Shabby chic is one of the most popular styles of the last few years. We can find its influences everywhere from fashion to furniture.
When we say shabby chic we think about two different influences that combine to form the style that has become so trendy. First we have shabby, which actually means something used and kind of vintage and than we have chic, that represents something with style and personality.
When it comes to decorating your house in a shabby chic style, we think that is all about the accessories and the furniture. They have to resemble something that you might have seen in your grandparents house or in an old cottage in France. And just because they are vintage old have an old air, that doesn’t mean they have to be out of style.
Also do not fill your house with old stuff. Make sure that everything you buy makes sense and it doesn’t crowd your house. Go for small details like a coffee table that has flowers painted on it, a nice candelabra or a mirror that has a very special frame.
So where can you find shabby chic objects for your home? The flee markets are a great option, as you can find here unique and beautiful things. Also try to see if you can find some in the house of your grandparents or some other old relatives. If you don’t really like old stuff, just buy new ones from your local furniture stores or from the internet.
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If you need some inspiration, check out the gallery below where we have gathered some very cute and creative shabby chic living room designs and decor ideas.