One of the mistakes that many people make when it comes to Victorian tub chairs in their homes is the fact that they put them in the wrong environment or place in their home. Most people like the classical historic look of these chairs and they really want to take advantage of the sophisticated look that these chairs take on but they do not realize that you cannot just through these chairs anyplace and they will provide you will the feel you are looking for. It is a very fine line between utilizing these chairs for the character they provide or just simply junking up your home with multiple styles.
The best place to use a Victorian Tub Chair in your home is obviously in a Victorian style room or even better a Victorian style house. Most people like the Victorian style but do not like it enough to have their entire house designed that way but some people might have a Victorian style room. This is the best option; match the chair style to the room style. If you do not have a room or house dedicated to this style the next best thing to do is to use your chair as a room's accent. You want the focal point of the room to be the chai and what is paired with the chair if anything like a side table or autumn. You can achieve this with the simple use of colors. Most of Victorian style furniture use reds, golds and greens. These colors are very bright and can contrast with almost any other color that you may have in your room. This contrast of color will dominate the room and give this style of chair a purpose so to speak, in the room. It is a very good way to visually draw the eye to the chair and make it harmonize with everything else.
Another smart way to use this kind of chair is to keep this style of furniture in fancy or untouchable rooms of the house. I have actually seen people in my family use these chairs in this way. They have a chair and want to use it as a historic piece with the character that these chairs do have. To do this they keep these chairs secluded to formal living rooms or dens. This is very smart because it really does tie the feel of the room together. Most people use this technique in front of a fireplace and this really sets the mood for your relaxing environment. Your room or house can benefit from the classical historic look of these chairs without having to be that style. It is a fine line to do but a Victorian Tub Chair is definitely worth the risk with what it can provide your home environment with.