Victorian Modern Color

The Key to a Light Contemporary Victorian Room

  If you’re a modern homeowner with a flair for the Victorian, fear not! It is possible to get that … Continue reading

Victorian Wallpaper Sitting Room Traditional

Get Dramatic Color the Victorian Way

The Victorians combined deep, contrasting colors, often in extravagant patterns. Wallpaper gives homeowners an opportunity to recreate the lush and … Continue reading


Victorian Decor Tips from Edith Wharton’s Home, The Mount

Authoress Edith Wharton grew up in upper class society—it’s said that her family inspired the phrase “keeping up with the … Continue reading

"Agatha Christie at Home" by Hillary Macaskill (Francis Lincoln Limited, 2009).

Victorian Decor Inspiration from Agatha Christie, Part 2

Agatha Christie’s Edwardian childhood home impacted her decor decisions for the rest of her life. While the rest of the … Continue reading

Photo: Eric Striffler

6 Tips for Dramatic Victorian Decor

Get inspired to revamp your vision of your Victorian decor with Patty Bieglow’s 6 tips for dramatic style. 1. “Do … Continue reading

Georgian style left its mark on Dublin with the city's famous brightly-painted "Dublin doors." (Photo: Thinkstock).

Welcome the Royal Baby with a Crash Course in Georgian Style

Can’t get enough of the royal baby craze? Neither can we here at Victorian Homes magazine. So join us in welcoming His … Continue reading

Balloon shades give a subtle feminine touch to the living room with elegant draping and dangling tassels.  The chinoiserie side table adds a unique, Chinese flair to the home’s subtle hues (Photo: Eric Striffler).

6 Tips to Victorian Style on a Budget

With its subtle Victorian style, Patty Bigelow’s 1892 home is casual yet traditional for an elegant modern lifestyle–and believe it … Continue reading

The entrance to the Imperial Hotel, built in in Torquay in1866.

Victorian Decor Inspiration from Agatha Christie, Part 1

Ever read an Agatha Christie novel and wonder where she got her ideas? While her stories appeared in her head … Continue reading


5 Steps to Design a New-Build Victorian Home

If you plan to design a new-build Victorian home, you’ll face three problems: first, how to capture the essence of … Continue reading

Photo: Melinda Graham

How to Create a Victorian-style Sunroom in Your Home

Recreate a Victorian sunroom in your home–no matter its era or style. A sign of wealth in the Victorian era, … Continue reading