Shabby Chic Decorating Idea

Shabby Chic Decorations

 shabby chic antique dishes

Need to find a Shabby Chic Decorating idea? Here are 10 great ideas to get you started.

You can make creative items using common items in your home. Make sure you hunt for vintage treasures at flea markets, thrift shops, and garage sales.

You don’t have to spend a lot. You just need to use your imagination. This is easy and fun!


10 Shabby Chic Decorating Ideas:

shabby chic flea market finds

Idea #1: Collect and use Old China plates, depression glass,and pitchers. Antique bottles and pitchers work good for filling with fresh flowers. This adds a splash of seasonal color.
pink shabby chic screen
Idea #2: Here you can see a screen with pink fabric gathered and attached in it. This setting has that charming pink shabby chic appeal. You can make a frame from old screen doors or old window frames hinged together to create this look.

Idea #3: Find vintage style light fixtures and lamps. You can spray paint the old metal flower designed ones. You can also use crystal chandeliers, or use small accent lamps. All these contrasts of style work in Shabby Chic Decorating.

Idea #4: Find and use painted wicker pieces, both vintage and new. Use wicker furniture or small accent pieces. Hampers, and wastebaskets are fun to purchase and spray paint. Woven baskets painted in pastels would work well.

Idea #5: Use ornate mirrors and frames for the wall. Paint and distress them and hang them on the wall. You might even like to hang them with a wide piece of ribbon.

shabby chic quilts

Idea#6: Throw old quilts over chairs and couches to add instant appeal. If you can’t find old quilts, buy new ones and tea-stain them to make them look worn. Throw them in the washer and dryer a few times to give them some wear.

shabby chic candle holder
Idea #7: Here is a great idea for a shabby style candle holder. This has been done with a wide picture frame, then painted and distressed. This is a very easy and cheap home accent. You could also find a tray that you don’t want any more and spray paint it, and get this same effect.
shabby chic white vases

Idea #8: Collect items in white. White is a signature color to use through out this chic style of decorating. Take all white items and group them together to make an interesting display. Here are some ideas: teacups, milk glass, pitchers or a grouping of white candle holders.

shabby chic garden accent

Idea #9: Use vintage items in your yard. Here is a great idea. Use an old chair as a plant holder and you will have a quick and easy garden accent.

shabby chic garden accent
Idea #10: Another garden accent is an old bed frame filled with flowers. This is fun and unique, and will add that special touch to the exterior of your cottage home.

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