To give your living room a romantic and feminine atmosphere, adopt the shabby chic style by taking inspiration from this beautiful collection of ideas! The shabby chic decor comes from the interior design of our neighbors across the Channel.
The furniture and accessories of the large country houses in England gave birth to this style. One of its most important and interesting aspects is the recycling and renovation of old objects. These are accommodated in contemporary interiors by means of techniques such as painting and cutting, for example. The houses of this style are elegant, refined and a little nostalgic, without being too pretentious or too kitsch. Read on to discover our tips for a living room decor with a shabby chic atmosphere!
Living room with shabby chic decor and fireplace
Objects and furniture of this style are often recovered and adapted for new use. So, they are also usually covered with several layers of paint that should not try to hide, but to highlight. In case you have a rather new furniture, you also have the opportunity to imitate the appearance of all these old layers using modern techniques. If you intend to acquire new furniture, which you will then transform using such techniques, prefer those with ornaments and decorative motifs that are reminiscent of the past and bring a note nostalgic.
Furniture idea for shabby chic style living room deco
With regard to fabrics, the characteristic materials for this romantic style are cotton and linen. Shabby chic is inspired by the tradition and the historical contacts between Britain and France, this type of fabric, which are made in France in respect of the techniques of the past, are particularly popular.
Living room decoration in shabby chic style with cushions and floral pattern
As you can see in the pictures in our gallery, the specific shabby chic colors are white and beige. The shades of these colors are suitable not only for painting furniture and fabric colors, but also for walls and floor coverings. This range is often married with floral motifs that are drawn from the decoration in english style , like those in the collections of Laura Ashley . They appear on wallpapers, throws and curtains as well as on furniture and decorative objects. If the palette of neutral colors is not your cup of tea, then opt for that pastel colors.
Shabby chic style interior with fireplace
The decorative accessories you can use to complete the look of your living room will also be inspired by the past and will bear its mark: vases, plates and bowls with floral motifs; the paintings with romantic landscapes and the rattan baskets are the perfect complements for the design of such a living room. Lovers of this kind of romantic and feminine design could also complement their seaside-style accessories interiors, vintage nordic or English, which will bring intriguing details to a living room with shabby chic decor. Here is now our beautiful gallery of trade shows in this style:
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