What do you think of when you hear shabby chic? Distress vintage finds, salvaged and whitewash wood, pops of pastel, lace and feminine florals, shabby chic is often also referred to as country chic or vintage chic.
The basic thing about this decor is upcycled or antiqued furniture, which means you can find old pieces at a low cost, or buy modern furniture at a cheaper price and give it a shabby makeover. Shabby chic style can be applied throughout your home.
Aged furniture is a must-have element in shabby chic. This sanded peeling paint dining table brings a vintage feel, complete the vintage look with matching colored storage cabinets as your dinnerware display.
White Color Scheme
The white color scheme that dominates the living room gives the classic cottage atmosphere. Linen and muslin are a must in your Shabby Chic design because they create an inviting feel that will put you and your guests at ease. The light and airy qualities are perfect for layering and for filtering light in a dreamy way through curtains and lampshades.
A large mirror in the living room in addition to functioning as a reflector of light, can also add character to the room. Choose an antique mirror with wooden frames and add beautiful flowers in front of it to beautify the atmosphere.
Soft Pastel Shades
Although white is the key color in shabby chic decoration, it does not mean other colors can not be used. Choose a soft pastel color for your room furniture, like this distressed pale blue buffet to create fun vintage atmosphere.
A wheatered shutter is a fantastic piece of shabby chic decor, it is perfect in any country styled rooms. Adjust the window color with the color scheme of the room to be aligned.
Colorful Living Room
Colorful shabby chic rooms are less popular but it can looks good too, the key is to choose a pastel palette for your shabby chic living room scheme.
If you get If you’ve got the space for it, shabby chic decoration in the bathroom makes a large bathroom feel more “homey” than sterile. A salvaged white storage and roll top bath create a rustic look.
White Dressing Room
In this white shabby chic dressing room, there’s an aged wardrobe that matches with the bench which is the focal corner of this room. Vintage chandelier and floral paintings are additional elements that are beautiful and proper for this room.
White Country Bedroom
Pared down forms, like this bare mannequin torso and vintage mirror, bring out a feeling of appealing authenticity to this attic country bedroom. Choose metal bed frame, floral pattern cushion and a classic rug to strengthen the vintage look.
Aged Iron Furniture
Salvaged iron chair combine with sanded peeling paint table and vintage soft blue desk lamp? what a perfect centrepiece of this simple scheme.