Zenfolio | Siobhan Connally Photography | Doll Hospital | Photo 6

A tree stands in the formal parlor of Melody Howarth's Nassau home. Howarth has more than 20 trees and countless ornaments set out for the holidays. She has made a name for herself as a restorer and conserver of decorative and historic porcelain and ceramics. She is having an open house for the holidays on Sat., Dec. 10 from 5 to 7 p.m.