Shabby Chic is a term used to describe a style where aged and distressed elements are used to create a rustic, yet soft romantic look.
Typical elements would include painted floors, distressed furniture, crystal, pastel tones, florals, linens, lace and vintage finds. Think French opulence meets English country cottage.
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How gorgeous is this room from House to Home
A pretty little sewing nook from My Love of Style
I want that clock! Image from Shelterness
An old window frame sits above the bed and gives a rustic feel to this romantic room. Image from French Larkspur
I’m not sure you’d get away with this style if your other half is a big manly man! This romantic bedroom from House to Home with it’s pink floral, soft pastels and layers of cushions and throws is unashamedly feminine.
Image from Shelterness
A very dreamy living/dining room from Dreamy Whites Blog
Shabby Chic works very well in the garden too. Create your own little romantic retreat in the garden. Image from Rooms for an Irish Summer on Emerald Interior Design Blog
Hello and welcome to my BlogMy name is Karen Hughes and I'm an Interior Designer from Dublin, Ireland. I’m passionate about design and I started this blog as a way to connect with others just as passionate as myself. I tend to ramble on about all sorts of things, projects I’m working on, people, places and things that inspire me (and some that don’t). So put the kettle on, get comfy and settle in. I hope you enjoy your visit and don't forget to say hello. Visit my website to find out more about my services and view my work.
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