Interior Decor

Articles about interior decoration during the Regency

Fireplace Furniture:   Furnishing the Focus of the Regency Room

A cross-post from The Regency Redingote: Today, when most of us have some kind of furnace or other form of central heating in our homes, a fireplace is a luxury. Often, a luxury we typically enjoy only on special occasions. For our Regency ancestors, during the winter months their fireplace might literally be the difference…

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Lighting the House in the Regency by Regina Jeffers

Regina Jeffers is the author of a number of Regency romances and Austen-inspired novels. She was moved to write this article due to a power outage. There’s nothing like doing without electricity to give one a feel for what light–or the lack of it–was like in the Regency era. ~ * ~ Today, I have…

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Assembly Rooms, January 2015

Assembly Rooms is a collection of links to blogs and articles of interest to lovers of the Regency Era. Glorious Gothic: An impressive display of carriages:

Chinese Paper-Hangings

A cross-post from The Regency Redingote: Last month I wrote a general article about paper-hangings in the Regency. That was the first in a series of articles I have planned on various aspects of paper-hangings. In this article, I am going to focus on one of the more expensive and fanciful genres of paper-hangings, those…

The Regency — The Apotheosis of the Sideboard

A cross-post from The Regency Redingote: In the opinion of many art historians, myself included, it was during the decade of the Regency that the sideboard reached the pinnacle of its design and craftsmanship. Regency sideboards were elegant, graceful, but highly functional furniture forms, not equaled before or since. But this board at the side…