Interior decoration can be a nightmare if you do not have the right to lead. Whether it is a new house or you are just remodelling, you need to know the dos and don’ts, to get the desired result.
One of the most sort after décor themes is the Victorian. In this article, we are going to look at some ideas that will help you achieve the perfect look for your bedroom.
The Victorian-style has been around since the 20th century. It is named so, as this is how Queen Victoria fitted out her many mansions during her reign. It features a blend of various colours ranging from light tones such as cream, all the way to more vivid such as burgundy.
In your bedroom, you can explore this colour pallet, when selecting the drapes and bedspreads. Other places where colour choice can come in handy is on the carpeting and walls.
You can experiment with cream wall paint embellished with sage floral patterns. You can also adorn your wall with various decorative finishes such as wooden tongues and grooves or tapestries which are a common feature in Victorian décor.
Other places where colour comes in handy is on the furniture. For your chest of drawers and nightstands, you can paint them blue and mix it up with gold. The type of material that is used to make the furniture also matters.
To achieve a Victorian them, you should look for furniture made from either mahogany, rosewood or walnut. The design of the furniture is also crucial.
Victorian beds were canopy styled, so go to your local shop and look out for one that suits your taste. You can also add throw pillows for your bed and opt for bedding that feature ruffles and ribbons in their finishing.
The walls, windows and other finishing play an essential part in you achieving this look. Victorian windows are large, offering a good view of the exterior.
You can also add window shutters and floor-length curtains made of heavy fabrics. Hanged mirrors, flower vases and lampshades feature heavily in Victorian décor.
Look for items that blend with your colour scheme to achieve consistency. Wooden floors also feature in Victorian décor. Look for a flooring material that is easy to clean and durable, but still complement the look you want to achieve.
Next time you are looking to redecorate your home, explore some of the ideas above and live like one of the royals.