BAKE Off star Helena Garcia’s quirky style runs throughout her stunning period home.
The 40-year-old crafter’s vintage home is full of decadent furnishings and antiques that create a feeling of stepping into a bygone era.
Bake Off star Helena Garcia’s quirky style runs throughout her stunning period home[/caption]
Helena often gives her followers an insight into family life[/caption]
Proudly displaying her home on Instagram, Helena has delighted fans with her artistic snaps.
Her living room boasts a large bookcase complete with ladder to reach the top shelf.
Chandeliers light the rooms and fresh flowers adorn the mantelpiece.
Her kitchen has a stone floor and a ginormous stove for her huge copper pots.
She lives in Leeds with her husband[/caption]
Her baking talent is never far away[/caption]
Helena has extravagant tastes[/caption]
Dainty tea cups mingle with retro telephones and a Bambi lamp on a sideboard, while her love of baking is never far away as tasty looking cakes are plated up on tables.
Helena, an online project manager, spent much of her childhood watching her Spanish grandmother cook and bake.
However, it was not until she moved to Las Vegas as part of an exchange scheme at school that she started baking.
Born in Ceuta, an independent Spanish city in north Africa, Helena was raised in Lanzarote and studied in mainland Spain.
Now, she lives in Leeds with her husband and baby daughter, after moving to the city while studying for her degree.
Dainty tea cups mingle with retro telephones and a Bambi lamp on a sideboard[/caption]
Chandeliers light the rooms[/caption]
Each room has its own distinct personality[/caption]
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Helena enjoys using American flavours when baking, as well as traditional Spanish flavours.
She also loves to incorporate all things Halloween into her bakes.
In week two of Bake Off Helena got to show off her creativity in Biscuit week after making “Wicked Witch Fingers” for her biscuit bars and a spider coming out of an egg for her sculpture.
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