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.


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Home decor, remodeling, gardening, restoration.

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

Elegant Gowns from the 1880s
March 2, 2011 – 7:06 am | 5,455 Comments
Elegant Gowns from the 1880s

Most of these dresses required over 10 yards of fabric plus yards and yards of lace.

Creating a Rock Garden
March 1, 2011 – 3:13 am | 2,514 Comments
Creating a Rock Garden

Rock gardens, in their true sense, are an imitation of some condition of nature, both from their physical makeup and from their planting.

Victorian Craft: Flower Slipper in Beads & Berlin
February 28, 2011 – 9:14 am | 4,801 Comments
Victorian Craft: Flower Slipper in Beads & Berlin

Directions and pattern for a Victorian slipper.

Autograph Bed Quilts
February 26, 2011 – 3:13 am | 3,407 Comments
Autograph Bed Quilts

Simple directions so anyone “who has a love for the needle and the pen may achieve success.”