Shabby chic is a romantic and comfortable decorating style that combines the casual and the vintage. This style evokes a dreamy feeling and you will find lots of lace, floral fabrics, wrought iron, and sheer curtains.
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The shabby chic home is cozy and feels familiar. You will find lots of fresh flowers on the tables and there are always plenty of candles to provide soft lighting.
The look is highly romantic and it is also a feminine look that combines vintage objects with new objects.
The vintage look is strong with shabby chic and the objects should look like they have been used and loved. Old lace, painted furniture with worn paint, and vintage textiles exist with modern touches to create a soft, feminine look. You will find plenty of pink, mint green, and dove gray in these interiors.
Vintage fabrics that show their age are a big part of the shabby chic style. You can find aged fabrics at flea markets or even make your own by soaking them in black tea. White sheers look great in the windows to let the light in and they can be combined with heavier floral curtains when you want more privacy.
Distressed painted furniture is the furniture of choice with this type of interior and the more beat up the paint job is the better it will look. Just make sure the furniture is white or another pastel color. You don’t want bright colors.
Your couch should be soft and comfortable, preferably white. You can make or buy a floral slipcover for it. The couch should have overstuffed cushions and be very soft so you sink right into it.
This style isn’t fussy and you don’t have to make everything look perfect. While you don’t want your home to be a chaotic mess, you can freely display vintage items and other interesting pieces around your home.
You will find lots of interesting details when you go with this style like glass doorknobs, antique mantels, and vintage metal.
Wrought iron is a common metal accent and the paint should ideally be flaking off or peeling. Rusty iron looks good as well. You want to make sure that you have plenty of flowers and candles in your home.
The more flowers you have out the better and you always want a candle burning. Candles and flowers add to the romantic feel and fresh flowers are always beautiful to look at.
Shabby chic decor is warm and inviting and your home will turn into a romantic place that you don’t want to leave. This style is unforgettable and if you love romance, vintage furnishings and comfort, you can’t go wrong with this look and style.