Miss Heather’s Pretty Little Christmas . . .


Merry Christmas and welcome to Miss Heather’s Pretty Little Christmas Blog Party! Thank you, Miss Heather for hosting this fun event.

Christmas is one of the most romantic times of the year. I love to see how others decorate their beautiful homes. Our Christmas is always a simple one. I hope you enjoy browsing through these vignettes.

All Photos © Fete et Fleur Designs



A feather wreath dressed up with a rhinestone brooch.





I love how the bowl in the background compliments the Christmas colors in our kitchen.

All Photos © Fete et Fleur Designs



A golden star of Bethlehem hangs from a feather tree.





We don’t have a formal nativity, but I found this pop-up card at an amazing little online shoppe. I love its simplicity.




A beautiful sentiment . . .

I’ve had this sign forever. It’s a lovely little piece by Wendy Addison.

A simple wreath dresses up the armoire.

More Wendy Addison creations. I showed these last year in my Christmas post, but I like them so much I wanted to share them again. A mixed garland using vintage tinsel, red glass beads and mistletoe hangs in our entry archway. This is a very popular spot in our home with my hubby!

A romantic wintry village scene . . .

Vintage reflector lights . . . I’ve found that I like using them just like this, displayed in a simple white bowl.

I love French ormolu decorations. I remembered I had these wreaths and wired them onto the frame of this ceiling drum. They add some nice Christmas cheer.

Snowflake candle holders set on a silver tray.

My favorite decorations of the season are live pine boughs, silver and white Christmas ornaments, and my very favorite, clear glass icicles. We have a Christmas tradition, which you might enjoy. Every year we read O. Henry’s The Gift of the Magi. Last year I created an abridged version. If you would like to read it, click here. For More of Miss Heather's Pretty Little Christmas Blog Party click here.

72 comments:

The Rose Room said...

Just exqusite! Rachaelxo

Lori said...

oh Nancy, your pretty little Christmas looks wonderful...i really love the clean look of your mostly white decor...it is so pleasing to the eye...and it really makes the pops of color more special...your little white feather tree looks really sweet!!!

Edie Marie's Attic said...

Hi Nancy!
Your Christmas Party was fabulous! I love everything of course! The ice cycles hanging on the green tree are so lovely. The Gift of the Magi is one of my favorite stories, a story of true Christmas spirit and love for one another. Thank you for sharing your version of it, I'll go check it out right now!

Merry Christmas Nancy!
Holiday hugs, Sherry

LiLi M. said...

You have some exquisite Christmas decorations, I love the Wendy Addisons and the french decorations! My mother used to say 'Simplicity is true beauty' I see that you exactly know what she meant. Enjoy these dark and special days before Christmas, and spend a lot of time in your entry archway ;-)

Styling by Coty Farquhar said...

Hi again Nancy,

I am so glad that I came to visit you again today, your decorations in you are very beautiful,

Coty Farquhar, Australia

LW said...

Absolutely beautiful and so true to you…
Nancy it is all just so exquisite and The Gift of the Magi
is one of my
favorite stories at this time of the year.
Thank you for the peek into your home….

Merry Christmas!

Louise

KarenHarveyCox said...

sigh....Nancy you paint the most glorious vignettes and the way you photograph is my dream. I love every image and nobody designs the elegant way that you do. Visiting your blog is always...sigh, a piece of heaven.
Karen

GABRIELA DELWORTH said...

Hello Nancy,

Incredible displays! Love them!

~ Gabriela ~

Heather ~Pretty Petals said...

Nancy.... I just LOVE every single one of your Christmas vignettes. Your style has such an elegant simplicity about it, SO SO beautiful. I love your feather tree and that is the one thing I didn't get finished in my home so I am working on it today. Your big tree is SO pretty too!! Love the REAL pine too. ;)

xoxo Heather

Scrappy Jessi said...

gorgeous!!!
stunning!!!
you have beautiful decorations.
happy holidays
oxoxox,
jessi

TattingChic said...

Lovely Christmas decor! Your home must look breathtakingly beautiful! :)

Sandra Evertson said...

Bravo! The perfect peaceful Christmas! Sending you Holiday Greetings!
Sandra Evertson

Laura Ingalls Gunn said...

I just adore all your decorations. They are lovely.

Sugar Bear said...

Everything is truly gorgeous!
Karla

NeereAnDear said...

I must say this post in itself is stunning!! Nancy that feather wreath with the rhinestone pin is truly elegant... Your home is so full of warmth.... I adore how you use special little items in different ways instead of their only purpose...

You have an eye and creative flair that is exquisite

Thank you for the tour

Wishing you and Bill a very MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR!!

LOTS OF HUGS TO YOU BOTH

JO

shiborigirl said...

Nancy, I love, love LOVE that feather wreath! I have a friend who puts out a "fur" tree every year (made from white rabbit fur) So funny.

You look like you are all set for the Holiday, everything beautifully, and lovingly, placed.

Have a wonderful Christmas,

Hugs,

Kate

Efrat Dalton said...

Gorgeous decorating... truly romantic.
Efrat

She'sSewPretty said...

Your photos and your home are beautiful! Thank you for sharing! Merry Christmas!

Lolly said...

Your holiday home is spectacular! Thanks so much for sharing! Happy holidays to you and yours!
~Lolly

Karin said...

absolutely beautiful!

Zita - Mlle Magpie said...

Your photos are simply gorgeous! I especially love the photo of your feather tree - how beautiful!

dollybelle said...

Totally gorgeous and elegant. How lovely and enchanting it all is!
xoxo
Dollybelle

cherished*vintage said...

Stunning! Your photos are breathtaking. I think I need to find myself a feather wreath - I love yours! Merry Christmas
-Karoline

Cathy said...

Hi Nancy,

I'm stopping by because you are the next blog on Heather's great list of ladies featuring their holiday homes. I just love clear crispness of your pictures.

I think I need to get a better camera. Your decorations are amazing. Just love them. Thank you for sharing your home with all of us.

Cathy

Charm and Grace said...

We are kindred spirits indeed when it comes to favorite Christmas ornaments. My living room tree is all gold, silver, white, and crystal and has lots of crystal icicles!! And live pine, cypress, or magnolia is another favorite. A few years back I decorated with all Leland Cypress and pine, but no time for that this year.

Blessings,
Christi

Coastal Sisters said...

Everything looks sooooo very beautiful in your home. I especially loved the snowflake candle holders on the silver tray.

Happy Holidays,
LuLu~*

The Whispering Poppies said...

What a stunningly beautiful holiday home you have! I've come here by way of Heather's party and I am glad I did! What a lovely blog you have! =)

Rosanna said...

Very creative and inspiring. I love the Nativity card too.
Happy Holidays
Rosanna

rochambeau said...

You house look stupendous Nancy!!
I like EVERYTHING!! but have special affection for your mistletoe toe display and the little red winter gift!
xox
Constance

Rosemary said...

Hi Nancy,
Your home looks beautiful!! I loved every decoration you showed.
Thank you for sharing,
Rosemary
PS, thanks for the nice comments on my blog post.

pinkroses said...

Gorgeous decorating, and beautiful photography...a true joy to visit you today! Best Wishes! Suzanne Duda

Gail said...

What original, beautiful style you have. Thanks for sharing your decor, it's very inspiring!
Gail

Kasey said...

wow, everything looks so lovely!!

Kay said...

Your simply approach to Christmas is very effective. I am charmed by the sweet little bird with the "Peace On Earth" banner.
Kay Flynn-The Wrought Iron Gate

debi said...

I LOVE your feather wreath...and your tree is stunning! Your holiday home looks really beautiful!
Merry Christmas!
Debi

claudie said...

Nancy your decor is to die for.
That's all I have to say. Nice and simple but oh so elegant.
Claudie from Canada

Michelle said...

Nancy you have the most BEAUTIFUL decorations I have seen! They are so, so elegant! I love that feather wreath. :)

luckygirlgifts said...

Absolutely beautiful!
Happy Holidays,
Cari b.

Marilee said...

What an absolutly exquisite post. Your photographs are incredible, thank you for sharing such beauty!

Recycled Rita said...

So beautiful Nancy! I love it!
Have a merry merry!
karen...

Jeanne said...

Your home looks wonderful! I especially like that Nativity pop-up card and also the pink light reflectors.
Merry Christmas to you!
xo
jeanne

Bethany said...

All of your deatils are exquisite!!
So glad to have had this tour of your Christmas decor :)

Oakleaf Hollow Primitives said...

Everything is SO beautiful! I especially love the vintage reflector lights.

Thanks for the tour!
julie
Oakleaf Hollow

Sweet Remembrance said...

Your photos are absolutely lovely!
I adore all your decor...
Happy Holidays,
Priscilla

Susie Vasquez said...

Love how you display your Christmas Decorations...
xoxo Susie Happy Holidays

karlascottage.typepad.com said...

Its all just lovely, but I was drawn to the little wreaths on the lampshade!

Outstanding Stranger said...

How lovely to visit your Christmas home. Everything is so beautiful. Your photographs are great and you did a grand job putting everything all together. I will stop by often. Hugs, Diane

Marina Capano said...

Hi! Nice to meet you!Your house is so gorgeous.It was lovely visiting your christmas home. It was fun visiting your home. Wishing you Merry Christmas, Marina at Only cute things!From Far...from summer
visit me anytime...
Marina

Jorgelina said...

The adorable candles. Each beautiful detail. Congratulations. Thanks to visit to me.
Kisses

Sophie Rose Designs said...

Nancy, you've got such exquisite taste!!! I love everything.....it's all so elegant and beautiful!!!
Have a wonderful and blessed Christmas!

xo
Dara

ROSE VINE COTTAGE said...

The feather wreath with the rhinestone broch is so pretty and those candles on the silver tray look beautiul! Thanks so much for the tour!
Merry Christmas & Hugs~Kelly

Deb said...

An absolutely beautiful home!
Thank you for stopping by my blog and your kind comment :-)

BailiwickDesigns said...

I love your decorations - simple and very elegant! Joyeaux Noël! ::Jill

Shabby Cottage Collectibles said...

Thanks for stopping by my "Shabby Cottage". Your Christmas pretties are wonderful thanks for sharing. Have a Blessed Holiday, Esther

The White Bench said...

Hello!
All it's incredibly beautiful over here!! I love the simple and plain elegance of your decorations...
Cannot say which I love best! They all are stunning!! Well, your fireplace is something to die for ;))!

Thanks for your lovely comment on my blog- I adore your creations.

Have a Merry Christmas,

Monica.

The White Bench said...

By the way- I added you to my sidebar, hope it's OK!
I love many of your fav movies and books too!
Monica.

Theresa @ Take A Sentimental Journey said...

Love your feather wreath and I adored your paper shoe gallery !

Vicki Pink Pearl Girl said...

Love all of your decor especially the white feather wreath with rhinestone brooch. Wishing you a very Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!

jessica said...

Gorgeous blog! So happy to have found you!

Marilyn said...

Oh, Nancy, I have so enjoyed seeing your photos...your simplicity is incredibly elegant, warm and cozy!
Thanks for a lovely visit. Happy holidays to you!

cathymichaelsdesign said...

Hi Nancy,
Can I come to your house for Christmas : )
Beautiful as always
Cathy

Jayme said...

Your home looks so serene and peaceful. It's just beautiful! Thanks for visiting my blog - Merry Christmas!

Dianna Castner said...

What a beautiful blog!!!
Dianna Castner
http://dcastner.blogspot.com/

Miss Sandy said...

Nancy,

I came by to wish you a very Merry Christmas. I may not have time to visit much before Christmas and I wanted you to have well wishes!

http://afancifultwist.typepad.com said...

A Chrisblog party! What fun!!

All of your images are swoon worthy, all of them! And that carved armoire, yummmyyy!!!

Happy Sparkly Holidays Miss Lovely Nancy!! xoxo

FrenchGardenHouse said...

Merry Christmas, Nancy. I am stunned by the beauty of your decorations, but also by your photography!! Just gorgeous. well done, friend. I hope you and your sweet family spend many happy days together celebrating.
xo Lidy

Jenny said...

Gorgeous! Your pictures are breathtakingly beautiful!

Patti said...

What a wonderful display of a beautiful Christmas Nancy!
I really enjoyed this post.
Thanks and have a Merry Christmas!
Patti

SweetAnnee said...

Lovely lovely!!!
deena

Belinda said...

Your home is absolutely beautiful, and so elegant. I loved having the chance to see it all dressed up for the holidays. :-)

~ ~ Ahrisha ~ ~ said...

My first time visiting here but I will be back. What lovely decorations you have. The feather wreath is the best!
Stop over for a visit soon.

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

Hi Nancy! This is my second attempt to post. Happy New Year and your brother sends his love! Anita