Queen Victoria reigned from 1837 to 1901 and, during that time, western culture made huge leaps in technology and manufacturing, and witnessed great social changes. Therefore, the Victorian decorating was eclectic, bold and represented the householder’s status in society. It’s possible to decorate a modern home with Victorian decorating style in many ways. For instance, accessories are key to pulling your Victorian decorating together. You’ll be surprised at the impact a few alterations can make! Concentrate on buying old photos, artwork and mantle clocks that match your Victorian decor. Be sure to add in plenty of antiques as well as Victorian era curios. Additional touches like vintage fabrics and vases filled with flowers can add that special touch that gives your home a professional look.