Tips To Achieve A Shabby Chic Style Interior

Shabby Chic is among the hottest trends in decorating, and for good reason. It is versatile, easy, and inexpensive. Shabby Chic is dependent on simplicity — simple color themes combined with your selected furniture and art.

In case you are on a limited decorating budget and want to build a look that is unpretentious yet elegant, Shabby Chic might be the style for you. Here are a few of the basic factors that make up a Shabby Chic look that you may would like to try in your house.

Painted Walls: Deciding on the paint for the project is also quite simple. White is usually your best bet, but light blues along with other colors work well also. If you are intending to do a whole room in the style, then choose a color that wont wear on your eyes after a while. Making use of color on the walls in a dramatic and unpredictable way will instantly transform the space.

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Printed Fabrics: Shabby chic depends heavily on fabric to give the luxurious look. Items look like they’ve been overdone in fabric but in a neat way, The fabrics generally used are cotton, linen and denim. They are either plain solid color or have a exclusive print or design. A ruffled, rumpled elegance is characteristic of this timeless style of decorating.

Unique Furniture: It follows a number of vintage trends. Many of them have Victorian patterns, which may appeal to art lovers and people who love antiques. Others bear sleek contours of which add intricacy to a wood-based environment. Some pieces even step away from the oft minimalistic approach, and express vintage style, as displayed by shabby chic chandeliers.

Flowers: Flowers and greenery are staples in shabby chic decor. Purchase a few fresh flowers at the market or pick some of your own if you have them. Throw them in an old looking vase, but don’t try to place them perfectly – you’d like them to look a little thrown together. That’s the great thing about shabby chic; the appearance is elegant and relaxed, yet not too perfect.

Unique Lighting: Shabby Chic features lighting fixtures and lamps that generally appear to be flea market finds. Usually the light fixtures have glass or crystal beads that in juxtaposition to the casual furniture creates an unexpected look. Lamps are often painted, and feature fabric shades made out of printed fabrics.

The shabby chic style of interior design is here to stay for quite a while. Whether it is just one piece of furniture, a whole room, or a house-wide theme, the shabby interior design style with its deeply rooted history, will surely make a statement at home.

 

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