Member Blogs:

Crochet Visions 

"I specialize in the Art of Fine Thread Crochet. My items bring back the memories of years gone by. These beautiful handmade heirlooms that last a lifetime. Passed down from generation to generation. Special order to fit any décor. Original gift ideas for any occasion." 

Doll in the Looking Glass
The goal of Doll in the Looking Glass is to delight our customers with our custom doll creations.  The specialty of our boutique is creating a keepsake doll that looks like your child from a photograph of your cherished toddler.  Victorian-inspired as well as contemporary clothing options available.  Be prepared to fall in love as you explore our gallery of photo dolls.

Lamp Shades Victorian

Gorgeous handcrafted lampshades dripping with beading, lace and all things Victorian!

Martha's Favorites

Welcome to Martha's Favorites! A place where you will find all things fabulously, vintage for your romantic home. I collected items from art to vintage figurines. My specialty is tea cups and costume jewelry. My hope is that you will make "Marthasfavorites" your favorite.

Minnie's Vintage Shop
Thanks so much for visiting my new second Etsy Shop! Named in honor of my Great Grandmother Minnie. My Vintage Images are scanned and some are altered by me. They are recycled relatives and instant ancestors. Print them out and frame if you don't have any old family photos. Have fun with these! Please read my TOU. I hope you love my new shop! I sell Vintage Photos, Vintage photo collage sheets, printable cards, tags, attic treasures and other Vintage Inspired Items. 

Parlour Grande 
Step into history, step into our Parlour Grande! You will find collectible vases, boxes, and more. 
Choose from our exquisite line of makeup, perfume, and bathe care products. 

Roses and Teacups
At Roses and Teacups, "We Inspire and Assist the Giving Heart by Offering a Garden of Gifts, Gift Services, and Gift Programs." Our selection of beautiful, feminine gifts includes Tea Jewelry, Fine Tea ware, Tea and Floral Stationery, and Tea Table Accents. Our Bridal Accessories include Favors such as Handmade Soaps and Lavender Sachets, as well as Hand-decorated Photo Albums and Personalized Guest Books. We also feature many unique handcrafted creations such as Soy Teacup Candles, Crystal Teapot Hair Sticks and Rose Glycerin Soaps. 

Swan's Victorian Picture Hangers
Our picture hangers, picture hooks and antique button picture pins compliment any style home from the 1800's through the present. We sell medallions, picture rail moldings, and hardware, along with our picture hangers and hooks, to complete your wall hangings and pictures in classic Victorian style. 

Tea Bureau
Tea Bureau connects consumers and businesses to all facets of the tea industry. Find a tea business directory, tea room directory, tea news bureau, tea speakers bureau, tea library, and more. Loads of connections to fun and business listings related to tea. Bookmark our site 

Tea Course
For continuing education and success in the tea industry. 

Tea Etiquette Certified
Earn a highly sought after Tea Etiquette Certification through the Charleston School of Protocol. 

The Swan Company
Our picture hangers, picture hooks and antique button picture pins compliment any style home from the 1800's through the present. We sell medallions, picture rail moldings, and hardware, along with our picture hangers and hooks, to complete your wall hangings and pictures in classic Victorian style. The Swan Company is replicating a lovely Ball & Chain Portiere as pictured in a recent issue of Victorian Homes Magazine. See their double display window on Third Avenue. 

The Tea House Times
The Tea House Times is a Victorian, Afternoon Tea Publication. If you enjoy afternoon tea, subscribe today! Our website also features FREE Tea Party Games, Party Ideas, Afternoon Tea Recipes, Tea Facts, News and more. 

The Victorian Shoppe
"We specialize in providing Victorian clothing that looks authentic to the period with modern day comfort. Browse our selection of Victorian day dresses, Civil War dresses, pioneer dresses, bustle dresses, and ball gowns. We also carry Victorian hats, boots, purses, fans, parasols, and other related accessories. This summer we will be launching a line of children's pioneer dresses. If you would like to bring a bit of Victoriana into your home, browse our growing selection of Victorian home décor and accessories." 

Treasures 2 Remember
We are an authorized dealer for Authentic Models, which is a world wide manufacture of Quality model airplanes, sailing ships, Victorian writing sets, balance toys and many other items that are a true representation of the original crafts. We offer a large variety of items that will fit all budgets and all occasions, such as, personalized message in a bottle as a most romantic way to share your feelings with your loved one. The three wishes lamp is a mysterious adventure you both can share. Our Mizpah coin is a wonderful way to stay close to your loved one when you are separated. 

Victorian Etc. Magazine
Victorian Etc. will attempt to bring the Victorian people, lifestyle, customs, and crafts to light. Lose yourself in the ambiance of another time, place, and century. Whether we share a cup of tea or tackle one of the do-it-yourself Victorian craft projects, we want to welcome you home. Think of us as friends or family. Feel the warmth from our Victorian fireplace. Eat, drink, and be merry… 

Victorian Laurels

Our pleasure at Victorian Laurels is to bring you the finest collection of gifts to romance your life. We have chosen and created an eclectic touch of "everything' romantic, feminine, and nostalgic.  We have some vintage items and many handcrafted accessories for you and your Victorian home!  Enjoy your journey to another era, from our exclusive fragrance line to our exquisite wine charms and pillows.

Directory of Victorian Bed and Breakfasts

​Directory of our wonderful Victorian Heart Shoppes  A-Z


Victorian Era Tidbit:

The popularity of having the bride wear lace at her wedding really dates to Queen Victoria's amazing lace veil and dress at her own wedding in 1840.  Victoria also repopularized the wearing of a white wedding dress.