Recycling in the Victorian Era

“Going green” isn’t a new thing–it’s been around for ages. In fact, the Victorians did it through hand-me-downs and by … Continue reading

How to Spot Fraud

In the antiques world, it’s easy to be conned into paying a large amount for an item of lesser value. … Continue reading

How to Repair Wainscot

Expert tips for wainscot repair.   Has your wainscot seen better days? In the Victorian era, wainscot in utilitarian spaces … Continue reading

How to Find Valuable Antiques at Flea Markets

Do you ever wonder how seasoned antique enthusiasts always seem to find one-of-a-kind treasures?  Laurie Gaines of the West Palm … Continue reading

How to Display Victorian Flues & Where to Find Them

In a recent collectible spotlight, we brought you a bit of history on the traditional Victorian flue, used often as … Continue reading

Victorian Collectible Spotlight: Catching the Flue

A spring ritual for the Victorians was to hang a decorative flue cover in front of a room’s chimney opening … Continue reading

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

Victorian Flea Market Roundup: West Palm Beach Antiques Festival

Use your weekends to decorate your home with one-of-a-kind treasures. We’ve rounded up some of the best flea markets. The … Continue reading

Victorian Flea Market Roundup: Scott Antique Markets

Still scouring the ends of the earth for great flea markets? Look no further–we’ve done our research and have discovered some … Continue reading

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