One of the most attractive and popular interior design styles is the Victorian style. This style, which has its roots in the Victorian Era, can be easily created in a home, without the need to hire an interior designer. It is quite common for people to try to create a Victorian look in their homes without actually knowing what its characteristics are. It is impossible to create a Victorian interior design without knowing what its various elements are. Two words come to mind when trying to describe the Victorian interior design style: beauty and abundance. During the Victorian era, when people got more access to goods at lower cost, they had a lot of design materials to work with. This is why the Victorian style uses a lot of decorative items. However it is important not to overdue this. Giving a feeling of abundance while avoiding clutter is the key to a successful Victorian look.
Some of the main things you should try to achieve with the Victorian interior decorating style are: If your room has a fireplace, use ornate brackets and use a white marble mantel if you can afford it. Stain your windows with stain glass colors. This is a cheap way to achieve the stain glass windows-look popular during the Victorian period. Use dark shades and use the richest colors for the most important rooms. Use lots of wallpaper with floral and fruit designs. Upholster your furniture. These are just some of the things you can do to create a Victorian style design for your rooms. Try looking at some pictures online or in books to get a more detailed look at this style.