Victorian Homes

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How the Victorians imagined 21st century living in the home- homes on wheels
Did you know Victorians predicted that homes would be on wheels? Nowadays Caravans, motorhomes and even converted vans are increasing in popularity in the UK. What do you think homes will look like in 200 years time?
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How the Victorians imagined 21st century living in the home- Kitchen gadgets
Did you know Victorians predicted gadgets in the kitchen to aid cooking? From blenders, to air fryers and mixers, theres no end of support in your modern day kitchen. Whats your favourite 21st century kitchen aid?
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How the Victorians imagined 21st century living in the home
Did you know that the Victorians predicted video calling from your home? In the 21st century video calling has become a daily luxury to connect with others. However only a couple of 100's of years ago, this technology wasn't close to existing 📞 What technology do you think they will have developed in the next 200 years?
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How the Victorians imagined 21st century living in the home.
Did you know the Victorians believed we would have electric machines to help with household chores? In the 21st century a hoover is commonly found in most homes, and in recent years robot hoover and mop duos have become increasingly popular - allowing you to automate cleaning in your home. Do you prefer a old fashioned brush and mop or the newer robot duos?🧹
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Victorian Floor Tiles
Patterned tiles, or tiles making up patterns, were mass-produced by machine during the Victorian era and were hugely popular. They were hard-wearing but gave a distinctive look and style that retains its popularity today.
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5 pieces of Victorian glassware to look out for
An easy way to spend a small amount on making a big difference to the Victorian vibe in your house is to hunt for antique glass that harks back to the era. From cake stands to fruit bowls, cream jugs to drinking glasses, Victorian pressed glass can be picked up in charity shops and car boot sales for pennies and can be used in a whole host of ways to bring some period charm to your home.
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5 Victorian Landmarks In Birmingham
Here are five examples of striking Victorian architecture you can still visit and admire today within the city of Birmingham.
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Construction problems to look out for in Victorian homes
We love Victorian Homes (obviously, who doesn’t?!) but they can often have some construction problems. Here are 5 to watch out for in your home.
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A Victorian seaside holiday – just like Jane Austen’s Sanditon
Did you know that many of the British seaside resorts we love today were actually born in the Victorian era?
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Tips on how to plan a wedding with Victorian style
Spring is generally the best time to plan a wedding and if you are not set yet on what sort of wedding you will have, you may want to consider tying the knot with a little Victorian style.
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Tips for painting the front door of your Victorian home
If your Victorian home is looking a little tired after a long hard winter you may find a new lick of paint on your front door could give it just the lift you are looking for. But how do you go about tackling this DIY job? The Victorian home renovation experts at Adrian Flux provide a 8-point guide to painting your front door.
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8 ways the Victorians celebrated New Year
The Victorians loved New Year celebrations and even Queen Victoria was a great fan of Hogmanay and “first-footing”. The Victorians believed whatever they were doing on New Year’s Day, they would do for the rest of the year. Check out a few new year celebrations popularised by the Victorians!
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Victorian Christmas tree decorations
So many of the Christmas traditions that we know and love today were born in the Victorian era – everything, in fact, from the Christmas tree to our penchant for dressing the home in deep greens and rich reds. We broke down five Victorian Christmas tree decorations!
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Victorian house renovation: 6 top tips
So you’ve bought your dream Victorian home. However, since it was built more than 100 years ago, it’s probably not quite at its best. Here are some projects to help kickstart your Victorian home renovation.
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Are you one of the lucky few that have a Victorian home that still has original plaster mouldings? We breakdown why it was so popular, and what led to this design feature to fade away.