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.

Diamond Jubilee China
December 2, 2011 – 8:25 am | 2,014 Comments
Diamond Jubilee China

Inspired by the Rockingham Service first used in 1838 at the coronation banquet of Queen Victoria, which is still in use today.

Victorian Christmas – There’s An App For That!
November 30, 2011 – 11:02 am | 2,368 Comments
Victorian Christmas – There’s An App For That!

Immerse yourself in the memories and sensations of Christmas past with a collection of Victorian books of songs, poetry, plays, and stories to entertain and bring cheer to the holiday season.

Victorian Christmas at Helmsley Castle
November 29, 2011 – 1:48 pm | 3,174 Comments
Victorian Christmas at Helmsley Castle

Father Christmas has his origins in the 3rd century with St. Nicholas, it was the Victorians who emphasised his generosity, giving rise to the strong gift-giving traditions that we enjoy today.

Victorian London: The Tale of a City 1840 -1870
November 29, 2011 – 1:47 pm | 2,525 Comments
Victorian London: The Tale of a City 1840 -1870

Book uncovers signs of progress in London such as flushing toilets, umbrellas, letter boxes, and traffic regulations.