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Blending Timeless Victorian Fashion with Modern Trends

It’s hard to escape the considerable influence of the Victorian era in fashion. Its enduring popularity is visible at Steampunk Festivals around the country where people of all ages enjoy dressing up in full Victorian attire. Fashion has always been inviting to … Continue reading

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Recreating A Victorian Christmas: It’s Not As Difficult As You Think By Eve Pearce

A winter festival has been celebrated since pagan times but it wasn’t until the Victorian era (1837-1901) that traditions that are associated with Christmas really took off and the season began to resemble modern-day Christmas. You may have thought that … Continue reading

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Victorian Christmas Tree Delivery

What a sight it would have been to see – the commotion of seeing Christmas trees brought in by horse and wagon.

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Happy Mother’s Day

Wishing all mothers a very special Happy Mother’s Day – without all of the great mothers in the world today the world would not be a great place to live. Sacrifices you make carry your children through to adulthood but … Continue reading

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Valentines Day Table Spread

What a great table spread – for a sweetheart – or a party with lots of guests. Just little cake fancifuls on the most of elegant dinnerware. Decorated with colorful pastels to match the different dinnerware designs. Add some lace … Continue reading

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Victorian Caged Grave

Although this is a bit different from what I usually post, I came upon this picture on the internet and just had to share. I have read and watched a lot on the subject of the undead and vampires, and … Continue reading

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Valentines Day Fun Facts

Traditionally, spring begins on St Valentine’s Day (February 14th), the day on which birds chose their mates. In parts of Sussex Valentines Day was called ‘the Birds’ Wedding Day’. There are many other traditions and superstitions associated with romance activities … Continue reading

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