Decorating

A Chanel perfume bottle and a gilt jewelry case both feature glass engravings. The latter sweetly reads “Flowers picked for Momma.”

Etched in Memory: Jennifer Reynolds Calligraphy Engravings

For centuries, artisans have chiseled intricate swirling scripts and ornate patterns into objets d’art to commemorate special occasions. Celebrating the best things in life,...
A silver tea set adds simple elegance with its sleek design.

Midwinter Musings from Jenny Bohannon

I am honored and delighted to join the Victoria magazine community as Artist-in-Residence for 2023. As a wife, mother, homemaker, accidental social media influencer,...
Ackerman house exterior

Tea & Restoration at the Ackerman Heritage House

When Lauren Ackerman, co-founder of Ackerman Family Vineyards, was looking for a property in which to promote her acclaimed wines within the Napa city...
The Warm Welcome of a Blue Ridge Retreat

The Warm Welcome of a Blue Ridge Retreat

Picture-perfect vistas and sweet autumn breezes welcome one family for tranquil sojourns spent amid the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina. In these...

A Coastal Cottage

A blue-and-white–based seafaring theme navigates its way throughout the buoyant interiors of a breezy abode just a short walk from the beach, offering waves...
Five Design Secrets for Creating a Gracious Home

Marsha Mason’s Secrets for Creating a Gracious Home

In the process of reviving a long-neglected property for her family, Marsha Mason also discovered a new career. Her dramatic transformations of cottage and...