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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!

Beatrix Potter Garden Inspirations

Beatrix Potter Garden Inspirations
Garden inspirations from beloved author and artist Beatrix Potter

Making Soap

Making Soap
Join Anna for a behind-the-scenes peek at how she makes her all-natural soap following the same processes of the Victorian era!

Tea Time!

Tea Time!
Anna shares her favorite tea blends, tea sets, and more to inspire your next delightfully charming tea-time!

Valentine Greetings

Valentine Greetings
Victorian Valentine's Day inspirations and antique valentine's greetings to share and enjoy!