14 Classic And Elegant Victorian Living Room Designs

Black And Gold Living Room

When it comes to luxurious, ornate and unique furnishings, the Victorian style is simply unmatched. Victorian era was a complete opposite of today’s minimalist styles. It was a time of heavy ornate furnishings, rich colors, lots of embellishments and a penchant for knickknacks. As a result, the Victorian style is romantic, complex, warm, dramatic and opulent. With homeowners today starting to explore ornate and vintage decor, the Victorian style has once again found new admirers. Victorian style is certainly becoming a popular living room design style with homeowners. A typical Victorian living room is very orderly, formal and precise. They are not just pretty rooms to look at and showcase. They can be as practical and functional as a living room with any other style. Often, an audacious, exquisite and refined Victorian-style living room can provide welcome relief from the monotonous contemporary architecture.

Rooms decorated in the Victorian style have a lot of ornamentation. They also strongly reflect the owners’ personality. For some people, decorating a Victorian living room is also a way to honor the history and showcase the owners’ interests. Entering a Victorian living room is often a feast to the senses. There is so much to savor and even more to admire. The Victorian style is full of visual opulence. The main features of this style include rich colors and fabrics, heavy and ornate furniture, period designs, etc. Similarly, the architecture includes period trimmings, ceiling panels, wall sconces, and tapestries. However, despite its heavy and ornate decor, the Victorian design is full of warmth and comfort. Rich marble flooring, sensuous fabrics, layered window treatments, and plush upholstery all add to the overall comfort of a Victorian room.

{ 1 } White Theme Victorian Living Room

White Theme Victorian Living Room
Sophisticated White Theme Living Room by Richard Massa Architects
This Victorian design living room breaks the norm with a not-so-typical design. It does not have an audacious and heavy decor. On the contrary, the design achieves sophistication and richness through soft colors and plush fabrics. The room displays a white theme with soft colors in furnishings. The ceiling and walls are painted white to reflect more light and make the room look larger than it really is. The carved wall trimmings give the room a sophisticated and old world look. The ornate fireplace mantel further adds to the old world look. The soft colors of the modern style furnishings add to the sophistication of the design. The capitone design ottoman and cozy throw along with the shag rug add warmth and comfort to the decor. The chandelier is a touch of style and opulence.

{ 2 } Soft Colors Victorian Room Design

Soft Colors Victorian Room Design
Bright and Cheerful Living Room Design by MW Hunter Custom Design LLC
The soft colors and large windows of this traditional living room make it look bright and cheerful. The soft yellow wall paint is light and yet adds some drama to the decor. The white ceiling and window treatments reinforce the bright and jolly feeling of the room. The yellow upholstery on the armchairs along with the lace trim adds warmth to the design. The ivory area rug and sofa also brighten the room and add to the coziness of the decor. The antique coffee table and candle chandelier add a touch of style. The white color of the layered window treatments keeps it from looking heavy and further adds to the Victorian look.

{ 3 } Colorful Furnishing Living Room Design

Colorful Furnishing Living Room Design
Sumptuous Victorian Living Space in Manhattan Apartment by Eberlein | Photo by Tom Crane
This sumptuous Victorian living room is full of colors and patterns. The soft yellow wall paint adds warmth and cheerfulness to the decor. The green floral armchair upholstery goes well with the other furnishings of the decor. Also, the colorful area rug and Coffee Table for Living Room add some color and pattern to the design. The multicolored window treatment further adds to the colorful design. Similarly, the heavy ornate chandelier and the ornate fireplace mantle gives the room a Victorian appeal. The millwork trimming on the walls further adds to the Victorian feel of the interiors.

{ 4 } Grand White And Gold Living Room

Grand White And Gold Living Room
Classic Interior Design in Apartment in Moscow City Hall by Aplan
This classic Victorian living room is brimming with opulence and comfort. The marble flooring and soft wall paint make the room look bright and airy. The plush sofas and warm colors of the furnishings make the room inviting and comfortable. The antique coffee table and side tables along with other antique furnishings in the room add an old world feel to the decor. Similarly, the painted plafonds, porticoes, gilding, and decoration of stucco cornices give the room a Victorian look. The stylish ceiling lights, table lamps, and chandelier further add to the Victorian appeal of the room. The various art paintings and the fireplace also add to the same look. All in all, the stunning room is a perfect example of authentic Victorian design interiors.

{ 5 } Modern Colors Traditional Living Room

Modern Colors Traditional Living Room
Traditional Living Room in Not So Traditional Colors
This living room has all the elements of a Victorian design. The ceilings and doors have trimmings while the fireplace mantle has ornate embellishments. The armchair near the fireplace along with the sofa and coffee table also has Victorian style design. The wall art and window table decoration add some character to the decor. In contrast, the green color on the walls and the green and pink window treatments and sofa colors add an element of fun into the decor. Similarly, the colorful upholstery lifts the mood of the room. The multicolored area rug looks like a quilt and further adds to the playful and fun environment. The use of non-traditional colors in traditional style decor adds visual interest to the room.

{ 6 } Warm Victorian Living Room Design

Warm Victorian Living Room Design
Warm and Luxurious Victorian Design in Charleston by SLC Interiors
From the ornate crown moulding and ceiling trim to the Victorian style furniture and hardwood floors, this living room is certainly a perfect example of classic Victorian interiors. The earthy tones of the furniture and the brown area rugs, as well as the polished hardwood floors, bring warmth to the design. The beautiful chandelier and floor lamps match the brown and bronze tones of the furniture. The plush furnishings with shiny velvet upholstery give the room a luxurious feel. Trimmings on archways, doors, and windows give a Victorian look. Similarly, the rococo stucco ceiling and decorative crown moulding add to the Victorian appeal of the place.

{ 7 } Dark Colors Victorian Design

Dark Colors Victorian Design
Elegant Victorian Interiors in a House in Long Grove by Pickell Building | Photo by Linda Oyama Bryan
The dark colors of this elegant Victorian designs only serve to enhance the luxurious look of this room. The dark cherry colored walls of wainscot and polished hardwood flooring give the room a sensuous appeal. The built-in bookcases on both sides of the stone slab surround flush fireplace, add visual interest to the decor. In contrast, the white paint on the tray ceiling with trimmings and floor-to-ceiling windows let in natural light and balance the dark interiors. Likewise, fancy window draperies and floral print area rug add pattern to the decor. The Chesterfield armchair and ottoman, wooden armchair, and plush velvet lace sofa add warmth and comfort to the decor. The antique marble-topped coffee table along with the ornate chandelier and stylish wall sconces give the room a Victorian look.

{ 8 } High Ceiling Victorian Design Room

High Ceiling Victorian Design Room
Opulent Victorian Interior Design by Affiniti Architects
This Victorian High Ceiling Living Room is an example of a grand design. The ceiling wall trimmings, archways, and skylights remind of the old world architecture. Similarly, the antique wooden chest and ornate coffee table further enhance the Victorian look. The soft colors of the plush furnishings bring warmth and light to the decor. The floral print area rug also gives a Victorian look. The stylish chandelier and ornate mirror add to the luxurious look of the room.

{ 9 } Plush Pink Victorian Living Room

Plush Pink Victorian Living RoomClassic Colors Living Room Design by Haleh Design | Photo by Gorden Beall
The soft pink color of this opulent living room was custom made for the owners. For the wall trims, however, the designers used Benn More HC-27 Monterey white semi-gloss. The wall trimmings and gilding give an appearance of luxury to the room. The accent golden light from the crystal chandelier further enhances this effect. The layered window treatment in classic floral print curtains with tassels gives the room a Victorian look. The Victorian style furniture from Colombo Mobili in earthy brown and soft green colors certainly gives the room some warmth and character. The floral print oriental area rug from Tabriz also enhances the cozy look of the room. Moreover, a small antique chest displays the owners’ collection of antique and limited edition Herand tea sets.

{ 10 } Earthy Colors Victorian Design

Earthy Colors Victorian Design
Warm, Earthy Colors Victorian Room by Interiors by Myriam LLC
The earthy colors of this dark Victorian living room make it look extremely warm and comfortable. The ornately carved screen in the corner and the beautiful iron scroll wall art certainly give the room a Victorian feel. The brown shades of the furniture match the light brown ceiling and walls. The stylish white table lamp and wall sconces further enhance the old-world appeal of the decor. The layered brown window draperies in silk match the warm colors of the decor and also give the room a luxurious look. The stunning black coffee table contrasts nicely with the oriental white area rug. Despite the dark tones of the decor and furniture, the room looks welcoming and grand at the same time.

{ 11 } Classic Wood And White Design

Classic Wood And White Design
Classic Elegance with Light Colors in Villa in Clapham by Cochrane Design | Photo by Paul Craig
It is not necessary to indulge in heavy ornate embellishments, jewel tones and excessive display of luxury to get a sophisticated Victorian decor. This classic white and wood themed living room is a great example. this living room has stark white walls with rococo stucco ceiling and ornate ceiling trim. Full wainscot wall paneling and fireplace trim give the room a Victorian look. The classic white candle chandelier further enhances this look. A modern style white sofa and bench in damask silk upholstery along with the white velvet area rug go well with the white theme of the decor. In contrast, the dark wood side tables, tea tray, and mirror frame bring some color to the decor. The wall art and flower vase give the room some character.

{ 12 } Subtle Luxury Traditional Living Room

Subtle Luxury Traditional Living Room
Sophisticated and Grand Victorian Living Room by Bucks-Mont NARI and Yeager Renovations
This transitional living room design has many Victorian elements in it. The floor-to-ceiling windows let in a lot of natural light. The white silk window treatments are not layered but still have a rather old world charm. In contrast, the dark wood herringbone flooring gives the room a Victorian look. The velvet area rug further enhances this look. Similarly, the lavender Chesterfield sofa and white armchairs bring color to the decor and give the room a Victorian appeal. The glass-topped coffee table and the ruby red glass-topped side table along with the chandelier are a modern touch to the decor. The small fireplace and wall art gallery above it provide visual interest to the room.

{ 13 } Eclectic Wallpaper Living Room

Eclectic Wallpaper Living Room
Colorful Interiors in The Jayne House, Furness Mansion by Eberlein
This colorful living room is full of patterns and designs. The soft blue ceiling with white trim looks very sober. The eclectic wallpaper design adds visual interest to the room. It also enhances the appeal of the floral patterned area rug. The splendid silk and blue layered window draperies enhance the rich feel of the room. The upholstery of the room also comes in various colors and patterns. It also brings interest and character to the room. The stunning wooden side table and the crystal chandelier further enhance the Victorian appeal of the room. All in all, this Victorian living room decor looks vibrant and lively.

{ 14 } Black And Gold Living Room

Black And Gold Living Room
Bold and Beautiful Living Room in Beacon Hill by TMS Architects
This exquisite Victorian living room design is rich in colors and pattern. The shiny black ceiling and the black and gold motif wallpaper form a perfect base for the plush furniture and the ornately framed paintings that adorn the maximalist interiors. The walls are adorned with a self-portrait by Flemish Baroque painter Peter Paul Rubens, above the fireplace, and William Redmore Bigg’s Family Portrait, circa 1755-1828, above the club chair in gilded frames. The furniture upholstery has warm earthy colors accentuated by golden accent lights from the stylish wall sconces and green table lamp. The cozy furniture, gold details, and accent lights combine to make this small room look luxurious and grand.

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