Victorian Living Room Ideas
Spent about a year building this living room. It looked great in my mind, and on paper, but now that it is nearing completion, I think the victorian elements may be a bit overwhelming. Any ideas on making the room seem larger? The house is 1904 Baltimore row home with 10ft ceilings. Stained glass, mahogany, and venetian plaster on ceiling (the highlight of the room, but also the part that makes the ceiling seem much lower than it is, and the room very dark). Perhaps a different wall color, and as a last resort, painting the wood work white. I think the biggest problem was the size of the mouldings used. The trim is too large. Also right now the room is packed full of furniture and stuff. I think getting rid of a couch, and cleaning out everything on and around the piano may help as well.