Crown molding and a large fireplace instantly make this Victorian sitting room seem grand and elegant. An ornate area rug and plush champagne-colored sofas help balance the space, while a striped ottoman completes the lavish look.
In Hilary's design for this formal living room, as seen on HGTV's hit show Love It or List It, she brings in lots of patterns and textures to give the room a unique and complex look. The design takes advantage of old world luxury in pieces such as the chandelier hanging from the ceiling, the complex mantelpiece, the Victorian wingback furniture, and the intricate cabinetry. She then blends a mixture of patterns like stripes and paisley together for a completed look.
This library offers ample display for an impressive collection of books and fine art. A grand, Victorian desk has a stately presence looking toward a full-windowed wall and cozy lounge chair. A lampshade chandelier compliments the sophisticated style of the room and casts a warm glow matching the bookshelf lighting.
A distressed wood cabinet and vintage gold leaf mirror create a charming vanity set up. A gold nightstand echoes the vintage flair, but contributes a different finish. Mounted light fixtures are affixed around the mirror adding soft light to the natural sunshine from the draped window.
The interiors reflect a strong connection to history and place, drawing upon the past for inspiration. Custom, Pennville cabinets complement the simple, painted wainscot paneling and hexagonal mosaic floor tile. All of the vanities in the home were designed as free standing furniture.
This living room is fit for a king with gold decor and accent pieces lining the walls and furniture. A light color palette is perfect for the spacious and sophisticated design. Gorgeous drapes and crisp white furniture create beautiful lines and an appealing setting.
The meticulously renovated property includes four floors, seven bedrooms and baths all served by an elevator. Natural light and beautiful light fixtures show off the home's original details and beautiful antique furniture.
The soft cream palette fused with gold accents creates a stunning color palette for this glamorous sitting and dining space. 18th century antique furniture dresses the room and elegant crystal chandeliers provide exquisite lighting. In addition, floor-to-ceiling french doors line the room heightening the space and offer plenty of natural light.
A furniture-style vanity with a shapely marble top gives a nod to this fully renovated home's Victorian architecture. Chrome fixtures and hardware bring an updated vibe to the white-walled space, which features original millwork. This Victorian home had beautiful bones, but the client wanted to update the bathrooms, kitchen and living spaces to reflect her family's casual lifestyle.
This ballerina bedroom is a little girl's dream. Featuring victorian furniture and opulent finishes, this bedroom is made grand with oversize wood trim, curtains, and chandeliers. The seat at the dressing table is wrapped in tulle and a chaise lounge for relaxing is nearby.
This pale pink Victorian sitting room is a hub of floral furniture and curtains in front of the pink and gray striped wallpaper. A camelback sofa has throw pillows with a matching pattern from the upholstered wing chair and sits around the round, tufted ottoman with a fringed bottom. The tasseled pillows mirror the tasseled floor-length curtains for a fully patterned room.
This sophisticated master bedroom located in Paris is fit for royalty. Gold details throughout the room enrich the Victorian style and add shine to the neutral wall color and patterned wood flooring. Lining the furniture against the walls maximizes the available space and keeps the room feeling grandiose and open.
This master bedroom showcases a Victorian era aesthetic on a grand scale. The California King sized bed and coordinating nightstands are made of American Walnut with bronze hardware. Feminine bed linens, floral throw pillows, and fresh flower decor soften the look of the substantial furniture.
An eclectic mix of furniture makes this cozy living room a fun place to relax or entertain. Built-in bookshelves flank the original Victorian fireplace, and a large mirror above helps bounce light around the room and enlarge the space.