Historic Paint Colors for the Victorian Home: Part One
For more information about historic paint colors for your Victorian or Arts and Crafts era home, please visit the Historic Design Consulting Website today! To view part two of the Victorian Paint Colors post, click here! I was asked recently if I used colors from the historic color collections of major paint manufactures such as Sherwin Williams or Benjamin Moore during my paint consults. My answer was no. In fact, I really don't know much about these "historic" lines of paint colors because…
Victorian color schemes
"Painted Ladies" they're called-- Victorian homes are usually dated from between 1880-1915 (ish). Queen Anne is the most orna...
The 4 Basics of Victorian Interior Design and Home Décor
Early Victorian homes featured lighter colored walls with richer colors in the dining room and library. Later Victorians turned to deeper tones, which were used to emphasize the importance of a room. In more urban areas, colors like gray, darker green, and a grayer blue were often chosen to minimize the effect of grime from coal dust and stains from gas and oil lamps.
The interior of the Kitchen at Speke Hall
The interior of the Kitchen at Speke Hall | Speke Hall. High quality art prints with a selection of frame and size options, canvases, and postcards. National Trust