Paint Your Walls in the Victorian Style

Karen Bateman has always “loved Victoriana and became a collector in high school”; when she and her husband redid their … Continue reading


Furnishing a Victorian Guestroom

While contractors busily adapted his 1878 Queen Anne to his 21st century lifestyle, homeowner Chris Mullen indulged one of his … Continue reading


Seashore Memories

Victorians’ love of the sea meant gathering shells and using them in decorative ways. Playing in the sea was such … Continue reading


DIY Tip: How to Faux-Grain

Decorative painter Karen Bateman spent months faux-graining the woodwork in her 3,100-square-foot house. Karen faux-grained the side lights around the … Continue reading