The Victorian Art of Flowers

Today the practice of giving flowers is still a welcome tradition, even though the secret coded messages are a thing … Continue reading



Victorian Flower Power

This week we’re going to focus on the Victorian practice of giving flowers, and how you can infuse those blooms … Continue reading



How to Make your own Victorian May Baskets, Part 2

Today the concept of recycling, up-cycling and re-purposing is embedded in the hearts of many modern day crafters. The Victorians … Continue reading



How to Make your own Victorian May Baskets, Part 1

For more than a century, the giving of May baskets has been a charming way to celebrate the joy of … Continue reading



How to Get the Downton Abbey Look

The style and décor of one of the most beloved television shows, Downton Abbey, have influenced the following colors to … 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



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



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



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



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