If you are planning to remodel your house, there are various styles you can pick. You can have modern decoration styles or traditional styles. Today, the most common style is shabby chic décor. Happily, shabby chic décor is easy to implement, it is affordable and can give your home a fresh look. Shabby chic furniture is one area that can transform your house. The style looks amazing in modern homes.
Shabby chic furniture is popular for many reasons. Apart from making your house look good and feel cozy, it can make any other item in your house look good. It also blends so well with other home items. Even though some people may think this style is a new trend, it was first discovered in the year 1989. Since then, it has become of the most attractive styles for refashioning.
The entire idea is about using old furniture and turning them into something great. However, shabby chic decor needs you to be imaginative. Creativity is important for you to achieve what you want. For instance, you can turn the old furniture into new or recover them with decorative patterns. The concept is to have an excellent shabby chic look.
For you to be imaginative, you will need to decide on the best pieces of furniture to use and ones to throw away. You also need to decide whether you would want all your pieces of furniture in the shabby chic look or just a few. Then decide on the color of the furniture, considering the color of your house and other house items as well. When using distressed furniture, you will have to sand it. However, do not remove the entire paint. The idea of shabby chic furniture is to see the furniture paint under the top coat.
If you do not have the old furniture to use, you can get cheap style furniture at your local furniture stores. After getting one, you will need to paint it, and once it is dry, sand it to get the older piece you want. You can also add old handles to have an ancient look. Remember to sand the edges to make it look worn.
You can also move shabby chic furniture in your bedroom. The romantic and relaxing tone of shabby chic styles makes it a good choice for bedrooms. Some of the furniture that can help to transform your bedroom are the dressing table, the bedside table, and the bed.
The bed represents the entire bedroom. This means it should attract every eye. Happily, there are many strategies to get that amazing look. For instance, you can hang a good-looking chandelier over the bed and the bedside table can also have ornate and carved detailing. You can also have photo frames that contain old photographs and the dressing table can have a unique style with lamps and lampshades.
The pieces of shabby chic furniture you choose should give your home a new look. You will notice that the moment you begin distressing a few pieces of furniture, your entire house will become shabby chic. Each room should have shabby chic furniture.