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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

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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

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Seashore Memories

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

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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