Historic Decor and Interior Design Tips for Period Homes and Decorating Styles
These pages are chock full of information and links useful to those restoring a historic home's interior decor as well as those who decorate in period styles and other decorating genres from Arts and Crafts and Victorian to Neoclassical and Retro styles. Whether you prefer historic accuracy or eclecticism, you're sure to find many informative, practical, and resource-full pages, photos, and serendipitous finds.
Historic Period Interior Design and Home Decor: The American Colonial Period Decorating Style: Chinese Wallpaper imported for affluent homes
Historic Period Interior Design and Home Decor: The American Colonial Color Palette
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Lee Jofa Antique "Indigo Rosette" Metallic Gold on Blue Reproduction Ceiling+ Medallion Wallpaper, Also in red and beige.
Lee Jofa 1700s Allegorie a L'Amour Neoclassical Toile Wallpaper in Three Colorways
Majestic Lee Jofa King George Historic 18th Century Reproduction Toile Wallpaper - Epic!
Lee Jofa Quatre Saisons Historic Mauve Toile Wallpaper - Gorgeous, top quality handprinted 18th century reproduction.
Roses Floral Striped Thomas Strahan Designer Historic Victorian Wallpaper
PHENOMENAL Exclusive New Vintage Schumacher Architectural Grisaille+Color Hand Printed Fabric - This is the most incredible fabric!
Just added gallery of Victorian Interiors to The Four Basics of Victorian Interior Design
The 4 Basics of Victorian Interior Design and Home Decor
Art Nouveau Interior Design & Home Decor
Arts and Crafts Period Interior Design and Home Decorating
Choosing Appropriate Upholstery Fabrics for Period Decorating: Part II What makes a fabric durable?
The Artwork of Russian Art Deco Artist Erté
Heat Between the Sheets (G rated) Stay warm and save energy without electric heaters and blankets by taking a few cues from our 19th century predecessors....
Keeping Warm In the 1800s Heating during most of the 19th century was primarily from fireplaces and stoves that used either coal or wood. The best of these were designed to allow air intake that radiated more heat into a room and to minimize smoke. Antiques Treasure, Kinsman Chronicles, Piano Rooms, Darling Decor, Chronicles King, Victorian Interiors, Heat Stoves, Antiques Stoves, Inspiration Design
Awareness of the extensive use of wallpapers in American home decor from the 18th through the middle of the 20th centuries has increased dramatically... Black Backgrounds, Wall Paper, Interiors Design, Artists Express, Peacock Beauty, Increase Dramatic, Decor Rooms Ideas, Peacock Pride, Historical Wallpapers
The Romance of Victorian Gothic Revival Style Decor
Energy Efficient Winter Decorating Victorian Style
Movies Old House Buffs will Love: Our Favorite DVDs for Old House Afficiandos...Some movies on our list are really great on all scores (including the music -- sorry could not resist the pun) but others are not. The story may be disorganized and sluggish. The characters may be undeveloped. The dialogue may be disconnected. But we love these movies for their settings and attention to detail -- For the period wallpaper, furnishings, architecture, and even costumes. We hope you'll agree and add your own favorites to the list.
You know you own an old house when... The true life drama, romance, comedy, mystery and tragedy of historic restoration... Owning and restoring an old house is often a love/hate relationship....