In a world full of crisp, modern furnishings, sometimes it is nice to take a step back in time and appreciate some of the finer historical periods, like the Victorian Era.
Victorian architecture is a series of architectural revival styles in the mid-to-late 19th century. Victorian refers to the reign of Queen Victoria (1837–1901), called the Victorian era, during which period the styles known as Victorian were used in construction. The styles often included interpretations and eclectic revivals of historic styles mixed with the introduction of middle east and Asian influences.(from wikipedia)
Now how to create a victorain bathroom?
- Wall colour
Before the Victorian era, most houses were painted all one color, usually white or beige. By 1887, bright earth tones like burnt sienna and mustard yellow were in vogue.
Dark red ,golden,dark blue and amber are common used paint in Victorian era. Of course,just choose one colour is boring.You can consider the same colour scheme or the collocation of different colour.
- Floor tile
When it comes to tile work in a Victorian bathroom design, traditional hexagonal, penny or subway tile is most commonly used for a classic, unfussy-but-elegant approach. White or other light colors are often preferred in order to create a light and airy feel in the space. Paint colors in Victorian bathrooms often follow the same rule set, with light, subtle whites, yellows, blues and pinks preferred over bolder colors, contributing to a soothing, romantic appeal.
- Bath product
Bath tub is one of the most iconic elements of Victorian bathroom. Classic,porcelain ,claw-footed are the typical characteristic . Now the Victorian bath tubs are now widely available in a range of updated styles and materials, but their Old World elegance is still right at home in a Victorian bathroom design.
Pedestal sinks with a porcelain or metal base are similarly common in Victorian bathroom designs. Other sink styles common in Victorian bathrooms are marble or bronze sinks set atop antique bureaus or chests of drawers.
Brass or gold-plating styles are common for ironmongery on furniture and in sinks and showers in Victorian bathrooms, and they may feature sculpted elements like plants and animals, scrolls or other gorgeous designs
Victorian bathrooms have great appeal for homeowners who prefer a lush, romantic and pampered feel for their bath space.Hope you can inspired by these tips and create your own Victorian bathroom.>