We all have a different taste in interior design. Some like it traditional and some like it modern. No matter what your preference is, there is something for everyone.
In this article, we will talk about shabby chic interior design ideas that are popular in the world of interior design.
A lot of people think that shabby chic is outdated, but the truth is that it has never been more popular than today. If you want to know how to make a space feel vintage and romantic, then read on!
1 – French Country Shabby Chic
One of the easiest ways to add a French country shabby chic touch is through decorating with vintage items. You can find many of these at flea markets and thrift stores for very little cost. You can also use this style by adding some shabby chic furniture pieces from stores like IKEA or Target.
This blue shabby chic cabinet can be created by up-cycling an old thrift store cabinet and simply re painting it with your favourite shabby chic chalk paint. Pair this look with a matching shabby chic chair and some vintage style shabby chic throw cushions and you’ve got the perfect french country shabby chic style.
2 – Romantic Shabby Chic Bedding
Shabby chic is a type of design that is characterized by its simplicity and lack of ostentation. It’s a style that has been popular for years and it’s not going anywhere anytime soon.
Shabby chic bedding sets are the perfect way to bring this style into your bedroom. You can easily purchase shabby chic pillows, duvet covers, sheets, and more to create the perfect shabby chic bedroom.
3 – All White Shabby Chic Bed
A shabby chic bed is a perfect way to add some personality to your bedroom. They are usually made from wood and have a painted finish which can be either white or cream. You can find them in all shapes and sizes but they are usually large with four posts or pillars that support the headboard and footboard.
Shabby chic bedding can be white, cream or ivory in colour with lace, frills and ruffles making it look feminine.
Check out more white bedroom ideas in our article 40+ Beautiful White Bedroom Ideas.
P.s. Don’t you just love this shabby chic headboard?!
4 – Decorated Shabby Chic Bed Frame
A shabby chic bed is a bed that is usually decorated in a very feminine and delicate way. The bedding for this type of bed often includes lots of frills, lace, and ruffles. This type of shabby chic bedding can be quite expensive and therefore not everyone can afford to have one.
If you are looking for a shabby chic styled bedroom then there are many different ways in which you can achieve this look. One way is to get the furniture in the room painted white with some shabby chic details like antique brass ornaments on the shabby chic headboard or footboard. Another way would be to use white furniture with beautiful floral patterns on it such as Persian carpets or Indian wall hangings.
5 – Cute and Floral Shabby Chic Pillows
Did you know, the term “shabby chic” was first used in the 1980s by British designer Rosemary Conley to describe her own decorating style. The term became popular when it was used by interior designer Linda Woodrow in her 1986 book “Shabby Chic: Styling for the Modern Home”.
One of the most popular items in this style are shabby chic pillows. They can be found in many different color combinations and patterns. One of the cutest shabby chic patterns is the feminine light pink and blue floral design. Other popular pieces in this style are shabby chic blankets and shabby chic quilts.
6 – Shabby Chic Country Bedroom
A shabby chic french country bedroom is a unique style that is perfect for anyone who loves a touch of vintage and country. The style uses shabby chic wallpaper and shabby chic bedding to create an old-fashioned feel.
The bedroom has a shabby chic chandelier that hangs over the bed, giving it the romantic feel of being in a french country home. The shabby chic quilt on the bed is a great way to bring in some color while still keeping with the vintage style.
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7 – Shabby Chic Christmas Decor
The holiday season is a perfect time to express your love for the shabby chic trend with some shabby chic christmas decorations.
You don’t need to spend a lot of money on fancy decorations because you can DIY it! If you want to create a shabby chic look this Christmas here are some tips for you:
- Find some old decorations around your house or pick up some shabby chic decor from the thrift store. Old candlesticks and shabby chic frames work well. If you’re really lucky, you’ll come across an old rocking horse.
- Paint it with white paint or a shabby chic chalk paint. Natural tones, greens and pinks will work well for your shabby chic christmas decorations.
- Once dry, sand down the edges to reveal parts of the wood underneath to give it that worn-out look.
8 – Shabby Chic Christmas Tree
Shabby chic is a style of decoration that is perfect for the winter season. It brings in a sense of tradition and nostalgia with its vintage look. The Christmas tree is usually decorated with ornaments, garland, lights and snowflakes. Now, what did I say about that rocking horse?
Use this shabby chic christmas tutorial to decorate your tree in a new way this year! All you need is some frosting, white and red striped ribbon and some fun ornamental items that you can pick up from the flea market.
Follow these steps to get started:
- Start by adding a generous spray of white frosting on your tree. For alternative styles you can try using gold spray paint or applying different shades of grey and silver.
- Once, you have prepared your tree, start preparing your ribbon by cutting the ribbon into strips of various lengths. Do not make them too thick or they will not be as pliable when you are trying to wrap them around the branches of your tree.
- Now for the fun bit. Collect together an assortment of your favourite ornaments. These could be shabby chic rocking horses, shabby chic clocks or different types of shabby chic lighting. Give your old ornaments a new life by adding some white or gold paint. Attach string to the smaller ornaments and hang them on the branches and place the larger items around the bottom of the tree or as featured shabby chic wall art.
9 – Shabby Chic French Country Living Room
This living room is using a french country shabby chic theme. The colors in the room are soft, and the furniture is simple but elegant. It has a rustic charm, this look is often used in homes that have an older feel to them.
The room has a large window that brings in natural light from outside. The white curtains can be closed to block out the sun if necessary.
The furniture should be worn and have an aged appearance. One of the most important aspects of this design style is the shabby chic cabinet. Cabinets are usually painted in light blue or white colors and have a distressed finish to make them look old and worn down.
10 – Shabby Chic Wall Decor
If you are looking for a unique and beautiful way to decorate your home, you may want to try these ideas.
Create your own shabby chic wall art by using vintage photos and dried flowers. It is a great way to make something old look new again. The first step in creating shabby chic wall art is to find a frame that has the same design or color as your wall – this will help to create continuity throughout your home. Next you will want to find some old photographs from your family or purchase some from an antique store. Finally, add shabby chic decorations that will compliment the shapes and the colours featured in your shabby chic wall art. For example, in this shabby chic dining room they have used a shabby chic chandelier and some strategically placed wicker baskets to complete the look. Even the cat suits this theme perfectly.
11 – Shabby Chic Wall Clock
A shabby chic wall clock is an important part of any room. It’s a great way to add dimension to a wall and create an eye-catching focal point.
You can use these clocks in a variety of ways, depending on your taste and the style of your room.
Many people choose to hang them over the fireplace, or in the corner of the room. Others like to place them on the mantle or on top of a dresser. If you have an old-fashioned looking piano, you might want to hang one from the frame.
We absolutely love how feminine and elegant this shabby chic clock is. It would look perfect in the french country shabby chic rooms earlier in the article.
12 – Shabby Chic Wallpaper
There are many different ways to use shabby chic wallpaper in your house. You can use it to create a focal point in your bedroom or living room by using it as an accent wall or you can even use it as a shabby chic headboard for your bed. One way to add an elegant subtlety to your patterned shabby chic wallpaper is to colour match the wallpaper with the other walls or the furniture. This way you can achieve a continuity throughout the room whilst also achieving a subtle variation in colour. For example, this instagrammer has colour matched their shabby chic bedding with their shabby chic wallpaper to create a feminine and stunning look.
Wallpaper is one of the easiest ways to add texture and pattern to any room and can make all the difference in the world.
13 – Floral and Wood Shabby Chic Lamps
This lamp is made of wood and has a flowers decorating the base. The lampshade is made of fabric with lacey shabby chic design around the rim. Giving an old lamp a shabby chic look is easily done with a bit of creativity and a craft market.
To create this look purchase an old wooden lamp and sand it down to give it a new life. You can either leave it with a raw wood finish or use a shabby chic chalk paint to spruce it up. Add some floral or frilly trimming to the edges of the lamp. Shabby chic trimming can be found in flea markets or craft stores. Finally, wrap some dried or fake flowers in a dusky pink or light blue around the base of your lamp.
I love that shabby chic lamps can be used in any room in the house and not just in the bedroom or living room like most other lamps.
14 – Pretty Pink Shabby Chic Lamp
When you decorate your home, you might want to consider matching floral shabby chic lamp and shabby chic wallpaper. This trend is really popular among people who like the look of a shabby chic room. It’s not just about the wallpaper and lamp, but also about matching furniture and other accessories.
You can find lamps that match your wallpaper in stores or online. If you are looking for a lamp, then it will be easy to find one that matches your style.
15. Shabby Chic Bathroom Ideas
The Shabby Chic bathroom is a design trend that is not going anywhere anytime soon. The look is characterized by its use of light colors and vintage furniture.
This bathroom has a shabby chic feel to it because of the accessories and the shabby chic paint color used. The accessories are all very light in color and they add some detail to the space that would otherwise be plain. I love how they have used the flowers to complete their shabby chic bathroom. Lavender is the perfect compliment to any shabby chic bathroom.
For more ideas on creating a gorgeous bathroom you can check out our article 31 Beautiful Bathrooms to Take Inspiration From.
16 – Rustic Shabby Chic Dining Room
The Rustic Shabby Chic Dining Room style is a popular design choice for homes that want a cozy and warm dining room. It is an interior design style that employs the use of natural materials such as wood, wicker and fabric. This can be seen in the shabby chic dining chairs, which are typically made from wood, and are upholstered with fabric such as linen or velvet. The shabby chic dining table is made from wood and has a distressed finish.
The most important part of creating the rustic shabby chic dining room style is to find the right furniture for your space. You can find second hand furniture on line or in vintage markets and give it a new life by sanding it and repainting it. A popular look is to use mix up your shabby chic dining chairs with different styles and colours. However, mixing textures and colours together can also create a great shabby chic look. This instagrammer has combined wood with cream for both their shabby chic dining table and their shabby chic chairs.
17 – French Country Shabby Chic Dining Room
The first thing to consider when designing a French Country shabby chic dining room is the rug. A shabby chic rug can be found in a variety of colors and patterns. It can also be found in different shapes, such as round, oval, or rectangular.
The second thing to consider is the table. The table should be sturdy and durable. It should also have a wood top to add richness to the room. We love the shabby chic dining chairs that are featured in this dining room. They add a nice contrast to the more formal pieces of furniture.
Lastly, you may want to consider adding a shabby chic chandelier or other lighting fixture over the dining area because there are many different styles available and they will add a nice touch to your shabby chic dining room!
18 – Clean White Shabby Chic Office
If you are looking for a unique style for your office, shabby chic furniture may be the way to go. It is not a very common style, but it is not too hard to find either.
Shabby chic furniture can be expensive, so you might want to try and find some used pieces. There are plenty of websites that offer used furniture online. You can also check out garage sales or auctions in your area if you are looking for shabby chic chairs.
You can recreate a shabby chic chair by painting the wood a neutral color, using a good shabby chic chalk paint and adding new fabric to the seat. Light colors like white and cream work well, and you can be experimental with different textures or patterns.
19 – Shabby Chic Cottage Office
The shabby chic cottage office is a perfect idea for those who are looking to make their office space feel more welcoming and cozy. It’s time to get rid of the drab, boring office that you have been working in. You deserve better than that!
To create this shabby chic cottage office look, you’ll need some matching shabby chic furniture, a pair of shabby chic lamps a few vintage pillows and a lot of shabby chic decorations!!! This shabby chic office uses a simple check pattern and a vintage floral pattern to pull all of the elements together.
20 – Glamorous Shabby Chic Living Room
Shabby chic is a design style that is characterized by a romantic, and sometimes nostalgic, feel. The shabby chic living room has become a popular design choice for many homeowners. When decorating your home with this style, you should consider the following:
-Velvet blankets are a must in any shabby chic living room. They can be used to create cozy corners or as curtains on the window.
-A shabby chic chandelier is also an essential part of any shabby chic living room. It should be made of crystals and have an antique look to it.
-To add more glamour to your shabby chic living room, you can use mirrored furniture and tableware like candlesticks and vases with flowers inside them.
21 – Modern Shabby Chic Living Room
In the past, shabby chic living rooms were decorated with rich colors and patterns. Today, it’s more about simplicity and a cozy atmosphere. The best way to get that look is to use simple furnishings with a few more modern pieces mixed in.
The shabby chic table is a focal point for the room and can be used as a place for food, drinks, or even just as a decorative piece.
Creating a pallet table like in this photo is an easy way to add a little bit of shabby to your shabby chic living room whilst keeping the rest of the look modern.
How to create a shabby chic pallet table:
22 – Shabby Chic Mirror
A shabby chic mirror is a great addition to your bedroom if you are looking for a way to add some personality to the space. It can be used as a decorative piece or as an essential part of your morning routine.
It is important to note that there are different types of shabby chic mirrors – from the more traditional, ornate styles to sleek, minimalist designs.
The shabby chic style mirrors have an old-fashioned charm that will make your bedroom feel more welcoming and homey.
23 – Shabby Chic Wall Decorations
Shabby chic wall art is a great way to add a little bit of vintage to your space. You can find these kinds of decor at flea markets and vintage stores.
In order to get the most out of your shabby chic decorations, you should have an idea of what you are looking for. Wall art that is too big or small will be too overpowering or too subtle.
If you want something that is easy on the eyes and not too overpowering, then go for smaller pieces like clocks or mirrors.
24 – Up-cycled Shabby Chic Vanity
The shabby chic style is all about making old things look new, and it’s a great way to update an old vanity.
Here is a step-by-step guide on how to upcycle an old vanity in shabby chic style for your bedroom:
The first step is to remove the drawers and doors of the vanity. If you want to preserve them, you can just paint them with a light color. If not, then discard them.
The second step is to clean the surface of the vanity and fill in any holes or cracks with wood filler or putty. You can use a sanding block to smooth out any rough patches on the surface of the vanity. You should also sand off any paint that is peeling off from the edges of the drawer openings and sides of door frames before painting over it with primer. If you want to get creative, then you can sand or scrape off the old finish on a surface to reveal the original color underneath.
The third step is to prime the surface of the vanity with paint and let it dry before painting over it with another coat. Paint your vanity in a shabby chic paint color. Creams, light pinks and light blues are good colours to use.
If you want to keep your paint job looking nice without having to worry about it chipping or fading, then you would need to use a top coat.
25 – Up-cycled Shabby Chic Drawers
If a shabby chic vanity isn’t your thing, try these shabby chic drawers.
This is a project that you can do by yourself and it will take you around 2 hours to complete. You’ll need some paint and a few other materials. Follow the step by step guide for creating the shabby chic vanity above.
Shabby chic painting techniques are a way to create a piece of art that is both beautiful and affordable.
A shabby chic paint technique is a type of decorative painting that is typically done in a subtle color palette. The surface of the furniture or other item being painted may be distressed as well.
Shabby chic paint can be purchased at your local hardware store or home improvement store. It can also be found at craft stores, such as Hobby Lobby or Michaels. We recommend using neutral colors with an accent of pink or blue to make your bedroom feel like home. Farrow and Ball have some great shabby chic paint colours. What do you think about the colour combination below for your shabby chic furniture?
26 – Cute Shabby Chic Rug
Shabby chic is about mixing colors and textures, pairing vintage with modern, and incorporating the patina of age into your home decor. It’s also about the use of color – neutral colors like cream, beige, browns and whites are ideal for shabby chic style because they go well with any other colors you might want to add in. We love how the colours used in this rug. The light pink and light blue make this rug perfect for fitting into any shabby chic room design.
The rug is an important element in this design aesthetic – it can be used as a focal point or as an accent to highlight certain areas of the room such as a fireplace or window seat.
27 – Shabby Chic Bookshelf
Creating a shabby chic bookshelf is not difficult, you just need to take your time and be creative.
The first step is to find a bookshelf that has the right size and shape for your space. You can also use an old dresser or table as a bookshelf.
Next, you need to find what kind of shabby chic decor would look good with the bookshelves – like shabby chic tea cups, vases, etc. when it comes to shabby chic, there can never be enough tea cups!
Once you have the decor items, it’s time to get creative! You can start by painting the shelves or drawers in different colors or patterns. You can also cover them in wallpaper or fabric and add some trinkets like candles or plants on top.
28 – Pink Shabby Chic Accent Chair
A shabby chic accent chair is a perfect addition to any living room or bedroom. It can be used for sitting and reading, or as a side table.
If you want to add some color to your room, then this chair would be the best option for you.
Shabby chic furniture is usually made of wood, so it will go well with most of the other furniture in your living room or bedroom.
Finding the right chair can be difficult task, but with the increasing amount of flea markets, vintage stores and online second hand marketplaces you should be able to find the perfect shabby chic chair in no time!
29 – Shabby Chic Balloon Curtains
Ok, it may seem as though you’ve just walked into your grandma’s room, but trust me, balloon curtains are back. And what better place for them than in a shabby chic bedroom like this one?
This room has a beautiful, shabby chic country feel to it. The light green walls and the matching mint and white colored furniture are perfect for this room. The light green walls add to the light and airy feeling of this room. Waking up in this room and opening up your white lacy shabby chic balloon curtains in the morning must feel like waking up in a dream.
30 – Shabby Chic Headboard
The shabby chic bed is a type of furniture that has been popular in the past few years. It’s a style of decorating that is meant to look aged and worn, with an antique feel. The shabby chic headboard is an important part of this type of decorating and should be chosen carefully.
There are many different styles of shabby chic headboards and it can be hard to choose just one. Some people prefer to use a more ornate style while others prefer sleek, simple designs. There are also different materials that you can choose from, such as wood or metal, which also have their own unique benefits and drawbacks.
When choosing the right shabby chic headboard for your home you should think about what kind of look you want to achieve and then find the perfect headboard for your needs.
For more headboard inspiration you can check out our article 21 DIY Headboard Ideas.
31 – Pink and Floral Shabby Chic Quilt
Pink and floral shabby chic quilts are perfect for adding a touch of femininity to any bedroom. They come in many different colors, but pink is by far the most popular color. Floral patterns also come in many different shapes and sizes, but they all have the same feminine feel that makes them perfect for the shabby chic bedroom. .Pink and floral shabby chic quilts are perfect for adding a touch of femininity to any bedroom. If you are feeling creative, why not take on a winter project and try making your own shabby chic quilt out of scrap fabrics that you find in the vintage store.
32 – Shabby Chic Salon Ideas
A shabby chic hair salon should have lots of natural light coming in from windows, which will make the salon feel brighter and more welcoming. It should also have lots of decorative pieces to give it a homey feel.
The shabby chic design is characterized by a mix of old and new. It features vintage furniture, worn wood floors, and tattered lace curtains. The salon should have a cozy feel to it, which can be achieved by using natural materials like wood, stone, or fabric.
Some shabby chic ideas for a hair salon include:
- using an old dresser as a reception desk
- hanging a shabby chic mirror in the waiting area
- adding a few pieces of antique furniture in the waiting area
- using lace curtains for windows
- using an upcycled shabby chic bookcase for the hair products
- having a feature wall with floral shabby chic wallpaper
33 – Shabby Chic Wedding
A shabby chic themed wedding is a wedding that incorporates the traditional, country-style décor. This theme is perfect for those looking for an elegant and romantic wedding with a touch of nostalgia.
The key to a successful shabby chic themed wedding is to balance the rustic and antique pieces with more modern elements. For example, you can use lace and pearls in your bouquet to give it a more feminine feel or use candles and flowers on your tables as centerpieces. You can also incorporate vintage inspired decor like chandeliers or lanterns into your reception space.
We love how this Instagrammer has incorporated a shabby chic vanity and shabby chic drawers into their cake display.
34 – Vintage English Shabby Chic Bed
A shabby chic bedroom is all about the vintage look. It is a style of decor which is very popular in England, France and other parts of Europe.
Planning the design of your shabby chic bed should start with the bedding. The bedding should be soft and comfortable with a floral pattern. You can also include a shabby chic quilt to add that vintage feel to your bedroom.
A shabby chic bed should have a headboard that has been painted with a soft white or light pink color. The bed frame should be made of wood and have a distressed finish.
The shabby chic decor can include antique looking lamps and wall art with floral patterns or nature scenes on them – this will give off that vintage vibe
In conclusion, there are many ways to make your home feel like a shabby chic haven. You can start with the most obvious place – the bedroom. If you want to go all out, you can add some shabby chic furniture or accessories to the room. But if you don’t have that much space or money, there are other ways of adding the shabby chic touch to your bedroom without breaking the bank. If you liked what you saw in this article then you may also like to take some inspiration from 21 DIY Headboard Ideas, 31 Beautiful Bathrooms to Take Inspiration From and 40+ Beautiful White Bedroom Ideas.
We hope that this article has helped you in some way and given you a few ideas to get started with.