Vintage Inspirations from the English Countryside

Mars Dilbert, vintage girl inspired by the Victorian era and timeless, modern romantic, feminine styles for the old soul
A chat with the lovely vintage-inspired stylist, Mars Dilbert!

A Modern Romantic: Interview with Rebecca Lord

Rebecca Lord, vintage style blogger inspired by the Victorian era and timeless, romantic, feminine styles for the old soul; inspired by downton abbey
Explore the beautiful romantic stylings of Rebecca Lord in my latest interview!

Victorian Holiday Craft: Popcorn Garland

Popcorn garland on antique bookcase for the vintage girl, classic beauty, modern romantic, and fan of Downton abbey, Bronte, and Jane Austen. By Willow & Birch Apothecary shop specializing in artisan botanical beauty inspired by the Victorian era.

Learn to make a classic popcorn garland for your holiday decor!

Autumn's Bounty Fall Facial Recipe

Apples, pumpkins, and sunflowers for gentle fall facial DIY beauty
Make your own fall facial with apples, pumpkins, and sunflowers!

A Flicker of the Past

Anna Krusinski of Willow & Birch Apothecary shop makes artisan botanical candles in feminine and romantic timeless Victorian inspired scents for the old soul and vintage girl.
See how Anna carries on the traditions of Victorian techniques with her handcrafted scented candles!

Perfumed Stationery

1797 Princess Elizabeth of the United Kingdom William Beechey Victorian art painting woman writing letter
Create your own scented stationery to add an extra touch of loveliness to your cards and letters!

English Cottage Inspirations

The Sheep's Nest English cottage gift shop in Hobart, New York
Enjoy a dash of the English countryside in the Catskills of upstate New York!

History Mystery

History Mystery
A local "history mystery" from Anna's hometown in the Catskills.

A Deeper Lens

Black woman in Victorian England, part of the Black Chronicles exhibit
A glimpse into the Black Chronicles II exhibit featuring over 200 photographs of black men and women in Victorian Britain.

Botanical Hair Care

Botanical Hair Care
Nourishing botanical hair rinse recipe for healthy, shiny hair.

Victorian-Inspired Reads

Anna of Willow & Birch Apothecary in a feminine and timeless victorian dress with a vintage style book
A selection of favorite Victorian-inspired books filled with timeless stories and fascinating peeks into this bygone era.

Victorian Rose: The Story Behind Our 19th Century-Inspired Day Cream

Victorian Rose: The Story Behind Our 19th Century-Inspired Day Cream
Join Anna for a behind-the-scenes peek at the story behind her Rose Petals Day Cream, inspired by Victorian-era cold cream recipes!