by Giorgina Devereaux
Vintage decor and furniture (also known as
Shabby Chic decor) incorporates accessories, furniture, and
household items from the years 1900-1950 to decorate your home.
what makes this decor a popular decorating style?
It provides a
comfortable and casual look through the use of Vintage accessories, new
decor that looks old, pastels, comfy light painted furniture, lace
tablecloths, dreamy soft floral fabrics, wrought iron curtain rods with
sheer curtains, and vivid fresh flowers.
The idea of combining the old
with the new opens up endless possibilities when selecting Shabby Chic
home decor and furnishings.
Imagine visiting your grandparents
and snuggling in comfortable soft furniture, while being surrounded by
colorful fresh flowers and the soft scent of candles.
This style can
create the same sensation for your own home. It balances elegant items
with old and worn, silver accessories with painted wood tables, and
soft area rugs with old lace.
If your budget is limited, Vintage furniture is the perfect solution.
Chic and Vintage furniture is made to look worn, along with stylish items
and things that look old. Therefore, you have a varied range of choices
for furniture and home decor.
Consider the following ideas as a guide:
A fresh coat of paint is
a great way of giving old
pieces of furniture some Shabby Chic appeal.
You can also update older
upholstered furniture through the use of slip covers or large throws.
For small tables, such as side tables, coffee tables, or consoles, look
for pieces that feature carved wood as a focal point.
Keep in mind that
if you are looking for Shabby Chic furniture to take measures to avoid
bright bold colors or matching sets.
Instead, try to mix and match the
upholstery style with floral patterns, along with striped pillows and
accent your walls, you can include carved wood or metal shelves, which
can be purchased in antique stores, gift shops, garage sales, and
Again, a little paint on these items goes a long way
because you will add a special touch to your décor. For instance, you
incorporate an ornate wrought iron corner shelf and display antique
collectibles or crocheted dollies for a vintage look.
Furthermore, you can look for old
doors, windows, mantels, garden gates, house shutters, and wrought
iron, which can be used as wall hangings or even used to replace
existing doors to add charm.
lighting, you can use a floral
print or solid colored fabric lamp shade for the right splash of color
and display it against surfaces that are distressed.
Wrought iron, wood
mirrors, or picture frames with white, natural, or distressed finishes
blend well in a Shabby Chic room.
If you want to add a unique touch to
this decor, apply weathered paint to towel racks in the bathroom or
And let’s not forget to include candleholders or candelabra.
You can give these items a distressed finish in white or ivory for that shabby
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