Published at Sunday, May 27th 2018, 18:25:03 PM. Living Room. By Johanna Boesch.
Uncommon with exclusive decor. More than the tone design itself, it is the decor you select that will set the color in the ´shabby‐chic´ living‐room. 'Admittedly' a shabby–chic living area is not for everyone also there will be many‐guys out–there who will feel truly ‘uncomfortable‘ with the all–white backdrop. The exquisite overtones in the space also an intrinsic feminine appeal that the ’style’ always seems to have.
This is exactly why we propose you trench the clichés also explore your own edition of the shabby–chic style. Up‐cycled decor and vintage finds plus distressed furniture also `beautifully` aged accessories are the key components of the style. Also they can be smoothly coupled together with more masculine backdrops to create a `comfy´ living―room.
A shabby–chic–styled living space with coastal and industrial or even just ’farmhouse’ topic can seem far less feminine also it is an approach that will not estrange anyone at your home. As a regulation, this is a manner that you cannot easy ´buy off the shelf’.
Also it will take several‐years of chasing at antiquity shows also flea–markets in your neighborhood along together with some restored gems to sew together that ideal living–room you are after. Forbearance, an eye for the right–stuff also a clear plan of the final consequence you wish to attain will create the expedition all the more easier.
A 'contemporary' twist. Perhaps what you prefer is an equilibrium of the vintage together with the contemporary and of the flawed with the glossy plus the up‐cycled with the latest–finds. If that is the instance, then why not start–off with subtle touches of shabby‐chic by introducing just a few components from the style into your contemporary living‐room? One can start‐off with a truly vintage side–table or an antique flower–vase that has been in your family for generations.
From this unpretentious start you will discover the desire to switch–over steadily from contemporary to shabby‐chic also for some this can speedily get addictive. Shortly you will expend weekends ´sandpapering´ old benches.
Also spray–painting stuff to give them an aged‐look also driving to the closest antique fair plus spending a whole day there hoping to score a magnificent decor piece for that empty living‐room corner! But somewhere in between all this, you will discover that perfect balance between contemporary plus shabby–chic; a style that is both personal also empirical.