With hand-painted, tree-covered wallpaper, this traditional parlor becomes an enchanting space for entertaining guests and sharing intellectual conversations. A plush white sofa and gilded, 18th century chairs offer plenty of spaces to sit, while a crystal chandelier, lamps and candelabras provide radiant light for any occasion.
In a room with pink and white vertical striped wallpaper, a rich wood buffet table with brass hardware is displayed along one wall. Two table lamps are placed at either end of the buffet table while the wall above displays an ornate gold mirror.
A special resting place was created in a second floor hallway that leads to an outdoor balcony overlooking this Houston estate. Oversized chairs, a wood pedestal center table, brass side tables and abstract artwork complement the antique wool area rug and custom draperies in a pink Ikat print.
Playful details abound - undulant baluster collars interject a sense of movement and rhythm to the stairs. Victorian, square section columns supporting the lantern transform to octagons with a wink to the Roman Doric Order.
All of the trim, brackets, balusters and columns were custom designed and then fabricated by millwork craftsman.
This completely custom guest cottage was built in only eight months time.
Although not typically known for having a minimalistic look, this Victorian-style dining room avoids accessories, patterns and over-the-top fixtures. However, the rich wood furnishings, antique grandfather clock and ornate clawfoot dining set deliver a genuine view of the era with a contemporary edge.
This master bedroom is fit for royalty with its extravagant furnishings and gold and white color scheme that produces an updated Victorian style. From floor to ceiling, wall to window, the presentation is stunning beyond words.
Beautifully Decorative Victorian Hallway in Paris With Artistic Marble Flooring and Accent Wall Columns
The marble finish throughout this space creates lovely movement traveling through the hallway. Four brown accent columns echo the sun design centered in the flooring. Built in shelves display beautiful art perfect for completing the sophisticated design.
The main entry shows off another of the interesting chimneys that both divide and add lots of visual interest and texture to the room. Beautiful Oriental rugs further mark off the space for different purposes.
Striped walls, an animal print chair and a vibrant red chandelier ensure the dining room has a striking energy of its own. Luxe draperies and a heavy wooden dining table ground the space with formal elegance.
An alternating step, ships-ladder connects family and guests to spectacular views from the tower’s “look-out”. On a clear day, the view stretches thirty miles across the New York City reservoir system.
The client’s fascination with the colors and detail of period Victorian homes was the impetus for this more modern interpretation of a Second Empire Victorian. The client always loved the style of the house from the "Adams Family" television show.
Enter into this regal master bedroom and let its ethereal soft aqua and neutral color palette of instantly calm you. Opulent finishes and layers of textured fabrics enhance the luxurious mood, particularly its signature feature: a traditional canopy complete with gold-leafed finials.