Victorians treasured their furry friends as we do today! Here is a little tribute to the tabby kitty which can be either for crochet or Java Canvas [Aida Cloth today]. Or you could just print this little kitty out to frame on your wall. I plan to do so for my baby boy's nursery which happens to be kitty themed. Just click on the image above for the full sized version....Continue Reading
A true Victorian invention - the Apple Seed Comb. A description of which follows - The three rosettes with which this comb is ornamented are made of apple seeds, fastened on a circular piece of stiff lace and varnished. The illustration shows the comb two-thirds the full size. The stiff lace is encircled with fine wire. The seeds are sewn on with fine silk, in single rows, beginning at the outer edge , and placing them in such a manner that the round side should be uppermost. When completed, the rosettes are varnished with...Continue ReadingSubscribe |
Our Official Flower
A Victorian Passage has adopted an official flower. This lovely ivory pink flower can be purchased over at Bluegrass Gardens.
This month its Back to Nature. Whether you are out for a stroll in the woods, picking blackberries, camping or something else - it's all about getting back to...
I've always had a thing for old plumbing! As you can tell from some of my previous articles like these on "Improved Domestic Sanitary Appliances" of the tub and...
Another month has rolled around and with spring in full force this month's kit focuses on spring time and flowers. I was able to create this kit containing over...Continue Reading
Fashions for May Descriptions for Figures 1 - 5, which starts on the left. Fig.1 Walking Costume of Pink India-Silk The underskirt has a narrow edge of black showing...Continue Reading
Ahh coffeee! A lot of us enjoy our morning cup of coffee just as the Victorians did. I had a lot of fun putting this Victorian inspired kit together...Continue Reading
Some Suggestions about its Composition, Preparation and Service. THE beverage of the masses, in this Country, in all social gatherings, is unquestionably the cup of coffee; and that almost...Continue Reading
The colors for this month's palette at Pixelscrapper were very inspiring. So I made a small contribution toward the train. Thankful Harvest reminds me of fall harvest foods that...Continue Reading
We have yet another freebie for you! The Blog train palette had very rich fall colors which made me to think of the 1880's. So my Bohemian Breeze freebie...Continue Reading
Sorry its been a few months since I have been able to offer another freebie! But I'm happily able to join this month's blog train at PixelScrapper. My take...Continue Reading
Well I have another freebie for you today! This kit was inspired by those kind of evening's which were commonly spent during the 19th century by the fireside. This...Continue Reading
Its November! In our neck of the woods that means the leaves are slowly falling off the trees and the weather is turning rainy and cool. Time to think...Continue Reading
Here I am again just a few days before the Pixelscrapper November train starts and I have another scrapbook kit freebie to squeeze in before it! This masculine themed...Continue Reading