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Food & Wine
Victoria

Victoria Classic Cottages 2013

In a frantic and hurried world, Victoria offers a respite from the chaos of everyday life. The pages are dedicated to living beautifully when entertaining, cooking, and decorating and even in artistic pursuits - and now you can enjoy every single page on your tablet! With a distinct personality all its own, Victoria personifies feminity, passion, and an enterprising spirit. Each issue features decorating and entertaining ideas, recipes, travel stories, essays from inspiring women, and much more.

Country:
United States
Language:
English
Publisher:
Hoffman Media
Frequency:
Bimonthly
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1 min.
dear friends

Decorating trends have made it possible for homeowners to capture the spirit of charming cottages, regardless of the size of a house. Crisp white curtains at the windows, soft neutral colors on the walls, a pottery jug filled with summer-blue hydrangeas, and the feeling of coziness created by a family enjoying life to the fullest—I treasure these qualities of bungalow living. Planning a cottage interior offers an opportunity to showcase lavish displays of heirloom treasures and fabulous flea-market finds. Liberal use of various shades of white, gray, and palest taupe, combined with antique linens, wicker chairs, plump cushions, and abundant flowers, creates a welcoming, relaxed environment. Add to your home’s ambience with an unexpected twist, such as leather-and-wood furnishings used on a sun-dappled terrace. “Crowded simplicity” is my motto for this…

1 min.
ethereal elegance

“ There are times when we stop, we sit still. We listen and breezes from a whole other world begin to whisper." —James Carroll…

1 min.
clean and crisp

“ O bed! O bed! delicious bed! That heaven upon earth to The weary head." —Thomas Hood“O bed! O bed! delicious bed! That heaven upon ear the weary head.” —THOMAS HOOD…