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Ways to Modernize Your Victorian Home 

The best part about older, traditional homes is their character. The aged interior and exterior characteristics often date the rooms and inspire a lovely sense of nostalgia. Victorian homes, especially, are known for their unique features, including complex and decorative interior … Continue reading

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Saving Money The Victorian Way

Now we’ve rung in the New Year, many of us will be looking at our bank balances and feeling twinges of regret about our overspending during the holiday period.  According to Forbes Magazine, consumers who took on additional debt this holiday … 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 Behaviors Of Love By Eve Pearce

Antique Romance – Victorian Flirting Techniques With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, now is perhaps a good time to have a quick look at how our ancestors conducted themselves when it came to flirtation. While we tend to think of the Victorians as … Continue reading

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Repurpose A Broken Watch

What a great idea for that broken watch sitting in your drawer with no purpose other then you don’t want to get rid of it because of sentimental value. Here is a great solution – replace the watch and dials … 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 Hats

Throughout the half century, bonnets and hats, apart from sporting styles, were lavishly trimmed, and hair was invariably decorated with flowers, jewels or feathers for evening. Indoor caps were gradually discontinued, by the 1870s worn only, perhaps, with a tea-gown … Continue reading

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