There is a reason why this style is still one of the most sought-after home decorating styles. However, those of you considering a kitchen remodel can go for cabinets of this style as a relic of that golden era. They provide you with a much desired feel of this beautiful décor.
This style is all about lark spits, spice tins, sugar nippers, marmalade cutters, brass pots, chinaware, steel kitchen cutlery, cast iron skillets, and wooden cabinets. If you are designing your house and are determined to have a this design, then let me tell you that such kitchens were usually set up in the basement or the outbuilding of the house.
The cabinets had movable sideboards and cupboards. Kitchen island and a rustic fireplace were the must haves as well. Cabinets were not inbuilt, and according to the thinking of those days, they should look like a handy furniture. So, make sure you keep these things in mind when you implement these decorating ideas in your home.
The décor in question is an assortment of stained and painted finishes. As long as the colors are complementing each other, you can use a combination of even three to four colors. Along with colors, they must also bear different depths and heights. Some should be deep, while some should be shallow.
If you are aiming for wall shelves, then you can opt for the open style. Now, about the material to be used. Well, most of the rich, stained, and dark types of wood, like oak, birch, chestnut, cherry, elm, etc., are suitable materials for the typical urban cupboards. Light-stained materials would mess up the mood of your kitchen.
You also need to give special attention to the knobs, handles, hinges, pulls, latches, covers, locks, and keys. All these factors must reflect the heightened sophistication of urban lifestyle, and hence, make sure they are made using materials, like cast iron, brass, or porcelain.
Also, get bail pulls, ring pulls, or drop pulls; flush, butt, half mortise, barrel or offset hinges, etc., to get a kitchen design, which has a perfect Victorian feel.
You can also incorporate these cabinets with a rustic kitchen design, since it is also a vintage form of home decorating. Once you get your desired design, it is equally important to use them with complementing kitchen appliances and accessories. These were a few small things that you need to do to maintain the mood and charm of the Victorian style.