Vintage Glam - Shabby Chic blissfully romantic and feminine
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A richly decorative era of Timeless grace and charm
Victorian rooms were usually full of pattern, in rich colors - on carpet, walls and curtains. Walls covered in embossed wallpaper and rooms accented with dark woodworking.
Windows heavily draped with lace curtains.
A typical room of the period would be crammed full of furniture. Pictures and miniatures covered the walls, and every available surface would be filled with trophies, souveniers, lamps, vases, pottery figures, flowers and bric-a-brac and leafy green plants.
An important piece of hall furniture was the stand to take coats, hats and umbrellas. Upholstered pieces included the ottoman, chaise lounge. Oriental rugs are ideal for a Victorian room, reflecting an interest in exotic places. Paisleys, too give an authentic touch. In the 1860s white and gold designs became popular for drawing rooms furnished in the "louis" style.
Bring in the new vintage glam look with light pale airy colours with a mix of ice cool pastels.
Graceful furniture with shapely curves. A dressing table is an absolute necessity. Skirted table to hold little knick knacks.
Dainty lace, ruffles, checks, stripes or florals for bedding and pillows.
Lots of bling for lighting, ornate wall sconces and sparkling crystal chandeliers with clear or colored glass drops.
Fun accents on curtains and bedding - ribbons and bows and the classic rose print
Fun accents for the bedroom - screens, hatboxes, Dress Form Mannequin, decorative beaded slipper, venetian glass picture frames, perfume bottles, wash stand and flower filled antique jug, porcelain vases
Candlesticks are an elegant way to create a soft, romantic mood
The vintage girl knows how to
mix and match
florals, stripes, checks and spots
Everything to start your Victorian style decorating process. Formal Victorian melds architectural profiles, sumptuous interior decor, and stylish displays of collectibles into a handsome package of five sections - exterior decoration; interior details; dressing walls, windows, and floors; elegant furnishings; and traditional touches). Victorian style and hints for transposing these looks into your own home.
An eclectic, richly decorative era - from exterior details to every element of the interior, with special emphasis on styles for individual rooms. Wealth of inspired ideas for recreating Victorian style, room by room. Explores the historical and social background to the Victorian style and offers practical advice that can be tailored to fit any home, budget or lifestyle. A must for everyone who owns or dreams of owning a victorian period home.
Vintage antique look - Features faux jewels. Great room design statement.
Metal Mannequin Dress Forms
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Add a touch of vintage glam
Add decorative victorian touches to walls, floors, furniture and bedding with stencils
Add a spark of vintage glam or a tid bit of bohemian chic
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Victorian Gothic House Style
Discover how to recreate and restore authentic period architecture, furnishings and detailing in the Victorian Gothic style. A celebration of one of the most exuberant styles of the period, Victorian Gothic House Style provides the ideal source of inspiration and reference for anyone wishing to re- create or preserve Gothic houses and interiors with style
Victorian Kitchens & Baths
Romance is in and Victorian design and architecture are as popular now as they were when Victorian was the contemporary style more than a hundred years ago. Often, people who buy a Victorian home have expertise in antiques of the era and can furnish a period living room or bedroom, but they are stymied when it comes to the kitchen and the bathroom. Victorian Kitchens and Baths solves this common dilemma by looking at the individual design, decor and architectural elements that make a room Victorian, offering a myriad of purist as well as interpretive ideas that can be used and adapted to fit many homes and tastes.
Victorian House Style
A comprehensive and beautifully illustrated guide to all aspects of Victorian design in and around the home, from major architectural features to the smaller details of interior decoration. This book is great inspiration for readers who wish to restore a Victorian house, or simply recreate the intimate splendor of the period. Taking into account the requirements of the modern-day home, this book offers both practical advice and inspiration which will enable readers to strike a balance between Victorian style and 20th-century living.
The Classic Handbook of Victorian Interior Decoration
Victorian home that needed restoration in every single room,Explains how, why and where to do every room from the screens to the windows to the walls to the floors. Simple diagrams and easy to read explanations.
Creating Vintage Style: Stylish Ideas & Step-by-step Projects
use antique fabrics, collectibles, and flea-market finds to decorate every part of your home, from bedrooms to outdoor spaces. Contemporary vintage is an eclectic style that's easy to live with - and it doesn't have to cost a fortune. It means taking the best from past eras and mixing it with the finest of the new in a way that suits your own personality. This book is a treasure trove for collectors, designers, and anyone who loves the patina of old bric-a-brac, quirky kitchenalia, antique furnishings, and the unique quality of repeatedly laundered linen.
VICTORIAN HOME: Grandeur of the Victorian Era
Tastefully transform any room into an elegant and comfortable Victorian style iving space. The Victorian Home is not only a beautifully written design guide to reviving rooms from this era, it's also a fascinating history lesson on the culture of the mid-to late 19th-century society in Britain. For this privileged class, the home was the "center of the universe, a safe haven from a rapidly industrializing society." Therefore, every chair, ornament, and light fixture was carefully chosen and exquisitely arranged to create a look of maximum opulence. Today, the reasons to "go Victorian" are much simpler. Some rooms merely capture the essence of the period in the style of the fireplace or the choice of wallpaper. Other rooms duplicate the era in every minute detail, right down to the arrangement of dishes and cutlery.
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