Plaster Designs for Classic Victorian AppealBlog |March 16th, 2016
Victorian accents and décor are a time honored statement that will never go out of style. In fact, many designers agree that Victorian style adds highlighted detail, clean sophisticated lines and colourful accents. The style can be incorporated into your décor with Victorian furniture, sophisticated sconces, mirrors and a decorative plaster design on the walls and ceilings. In fact, plaster designs will add classic Victorian appeal and charm.
Exciting Walls and Ceilings
One of the most popular flairs today is reminiscent of the bygone days of old such as the Victorian era. And with recreating the Victorian age with décor and accents, your home is quickly transformed into an elegant dream.
There are numerous ways to add a striking Victorian feel. In truth, you can instantly turn your drab walls and ceilings into works of art with plaster designs. The wall and ceiling alone will have your guests in awe. And the great thing is, a plaster design is a cost-effective way to add your own new modern or traditional look. Indeed, Victorian accents can be both contemporary and customary or a combination of both.
Victorian art is widely referred to as being grand and decorative. However, there are many types of detailed art that vary in style. For instance, the medallion is a popular Victorian design for the celling. It is renowned for its 3D affect and intricate detail. Another prevalent trend in the Victorian age and remains popular today are the plaster ceiling roses. In fact, ceiling roses were often handmade and are a great reflection of the period. Often plaster ceiling roses were moulded and built in sections right on site. But in the 1850’s the gelatine mould was introduced, lowering the cost of production. This invention made the ceiling roses even more appealing.
Sometimes people have a misconception of the Victorian period being stuffy and prudish in style. But that is far from the truth. In honesty, the Victorian age was quite luxurious and opulent, especially the decorative art like the plaster designs. Actually, the Victorian period is one of the most grand, transformative and diverse in current history. And when it comes to decorating, the Victorian period is a great inspiration for and décor.
Decorative plaster can be used for a wide variety of Victorian accents besides ceilings and walls. In fact, extra accents enhance and add to this style of décor. Some of the most intricate and grand additions are decorative columns, cornices, domes, art deco panels, Adams panels and arches.
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