Victorian Curb Appeal

4 Victorian Curb Appeal Basics

Get started on achieving great curb appeal with this Victorian Cottage nestled in the Historic District of Orange, California as … Continue reading

Afternoon Tea Party, Mary Cassatt. Source: Wikimedia Commons

What’s the Deal With Victorians and Tea?

Think Victorian Entertaining, and you likely think “tea party.” But just why, exactly, was tea and the rituals surrounding it … 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

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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

This is where Benjamin and Mary-Anne Disraeli slept. There is a commode in the corner and bathing equipment in front of the fire. The room contains many portraits of the Victorian Royal family - they were gifts from Queen Victoria. (Photo: Susie Kearley)

Victorian Bedroom Decor: Get the Look

Recreate Mary-Anne Disraeli’s Victorian bedroom decor in your own home with these 4 iconic 1860s elements. 1. Carpet: Mary-Anne’s secret … Continue reading

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Get Victorian Style with Authentic Lace Curtains, Part 3

The most frequent question asked by those contemplating hanging Victorian style lace in their homes is, “How much lace do … Continue reading

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Get Victorian Style with Authentic Lace Curtains, Part 2

When searching for an artist to create an Eastlake lace pattern, Dan Cooper of Cooper’s Cottage Lace went immediately to … Continue reading

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Get Victorian Style with Authentic Lace Curtains, Part 1

There was something missing in the lives of those enamored with the Victorian style of 1870-1890 homes–a lace curtain pattern … Continue reading