Shabby chic style: a modern apartment in Manhattan

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The Shabby chic style has had great success in France. Do you like furniture weathered by time? If you are addicted to old-fashioned decor and you enjoy old things, you may not know it, but it's highly possible that you're a follower of Shabby chic!
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We invite you to visually discover this apartment located in Manhattan which is both modern and Shabby chic.

Shabby chic style: light indoor living room and aged mirror

The principle of this style is simple: preference for light colors, antique furniture or with aging effect for an authentic look. This is a trend that represents "the vintage But in terms of furniture and not clothes. In reality, the origin of this style is Rachel Ashwell. This is an Englishman who went to live under the sun in California in the 1980s. Her first boutique was opened in Santa Monica. She knows, immediately, a very great success. A few years are enough to make it world famous. Nowadays, the little shop of yesteryear is a big chain of stores called Shabby Chic . Rachel Ashwell has written a significant number of books to reveal the secrets of her decoration. Do you know his secret formula? It's very simple: it mixes objects from Chinese culture, objects found at the recovery, sometimes it is also restoration and DIY to finally create this unique and eclectic style that is Shabby chic!

Shabby chic style: decorating ideas

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This apartment in Manhattan is a curious example: it is both in Shabby style while remaining modern . In fact, if you like old objects, do not put too much especially, not to lose their individual charm. Here is the example below, representing the living room of the apartment in Manhattan, which shows how with little decoration and two objects in bright colors you can recreate this style in your interior. The decoration consists of a frame composition on the left, a bouquet of yellow flowers resting on the table and a retro mirror.

The living room, Tara design Benet

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The workspace

The bathroom in light blue

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The kitchen in white and light green

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Decoration with old frames

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Floral decoration with yellow flowers

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Composition of frames

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Yellow vase

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