This year, Victoriamag.com has offered a wealth of both inspiration and instruction for traveling, entertaining, decorating, and more. We take pride in bringing the spirit of the magazine you love to the Internet with thoughtfully selected content and exclusive web extras. From picturesque destinations and successful entrepreneurs to unforgettable interiors, join us as we revisit our most popular online features of 2018.
Make Your Own Lace Pottery
From her Kernersville studio in North Carolina, Maggie Weldon preserves priceless memories with delicate imprints of antique lace. A discovery she made along with her own storied pathway of chance and determination, the artists meaningful lace pottery seems a tailor-made expression of her soul.
A Bridal Bouquet of Royal Wedding Breakfast Recipes
As the eyes of the world turned toward Windsor Castle for the May 19, 2018, nuptials of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, the sun was rising across the United States. American coverage began in early morning, offering an opportunity to brew a pot of tea and watch the festivities unfold over our leisurely brunch. With a nod to the bridal bouquet, our thoughtfully curated menu presents delectable British fare chosen to honor the day and celebrate any coming occasion with an air of royalty.
Five Design 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 garden drew the admiration of friends, who began asking for her input on their renovations. In this exclusive web feature, the interior decorator offers guidance on cultivating environs that exude a sense of welcome.
Gracious French Living with Sharon Santoni
Although she has resided in France for most of her adulthood, British-born author and entrepreneur Sharon Santoni remains enthralled with the culture of her adopted land. Launching her popular blog, My French Country Home, ushered more opportunities, from writing books and hosting luxury tours to curating a quarterly subscription box of regional treasures. In this exclusive feature, Sharon offers advice for finding joy in the beauty of everyday moments.
Five Enchanting Ideas for Easter
Greet springtime with our suggestions for marking this glorious season with style and simplicity. Applying a fresh perspective to cherished traditions, our editors set the scene for a festive gathering in the March/April 2018 issue of Victoria. This lovely fête promises inspiration aplenty for adding beauty to the holiday.
Imbue Linens with Fragrance
Using gentle methods fresh from the pages of Victoria, impart a lasting scent to beloved textiles. From the calming influence of lavender to the invigorating effect of lemongrass, favorite fragrances enhance the sensory pleasure of living with—and caring for—these beautiful household treasures.
A Rural Retreat
Illustrating their enthusiasm for travel and passion for interior design, one British couple has adorned their home with a collection of French antique furniture and exquisite vintage finds.
Five Favorite Recipes for Tea
Teatime is a welcome occasion any time of year, but most especially during the cooler months. This treasured tonic can offer solace or the promise of shared moments with friends. We extend the invitation to set a beautiful table and enjoy a delightfully balanced selection of recipes from the 2018 issue of Tea Pleasures.
As nature’s color palette fully embraces autumn’s brilliant spectrum, join in the revelry with creative ideas that showcase the foliage of the season and make lovely displays for entertaining.
Ten Favorite Trees: A Victoria Christmas
Looking back over Victoria’s rich tradition of holiday radiance, we present ten of our favorite Christmas trees gleaned from the magazine’s pages. Prepare to be enchanted by a splendorous array—tabletop and traditional, glittering and simply charming—all sure to inspire a season of Yuletide decorating.
To discover a bounty of inspiration for bringing beauty to the New Year, see the January/February 2019 issue of Victoria magazine.