During the Victorian era, staircases were decorated with elaborate carpet or floorcloth runners. Today this area of the home is often a blank canvas in the overall portrait of a home. Lisa A. Flam of Journal Gazette states that decorating a staircase is forgotten in many homes, or at least bumped down on the decorating to-do list. She describes various ways to decorate this over-looked area of the home. Read story here.
Victorian Tiles – Designs from the PastTile Source recreates classic floor tiles with traditional clay and colored stains.
How to Recreate a Victorian Music RoomTo deserve its title, a Victorian music room was furnished with a sympathetic understanding of the art it represented.
Victorian Butler’s PantryThe 19th century was a time when servants were plentiful and elegant dinners were served with much promptness and precision of detail with the help of the butler’s pantry.
What Do You Find in a Gentleman’s Library?Extraordinary objects could be found in a Victorian or Edwardian gentleman’s library.