In this era of push-button cans of room deodorants and fancy smells, there is still the lingering remembrance of grandma’s old-fashioned rose jar with flower petals.
Are you wasting time and energy – and your silver plate – through a vigorous use of polish? Here, get some great old-fashioned tips to clean your silver.
Back when cheap Halloween party decor was a distant dream, people had to make their Halloween decorations the old-fashioned way: by getting creative. Ghoul School 1919 is now in session!
Armsmear, the Connecticut mansion also known as the Samuel Colt House, was built on a huge plot of land owned by the inventor of the famous firearm. See what this grand and spacious Victorian home was like in its heyday!
Early in the 20th century, there was an interesting development in American home life — people started moving from the city out to the suburban districts and small towns. See some classic All-American suburban houses from that era here!
Boo! If you’re having friends over for some spooky fun, look here for four different hauntingly creative Halloween party table decorations! These vintage menu suggestions and decor ideas are just as fun and festive today as ever.
Why take the stairs while you can ride up in comfort inside one of these metalwork ‘cage’ style antique elevators, made with beautiful ornamental iron? Just tell the bellhop what floor you want.
Vintage weathervanes were made in almost every conceivable design and pattern. Horses, cows, deer, eagles, ships. roosters and even pigs were hammered in metal and used to register the direction of the wind.
New York City’s old Waldorf-Astoria Hotel — torn down in 1929 — was a luxurious Victorian building that served overnight guests as much as Manhattan’s social elite. Here, take a look inside the hotel rooms and suites, and see what accommodations would have looked like back in 1903!
After years of growth through various successful businesses, Detroit became a major transportation hub, and many Gilded Age mansions were built to the east and west of what is now downtown Detroit.
Come take a stroll through these gated gardens, and lose yourself in another era. These photos show how the walled gardens at Gray Gardens in East Hampton, New York looked in the year 1916.
Here’s a collection of stencils patterns from 1910, inspired by Greek, Roman, Egyptian, Persian and other classical designs.
Vintage wall decor Wall decorations occupy the attention of the homekeeper much more than formerly. In former times, it was the custom for people of
The Christmas tree It is doubtful if St Nick in all his travels ever beholds a dwelling in which, no effort has been made to
Pioneer Stationery House – Wholesale and Retail These new quarters are now open to the public. It is the only exclusive stationery house in North
Sparkling, shiny Christmas decor for your home (1916) by Dorothy Dale Half the joy of the holiday season is in gayly decorating the home. You can
About the aristocracy of porcelain Marking that will help you detect the gems of your closet The Derby china, or the “Crown Derby,” as it
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