Know The Style: Shabby Chic

Q: What exactly is a Shabby Chic style of interior design?

A: Belonging to the 1980’s United Kingdom, Shabby Chic is a soft and romantic style of interior design. The elements here depict being elegant and antique at the same time. Wear and tear, layers, frills and vintage are some key words most commonly associated to this trend. The approach of a shabby chic style of decor is feminine and welcoming at the same time. Beach cottage chic, cottage chic, french country, Swedish etc are all variants of the shabby chic trend. Recycling of bed linen and furniture pieces is a very common practise with shabby chic and thus, the original shabby chic interiors were usually considered in themselves works of art.

Q: Main elements of a Shabby Chic inspired room?

A: The main elements here include:

  • DISTRESSED FURNITURE PIECES

LAYERS & FRILLS

DECOR ELEMENTS LIKE THESE