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The small range in the Kitchen Scullery at Lanhydrock, Cornwall

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Resplendent with Victorian charm, the opulent Chatillon-DeMenil mansion proudly stands as a magnificent example of the storied French heritage of Saint Louis. Built in 1848 by wilderness explorer Henri Chatillon as a modest four-room brick farmhouse, the home was sold in 1856 to wealthy French-born physician Dr. Nicolas DeMenil.

Victoria Magazine

For lovers of charming homes and gardens, decorative touches, and world travel, Victoria nourishes the feminine soul and promises a return to loveliness.

Interior of the 1895 house, Rhyd-y-car

Rhyd-y-car Terrace

Victorian paint colors are deep, rich colors - but they are not bright, vibrant or 'modern-looking' in any way. They have rather a 'muted', 'toned-down' or old-fashioned look instead.

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Colourful nature and Celtic-inspired art for people who love to feel more connected with the natural world - plus online drawing courses and resources with the freedom to do creativity your own way...

Emma Foster CGA&A: Victorian Era Colour Palette

Victorian Era Colour Palette

Just as I did for steampunk I have created a colour palette for the Victorian period so that this will keep me on track when it comes to my ...

Victorian colour palette

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Period Colours The Victorian Colour Palette (1837-1901) In the Victorian era excessive ornamentation and deep rich colours were utilise...

The Old House Blog: Historic Paint Colors for the Victorian Home: Part One

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…

In the Victorian era, it was possible to buy ready-mixed paint colors like the ones on this 1871 paint card.

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Victorian Color Palette | ... about 90 colors which they suggest are of a Victorian color palette

Victorian color schemes

"Painted Ladies" they're called-- Victorian homes are usually dated from between 1880-1915 (ish). Queen Anne is the most orna...

Historic Exterior House Colors | Choosing Exterior Paint Colors For Your Historic House | The Craftsman ...

Choosing Exterior Paint Colors For Your Historic House

Choosing paint colors for your historic home can be a daunting task. Let us help you narrow your choices and pick a real winner.

A lesson in Victorian design, style and color. ~ Not everything you see on Pinterest marked as "Victorian" is victorian. Be cautious! ~ Springwolf

Victorian color schemes

"Painted Ladies" they're called-- Victorian homes are usually dated from between 1880-1915 (ish). Queen Anne is the most orna...

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 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 fish larder at Lanhydrock

The fish larder at Lanhydrock

The fish larder at Lanhydrock | Lanhydrock. High quality art prints with a selection of frame and size options, canvases, and postcards. National Trust

The interior of the Kitchen at Speke Hall

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

A detailed close up of the range in the Kitchen at Speke Hall

A detailed close up of the range in the Kitchen at Speke Hall

A detailed close up of the range in the Kitchen at Speke Hall | Speke Hall. High quality art prints with a selection of frame and size options, canvases, and postcards. National Trust