Modern Victorian Furniture

Modern Victorian Furniture

Julie Mikos Photography Victorian decorating hasn't been popular for a while now. It's often considered too frou-frou and too overwhelmingly feminine and dark. However, there are a lot of elements of Victorian decorating that people still gravitate towards, so the look has been updated into something we call “modern Victorian”. It has all the pretty elements of classic Victorian style but it's been given a contemporary twist to make it more accessible for today's homes and homeowners. Modern Victorian style is pretty and romantic but never overwhelming, so it's very important to find balance.ColorsWhen it comes to modern Victorian decorating, the colors aren't as important as the style. That said, it's better to stay with lighter colors as opposed to dark ones. Victorian style has a tendency to be too dark (red, browns, blues) so to keep it fresh and modern go with lighter and paler colors. Neutrals like cream and gray are also good.WallsVictorian style is often associated with heavy wallpapers in patterns such as damask. These styles of papers can still be great but make sure they're not too dark. Tone-on-tone patterns in creams, beiges and soft metallics can be great.Architectural details like crown molding and chair rails are super ways to add a little Victorian flair.FurnitureVictorian furniture can be quite heavy looking. Antique, carved wood pieces were common and they were frequently covered in silks, velvets and brocades. To update the look opt for furniture with feminine curves but keep them in lighter tones. It's also important to mix them with slightly more contemporary pieces. For instance, a curvy sofa or chaise can be next to a streamlined coffee table or side table.WindowsA modern Victorian room should definitely have long curtains (blinds and shutters don't suit the look), but rather than heavy fabrics with a lot of embellishments stick with soft, elegant fabrics (such as silk) and keep the embellishments to a minimum. Avoid extra tassels and fringe.Accessories and AccentsChoose your accessories wisely – they can really make the look. Think about things like gilt mirrors, crystal sconces and chandeliers, and pretty pillows. Again, just be sure not to overdo it. If you have a large chandelier you might want more subdued sconces.Modern Victorian has a lot of romantic touches. The key is to find balance and keep the space from looking too feminine. Feminine touches are important, but they shouldn't overwhelm. Read More
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Modern Victorian Furniture

Victorian decorating hasn't been popular for a while now. It's often considered too frou-frou and too overwhelmingly feminine and dark. However, there are a lot of elements of Victorian decorating that people still gravitate towards, so the look has been updated into something we call “modern Victorian”. It has all the pretty elements of classic Victorian style but it's been given a contemporary twist to make it more accessible for today's homes and homeowners. Modern Victorian style is pretty and romantic but never overwhelming, so it's very important to find balance.ColorsWhen it comes to modern Victorian decorating, the colors aren't as important as the style. That said, it's better to stay with lighter colors as opposed to dark ones. Victorian style has a tendency to be too dark (red, browns, blues) so to keep it fresh and modern go with lighter and paler colors. Neutrals like cream and gray are also good.WallsVictorian style is often associated with heavy wallpapers in patterns such as damask. These styles of papers can still be great but make sure they're not too dark. Tone-on-tone patterns in creams, beiges and soft metallics can be great.Architectural details like crown molding and chair rails are super ways to add a little Victorian flair.FurnitureVictorian furniture can be quite heavy looking. Antique, carved wood pieces were common and they were frequently covered in silks, velvets and brocades. To update the look opt for furniture with feminine curves but keep them in lighter tones. It's also important to mix them with slightly more contemporary pieces. For instance, a curvy sofa or chaise can be next to a streamlined coffee table or side table.WindowsA modern Victorian room should definitely have long curtains (blinds and shutters don't suit the look), but rather than heavy fabrics with a lot of embellishments stick with soft, elegant fabrics (such as silk) and keep the embellishments to a minimum. Avoid extra tassels and fringe.Accessories and AccentsChoose your accessories wisely – they can really make the look. Think about things like gilt mirrors, crystal sconces and chandeliers, and pretty pillows. Again, just be sure not to overdo it. If you have a large chandelier you might want more subdued sconces.Modern Victorian has a lot of romantic touches. The key is to find balance and keep the space from looking too feminine. Feminine touches are important, but they shouldn't overwhelm.
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Modern Victorian Furniture

Victorian Furniture Company is a name that is synonymous with fine quality Victorian and French reproductions. Our website and catalog are our showroom where we sell and ship direct from the warehouse loading dock to the consumer. We bypass the normal furniture store connection. Furniture stores maintain high overhead associated with brick and mortar operations (i.e. delivery vehicles, personnel, maintenance, commissions, inventory, etc.). These high overhead expenses are not evident in our pricing. We want to pass all the savings we can on to the consumer. Since we do not have a showroom, this means you will receive savings of up to 60% OFF Comparable Retail. Choosing fabrics, bonded leathers and finishes have never been easier with our user friendly website.  We have a large selection of beautiful Victorian and French Furniture at savings of up to 60% off Comparable Retail.  Let Victorian Furniture Company, LLC. take you back in time and make your home an elegant show palace.
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Modern Victorian Furniture

Add the puzzle pieces slowly to be sure they fit well together. Start by mixing your modern and Victorian furnishings together in a room, step back and see what works together. Maybe you need to reupholster an older piece with a modern fabric, or maybe you need to paint the walls a bold color. Live with the two styles together to get a feel of what works for you. Eventually, you will have the perfect mix of old and new, creating your very own Modern Victorian home. There are many other design styles that mix well with Victorian homes, such as 10 Ways To Achieve A Victorian Gothic-Inspired Home.
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Modern Victorian Furniture

Some may call this look eclectic, but we prefer to call this mixture, Modern Victorian. Really it only makes sense that this style has evolved into being. Most people who own a Victorian home want some small sense of modern design in their home, and those who don’t own a Victorian crave the Victorian quality and character that seems hard to come by now-a-days.
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Modern Victorian Furniture

Victorian decorating hasn't been popular for a while now. It's often considered too frou-frou and too overwhelmingly feminine and dark. However, there are a lot of elements of Victorian decorating that people still gravitate towards, so the look has been updated into something we call “modern Victorian”. It has all the pretty elements of classic Victorian style but it's been given a contemporary twist to make it more accessible for today's homes and homeowners.
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Modern Victorian Furniture

Victorian Furniture Company is a name that is synonymous with fine quality Victorian and French reproductions. Our website and catalog are our showroom where we sell and ship direct from the warehouse loading dock to the consumer. We bypass the normal furniture store connection. Furniture stores maintain high overhead associated with brick and mortar operations (i.e. delivery vehicles, personnel, maintenance, commissions, inventory, etc.). These high overhead expenses are not evident in our pricing. We want to pass all the savings we can on to the consumer. Since we do not have a showroom, this means you will receive savings of up to 60% OFF Comparable Retail.
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Modern Victorian Furniture

When it comes to modern Victorian decorating, the colors aren't as important as the style. That said, it's better to stay with lighter colors as opposed to dark ones. Victorian style has a tendency to be too dark (red, browns, blues) so to keep it fresh and modern go with lighter and paler colors. Neutrals like cream and gray are also good.
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Victorian styles date back to the reign of Queen Victoria throughout the 19th and the beginning of the 20th century. Sought from the British culture, this interior design genre is made with feminine details, intricate lines and beautiful shapes. Subdued, touchable tones and gilded pieces all come together to create beautiful living rooms, bedrooms and luxurious bathrooms. Let’s take a look at some beautiful Victorian furniture pieces that hold a unique,modern twist and can completely transform any room of the house.
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Choosing fabrics, bonded leathers and finishes have never been easier with our user friendly website.  We have a large selection of beautiful Victorian and French Furniture at savings of up to 60% off Comparable Retail.  Let Victorian Furniture Company, LLC. take you back in time and make your home an elegant show palace.

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