How I just LOVE the Victorian era. The first time I ever laid eyes on an actual Victorian mansion it overwhelmed me with so much emotion.
Though I’ve been to this mansion many times before, the very first time I saw this house a few years ago was the first time I’d ever laid eyes on a Victorian home in person. I was so nervous on the drive up I could barely contain myself in the car.
I remember as I rounded the corner and saw this massive beauty for the first time, it almost brought me to tears. I was frozen and couldn’t move. My eyes were trying to take in so much.
Not only was it HUGE, it was Victorian—built sometime in the 1800′s. Oh, my word how I fell in love—and that was just with the outside of the home. I still hadn’t made it to the inside of the house yet. I could only imagine what was in store for me.
Be still my heart. Pure beauty!!
As much as I’ve read about this era over the years and collected Victorian pictures and had anything Victorian I could possibly get my hands on—you
can see why it consumed me with emotion to actually be inside a Victorian home filled with furniture for the first time.
My life couldn’t get any better than this at the moment I first stepped foot into this gorgeous mansion.
Just thinking about being transported back in time to the Victorian era makes me swoon. The cars, the homes, the fashion, the furniture, the people, the top hats, the bustle skirts, the Christmas decorations—need I go on? Oh, and the Rococo style is one of my favorites of this time period.
There was so much history to this house. I felt the walls were speaking to me. If only they could talk.
I was transported back in time if only for a moment.
I can never get enough of the beauty of all this gloriousness.
I really love these painted ceilings. How beautiful are they? I’d love to have my ceilings painted in such gorgeousness!
My heart aches for such beauty. My favorite time period ever. Oh, how I’d love a time machine.
So, if you have nothing else to do today, transport yourself back into time and immerse yourself in the Victorian era—or, at the very least, go buy yourself a tête-à-tête, invite a friend over, and have a chit-chat on it together. Loads of fun.
Take-Away Life Lesson: There are so many beautiful things about the Victorian era to see. If only I could go back in time living in such a place—it would be ‘happy hour’ at the manse every day!! Come one and all!
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