Christmas Crafts


Victorian Cards & Christmas Cards

Make an amazing holiday Santa. Just follow the directions from an 1860s magazine to make a truly Victorian Santa Claus. It is fun to decorate your Christmas Tree in a truly Victorian fashion, featuring a variety of holiday themes. For a fun family project for kids, download a free 1800s design for your own ornament.



Holiday Santa

Christmas Ornaments 
Free directions to make 8 authentic Victorian Christmas ornaments.

Christmas Craft: Victorian Santa
Famous Thomas Nast Santa. Print your own copy for a fun holiday activity.

Christmas Crafts: Cards
Make your own Victorian holiday cards with free downloads.


Find beautiful color Victorian paper doll images - as sharp and clear as when originally published in 1859. Print the dolls on cardstock paper ... add fancy trimmings ... glitter, gold braid, small jewels and ribbon. Make your own Victorian ornament this year!

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Merry Christmas by Victoriana Magazine

Christmas Clip Art
Featuring Christmas animated graphics assembled from antique illustrations. Use these Christmas animated gifs on your web site.

Free Christmas Ebook

Craft: Victorian Toy Theater
Illustrated view of toy theaters with plans and directions for your own.

Cut-Out Activity
Colorful lithograph to print a fun holiday activity. 

Paper Costumes for Children
Colorful projects to make for parties, plays, or dress-up.

Holiday Window Decor

Christmas Crafts: Holiday Window Decor
Directions to design authentic Victorian holiday window decor from a period magazine.

Victorian Crafts for Christmas
Looking for the perfect Christmas gift – make something special and unique this season.

Dresden Star Heirloom Ornaments
The story of a company dedicated to recreating the wonder of a Victorian Christmas.


Christmas Card Holder
Christmas craft. Make your own card holder.

Decorating the Christmas Tree
Create the magic of a Victorian Christmas tree.

Feather Christmas Tree
The first artificial Christmas trees were small tabletop trees made of goose feathers.

Christmas Tree


Berlin Work Pattern, c1860
Needlework pattern to make a true Victorian gift.

Christmas Slipper, c1860
Needlework pattern for a fancy shoes for Christmas.

Christmas Purse, 1858  
Pattern for a Civil War era purse called a Christmas Purse. Perfect Christmas gift.