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

The Halloween Hauntings of a Victorian Home

  Halloween season: It’s that time of year when the ghosts of old come out to play. Have you witnessed … Continue reading

What’s the Deal With Victorians and Tea?

Think Victorian Entertaining, and you likely think “tea party.” But just why, exactly, was tea and the rituals surrounding it … Continue reading

Holiday Issue Preview: Victorian Christmas Cookies

The fall issue of Victorian Homes may have just hit newsstands yesterday, but we’re already busy with our upcoming holiday double-issue. Get … Continue reading

A Victorian Dining Room fit for Dramatic Entertaining

When you step into Patty Bigelow’s Victorian dining room for the first time, the antique French furniture transports you to … Continue reading

17 Must-Haves for a Victorian-style Summer Tea Party

In the mid-1880’s, the English adapted the idea of the Dutch tea tavern to private and public garden tea gatherings. … Continue reading

Throw a Victorian-style Easter Party

This spring, throw a Victorian-style Easter party for your family. Read on to discover how.     Table decorations Daffodils-fresh … Continue reading

How the Victorians Celebrated Easter

In Victorian times, Easter heralded spring and was a beloved social occasion as well as a religious observance. Contrary to … Continue reading

5 Ideas for a Victorian St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner, and if you’re fresh out of party ideas this year, never fear! Here … Continue reading