Thursday, May 20, 2010

the home sweet home of helen from sheer whimsy

I absolutely adore interior design. I am shamelessly addicted to HGTV, I devour home decorating magazines and it's not uncommon for my hubby and I to spend Sunday afternoons popping in and out of show homes just "for fun".


I love all decorating styles: vintage, modern, classic, traditional, shabby chic, country cottage (the list can go on and on). I especially love looking at photos of how others have decorated their home. I love seeing how everyone's own personal style influences the way they decorate their home.


I love it so much that I am starting a weekly series called "home sweet home" which will showcase a different bloggers' home each week .


I first "met" Helen and her lovely blog a few months back. I was instantly smitten with her and her charming blog. Helen is a super sassy girl who blogs about her jaunts to the flea market, baked bliss and her handmade goodies. Each of her posts are peppered with charming bits of whimsy.


Her home is just as lovely as her and I was uber excited when she agreed to be featured on my little blog.


So, a warm welcome to Helen's home....


the lovely living room

the bunting adds such a whimsical touch




vintage suitcases






lovely details



The entryway holds a vintage 1930s vanity-turned-welcome vignette

more lovely details



the kitchen

brings out my inner julia!









my favourite room... the craft room!























Sigh.. almost too much loveliness to behold!!

Thank you Helen for allowing us to take a peek into your utterly charming home!!

If you would like your home to be a part of the "home sweet home" series please send an email to jozpascual(at)hotmail(dot)com

20 comments:

Sandy a la Mode said...

oh wow, this is a GREAT series you are starting on your blog jozen!! i LOVE LOVE LOVE helen's craft area, i want one just like it! and all of the other fun details and colors pop soo nicely! i need all the inspiration i can get for decorating our basement!! i hope to be featured on here one day... although my decorating skills are not soo good that you prob don't want to feature me haha!

Alexandra Hoover said...

This is a wonderful feature! I love visiting new houses and not snooping, but just getting tours and seeing how everything is laid out and decorated. May have to volunteer myself for this one if I can get the place clean anytime soon... our apartment is a little bit of college girl, a little bit of class, and a whole lot of rock and roll/modern infusion!

pirat_E said...

S wants her crafting nook! I think she was trying to throw a hint at me?!?

sharonlei said...

Eli is right.. I do want Helen's crafting nook. I was perusing her blog last week.. and as soon as I saw her crafting nook, it was love at first site. I did show it to Eli in hopes that he'll surprise me with my very own nook one day! :)

I need to spiffy up our home.. I'd love to be featured in your series.. I'll definitely let you know! BIG HUG.

xx Love & Aloha

p.s. Will your home be a feature as well!!!?!

Alely L. said...

i love this new series! i wish my home could always look as nice, neat and tidy. the ocd perdson that i am, i actually gave up a long time ago. i will never have a picture perfect home. but i will one day when the kids are grown and out of the house. lol!

flora said...

wonderful series! My hubby and I are the same way about show home. We love the Princess Maragret prize home tours.

BTW - I work for HGTV Canada :)

Wild and Precious said...

are you serious! could she be cuter? LOVE her place.

thanks (both of you)for a great post!

Jo Jo said...

I think I might be lusting after that craft room right now! Can't wait to see more of this new series!

Meg said...

what a fun new series!! i absolutely love helen's home -- it is chalked full of charm. i am especially jealous of her craft room!

{ Thy Lady } said...

I LOVE this house. I am so in love!! it's like a perfect dream home! that inner julia kitchen is just bliss! and the craft room you could so get lost in it. I would spend hours and hours in there, sigh! :p this post is just gorgeous! thanks darl! x

sheer whimsy said...

jozen! you are the the most marvelous and sweetest!!!! thanks a bunch for featuring my homey home to kick off your fabulous new series! so fun!!! <3

Small Burst said...

What a charming home! I do love that we get to peek into our fellow bloggers home. Great series idea!!

Koru Kate said...

Oh a craft room . . . what a dream!!!!

cArLa said...

what a great post!!! i look forward to the next one! xo, carla

Becky said...

LOVE the new series idea! What a fun house. I dream about my house looking more like this, but alas, the husband and two kids preclude me.

April said...

Oh, wow. I'm in love! This is great. I love interior decorating, too! Thanks for sharing.

Craftiness NOW said...

loving this new series idea! also makes me think i should clean a little more often, haha...helen u have an adorable home and i'm sighing over your craft room, wonderful!

Becca said...

This is a real home? I am so amazed and impressed! What a sweet, colorful, airy, pretty place- thanks for featuring it so we could see!

jenobebs said...

wow! those are all too cute for words. reminds me of when i was young and all i do is look at those glossy home magazines with all these pretty couches and artsy rooms. im 25 and is way far from having a house like this yet alone my own house. but thank you for reminding me of my dream! ^__^

I'm Pinay too :)

Courtney said...

I feel SO inspired to go decorate now! I love how she uses everyday things to make it cozy and pretty.