Feminine florals, lacy fabrics and timeworn details give these shabby chic living rooms a beautifully rustic and charming appeal. Browse through our favorite designs to get ideas for re-creating the look in your own abode.
Shabby chic is a popular interior design style where furniture and furnishings are either chosen for their age or new items are distressed to look vintage. It easily can add a feminine, romantic touch to any interior and make it quite unique. Check out these 43 Shabby Chic Living Room Designs.
Warm whites, from soft curd to rich buttermilk, are the building blocks of relaxed elegance in this grand country living room. Traditional furniture and a lavish chandelier mixed with slouchy, loose-covered seating and shabby-chic finishes complete the look.
A counter-culture revolution, an attempt to revive a nostalgic past, an artistic endeavor by some to give a new life to the discarded, and a simple necessity dictated by budget constraints for others – Shabby chic style was born in the 1980s because of all those diverse reasons and more.
What started as an alternative to tacky consumerism by those who considered themselves far more artistic or just ‘rebels’ of the design world has now become a full-blown, mainstream trend that seems to be growing more popular by the day. If you are a fan of shabby chic, you will definitely fall in love with the amazing inspirations on display today!
Yes, shabby chic spaces are largely dominated by white, and if you find the color too boring, maybe this is not the style for you. But that does not mean color is shunned completely in every case. In fact, we absolutely adore shabby chic living rooms that feature a hint of color, as they break up the visual monotony of various shades of white and give it a more exciting appeal. It is pastel colors that are the preferred choice in shabby chic settings, with the likes of cool blue, gentle pink and light mint green giving the room a refreshing vibe.