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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!

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!

Valentine Greetings

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

A Victorian Darling: Interview with Samantha Asam

A Victorian Darling: Interview with Samantha Asam
Join me for an interview with the lovely Samantha Asam from Victorian Darlings on Instagram where she curates a beautiful collection of Victorian and Edwardian photographs and ephemera!

The Victorian Kitchen: Interview with Bryce Romig

Bryce of The Victorian Kitchen on Instagram
Join me for an interview with the lovely and talented Bryce from The Victorian Kitchen on Instagram where he pairs flowers and food history to recreate Victorian-era baking recipes!

Drink and Be Merry!

Drink and Be Merry!
Try these fun Victorian-inspired drink recipes for your next party...or your next "Downton Abbey" binge night!

Becoming a Victorian

Woman in Victorian dress with white rose
A special sneak peek into our very first Willow & Birch photo-shoot, and a few things I learned from being a Victorian lady for a day...

Smell the Roses

Rose petals for natural botanical beauty
See why rose is so wonderful for your skin and how you can incorporate it into your beauty routine with easy DIY recipes!

Everyday Beauty

Everyday Beauty
A peek inside the Victorian lady's morning routine, and how we can bring that beauty into our everyday moments today.