Vintage Pump Organ

4 Tips for DIY Victorian Style

Victorian style is elegant, refined, and easy to recreate–you don’t need to invest millions to indulge in old world chic. … Continue reading

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How to Create Your Own Ribbon Wreath

Collect and reuse holiday ribbon to create a lasting decoration or gift.   This is a great way to repurpose ribbons … Continue reading

Christmas Potpourri

How to Make Christmas Potpourri

Keep your home smelling fresh and looking refined with the following recipe for this deliciously scented Christmas potpourri.   Andrea’s … Continue reading

Rose, WIllow, and Cinnamon Wreath

Victorian Holiday Wreath Ideas Part II

Decorating for the holidays can be stressful–the following four wreaths are guaranteed to get you inspired and make decorating a … Continue reading

Pinecone and Nut Wreath

Victorian Holiday Wreath Ideas Part I

With Christmas around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about your holiday decor. The holiday wreath–a classic piece aging … Continue reading

Victorian Modern Color

The Key to a Light Contemporary Victorian Room

  If you’re a modern homeowner with a flair for the Victorian, fear not! It is possible to get that … Continue reading

Victorian Wallpaper Sitting Room Traditional

Get Dramatic Color the Victorian Way

The Victorians combined deep, contrasting colors, often in extravagant patterns. Wallpaper gives homeowners an opportunity to recreate the lush and … Continue reading


Victorian Decor Tips from Edith Wharton’s Home, The Mount

Authoress Edith Wharton grew up in upper class society—it’s said that her family inspired the phrase “keeping up with the … Continue reading

"Agatha Christie at Home" by Hillary Macaskill (Francis Lincoln Limited, 2009).

Victorian Decor Inspiration from Agatha Christie, Part 2

Agatha Christie’s Edwardian childhood home impacted her decor decisions for the rest of her life. While the rest of the … Continue reading

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6 Tips for Dramatic Victorian Decor

Get inspired to revamp your vision of your Victorian decor with Patty Bieglow’s 6 tips for dramatic style. 1. “Do … Continue reading