together 
in a ruby bowl on another sideboard in our foyer.
I love how you can see the reflection of the tree in the mirror!
A Room Of My Own
My Office
 Inspiration and imagination ♥*´`*•. Our day dreams can become a reality, if we truly desire something, we can manifest it ♥*´`*•.✫ There is a certain magic about artistic expression and of the people who create ♥*´`*•.✫The imaginings of artistic talent is inspiring and hard to resist, no matter what form it takes ♥*´`*•.✫Creativity manifests as if by magic, something from nothing. Whatever you hope, whatever you dream, whatever you believe will materialize ღ

Christmas Nostalgia ♥༺❀༻♥ That magical rush of memories I feel each and every time at this special Season Of Bliss ♥༺❀༻♥ Christmas will always be a day of remembrances, a day in which we think of everything and everyone we have ever loved ♥༺❀༻♥ As we remember loved ones who are absent, we should embrace the wistfulness and the happy times it may bring to mind ♥༺❀༻♥ These memories are like a gift, a loving gift for us to to be able to keep alive their memory ♥༺❀༻♥ I live in gratitude to my loved ones and the memories that surround me this Christmas ♥༺❀༻♥ I feel we should take comfort in the memories, when they bring smiles to our faces and even when they bring tears to our eyes.
I transformed this cute porcelain doll
with a hand sewn Christmas-Velvet dress
Isn't she sweet?

Have yourself a Merry Little Christmas ♥ ღ❄н

I hope you enjoyed your visit!
I would love for you to take a moment to leave a comment. Thanks!
I am looking forward to visiting all the other homes on the tour


  1. What a beautiful house Helena...Love the way you decorate for Xmas...

  2. Just beautiful Helena.. I so enjoyed my tour.. Thank you for taking me along.. It's so enchanting. I love all of your decor and trees..Blessings, Susie

  3. It is wonderful to experience the beauty and memories intertwined within this "virtual tour" of your beloved home. It warms my heart, which is sad at this particular thank you for sharing this with us, Helena. Your creative spirit is quite an inspiration.

  4. How nice of you Helena to show us your lovely home! It is so beautiful the way you have decorated for Christmas, just love it!

  5. OO I love this Helena, It's all so beautiful !
    I love imagining that I had all those beautiful momento's from the past... Sadly I have not one, you should feel blessed to have so many !

    Love this, just love it !

  6. MY heart soars everyday when I realize YOU said YES to be my wife .That`s what I am thankful for 365 days a year....I LOVE YOU Robert xox

  7. WOW what a beautiful journey, i enjoyed it so much & as i looked at each & everything i remembered some childhood moments & things that were so nice. You have so much talent in your creativity and you can tell each piece was carefully placed in its own litle spot with so much love. I think it is all so beautiful & it has inspired me to put up my decorations next Christmas, just for me, realy lovely, well done ! Love Karen xoxox

  8. Thank you for sharing your beautiful home with us Helena. I feel privileged to have seen it. You are obviously a beautiful person and the beauty shines through in everything you create. You are richly blessed to have this gift.

  9. Helena your home is just lovely! It's so warm and inviting! I'm sure it is hard to take it down every year!! Thank you for your seweet comment on Christmas over at my house too. I hope your New Year brings you lots of wonderful memories and great opportunities!

  10. I ADORE your Christmas home Helena!! Gave me a fuzzy feeling in my solar plexus! Lol
    Thank you for posting such beautiful pictures :-) xxx


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