Vintage Linen
March 14, 2012 – 6:27 am | 7,866 Comments

Most Victorian houses were built with a linen closet, well arranged to show the piles of sheets, pillowcases, and towels, as well as the table linen, each and all with a sachet bag of sweet lavender.

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Victorian House

Victorian house pictures, rooms, house plans and historic houses.

Fashion

Victorian, Regency, Edwardian, 1920s fashions and accessories.

Entertaining

Holidays, crafts, recipes, parties, music, dance, etiquette.

Home & Garden

Home decor, remodeling, gardening, restoration.

Victorian Style

History, lifestyle, mourning, carriages, toys and dolls.

Encore! The Renaissance of Wisconsin Opera Houses
April 26, 2011 – 3:17 am | 3,703 Comments
Encore! The Renaissance of Wisconsin Opera Houses

What makes these stories so compelling is that all but one of the featured theaters has been restored to its original splendor.

Restored Victorian Theater
April 26, 2011 – 3:16 am | 3,472 Comments
Restored Victorian Theater

The structure showcases elaborate chandeliers, Tiffany-style stained glass windows, and intricately detailed Moorish décor with oak, walnut and mahogany woodwork.

Victorian Fairy Painting
April 25, 2011 – 3:08 am | 6,964 Comments
Victorian Fairy Painting

Puck is a key example of Victorian fairy painting, an artistic trend which flourished between the 1840s–1870s.

Early Easter Bunny
April 21, 2011 – 10:06 am | 3,740 Comments
Early Easter Bunny

The earliest known American depictions of the Easter Bunny.