Merge styles is your beach? So you need to get to know Shabby Chic. This romantic and original way of composing the decoration itself was born in England in the 1970s. The term, which in Portuguese means something like "shabby chic" or "shabby chic", refers to the mixture of classic and sophisticated pieces attached to materials old and worn out.
The style reached its apex in the 90's in the United States, then ended up getting a bit sideways. But like everything that goes back and forth, the style has made a success and, nowadays, is one of the most sought after by those who want a decoration full of charm.
But, after all, how to recognize Shabby Chic and how to insert it into the decoration? The answer you find here. Follow:
What are the characteristics of Shabby Chic?
The main characteristics of the Shabby Chic style are the delicacy and the romanticism. This proposal of decoration is charming and brings that vintage touch all cozy and cozy for the environment.
However, by proposing a mix between sophisticated pieces and simple, time-stamped pieces, Shabby Chic sets a striking and personality-delectable décor, so you have to pay attention to some basic details and characteristics of this style so you do not make a mistake. Check each one:
Light colors and pastels
The soft colors are the great differential of the Shabby Chic style. In this type of decoration the white predominates in the base and the shades of pink, blue, lilac and yellow begin coloring furniture, curtains, rugs, cushions and small decorative objects. But remember: at Shabby Chic the preference is always for pastels or candy colors.
Use of metal, iron and wood
In Shabby Chic the use of wood, metal and iron are more than liberated. Bet on the combination of these different materials and the more worn they are, the better.
The rustic patina charm
They have not yet invented anything more Shabby Chic than patina . The technique used to make furniture look worn is all about style. So do not leave it out. You can remodel a piece of furniture using the patina - the internet is full of tutorials teaching how to do it - or, if you prefer, you can buy one ready.
The time of the prints
The prints come into the Shabby Chic to reinforce the romantic and vintage style feature. The most used are floral and chess. It is even possible to mix the two prints, just to keep the color harmony between them.
Tables and mirrors
Frames and mirrors can not be lacking in the Shabby Chic decor, especially if they are with the worn frame or, perhaps, patinated. The round mirror bring an even more romantic air to the decor.
The flowers, classic symbol of the romanticism and the delicacy, could not miss in the style Shabby Chic. Spread them around the house in classic pots or in personalized containers such as teapots, cups, cans and bottles.
Mixing different styles in the same décor is what makes Shabby Chic so special. The most common, as mentioned before, is to mix classic elements with rustic pieces, but it is also possible to add a bit of modernity to the decor, using, for example, glass, crystal and stainless steel elements.
Where to use Shabby Chic?
The Shabby Chic fits in any environment of the house, but the favorite places for style are the kitchen and living room, but nothing prevents you from adding the Shabby Chic features in your bedroom, bathroom and wherever you find it to be of interest. Take just a bit of care to keep your house from drooling too much, since the style has enough strength to overdo it if it is used disproportionately.
Are you enjoying the idea of decorating the Shabby Chic style? So you do not miss out on waiting for the following pictures of environments decorated with style. They will give you that basic push and fill you with good ideas. Look that:
Picture 1 - The white kitchen entered the Shabby Chic style with the delicate flowers on the countertop, the vintage electric mixer and the worn ceramic vase on the side.
Picture 2 - In this external area, the high point of the decoration Shabby Chic is the skating.
Picture 3 - Here in this kitchen has room for the new and the old, the mix of objects that tell the timeline are a brand of Shabby Chic.
Picture 4 - Notice the combination of the sophisticated - chandelier - and the frayed - frame - of this decoration; white completes the environment.
Picture 5 - With ares Provençales, this kitchen Shabby Chic is of overflowing the heart.
Picture 6 - Shabby Chic is also pure elegance.
Image 7 - A treat for the entrance hall: decoration in pastel colors.
Picture 8 - Rustic and cozy, this kitchen Shabby Chic bet on the use of wood and the color blue.
Picture 9 - The gray brings modernity to the bathroom, but the use of classic pieces soon reveals the Shabby Chic.
Picture 10 - For the room of the couple, a Shabby Chic of few colors and without much visual interferences.
Picture 11 - Romantic, delicate and elegant: this bathroom also delivers the Shabby Chic style.
Image 12 - Soft shades of blue to balance with white background; the classic style furnishings are a charm apart.
Picture 13 - Flowers are never too much in Shabby Chic.
Picture 14 - The cozy decor makes an irresistible invitation for afternoon tea.
Picture 15 - A typical Shabby Chic decoration is made like this: sobriety and elegance present in the dark green of the wall, in chandelier and wood contrasted by the aged aspect of the cabinet and the coffee table.
Picture 16 - Between the classic and the modern appears an old frame with skating to remember that the Shabby Chic is the star of here.
Picture 17 - How to pass immune through this ruffled towel? Pure romance in the air.
Picture 18 - The girls of the house will love to win a little room decorated in style.
Picture 19 - The Shabby Chic of this room is formed by flowers: stamped on the bedding, the carpet and the frame of the mirror.
Image 20 - For those who want to escape the candy colors, the suggestion here is to create a decor with Shabby Chic influence in dark and striking tones.
Picture 21 - Here, the idea is the same, but the black and white that gain greater prominence.
Picture 22 - Comfort and warmth can not be lacking in the Shabby Chic decoration.
Image 23 - Here, Shabby Chic gained influences of the Scandinavian style.
Picture 24 - The comfort of the Shabby Chic decor fits perfectly in the baby's room.
Picture 25 - Simple Shabby Chic decor, to show how versatile the style is.
Picture 26 - In this integrated environment, the wood of the ceiling guarantees the rustic aspect of the decoration Shabby Chic.
Picture 27 - This room has everything that a Shabby Chic decor needs: pastel shades, floral print, mix of styles and textures, and a touch of comfort and warmth for no one to fault.
Picture 28 - Do not know how to make your toilet more interesting? Decorate it in the Shabby Chic style.
Picture 29 - Shabby Chic room in shades of red: original and different combination.
Picture 30 - Shabby Chic in the juvenile room.
Picture 31 - Chair in skating and pictures on the wall ... from the bathroom! Why not?
Picture 32 - The turn of white.
Picture 33 - In this room, the light blue on the wall is a pleasant surprise.
Image 34 - Wooden cabinets and lamps of aged iron.
Picture 35 - In this room is the combination of the furniture in skating and the bed of iron that reveal the style Shabby Chic.
Picture 36 - In doubt, opt for the flowers ... They are great representatives of the Shabby Chic style.
Image 37 - White, Blue and Shabby Chic Bathroom.
Picture 38 - The charm of this kitchen Shabby Chic is due to the furniture and retro objects.
Picture 39 - The floor of geometric pattern brings sophistication and modernity to the external area of influence Shabby Chic.
Picture 40 - Hot shades in Shabby Chic decor? Here the colors were beautifully crafted to achieve the desired effect.
Picture 41 - The headboard in skating guarantees that extra touch to the decoration Shabby Chic.
Picture 42 - It does not take much to have a Shabby Chic decor: an old frame or headboard already refers to the style; look for these items in thrift stores.
Picture 43 - The traditional armchair of the 50's back to compose a stylish Shabby Chic decoration.
Picture 44 - Notice that in this house, living room and kitchen share the same style of decoration.
Picture 45 - Round and oval mirrors reinforce the romantic proposal of the Shabby Chic style.
Image 46 - Use shelves to expose ceramic dishes.
Picture 47 - Uniting the classic with the modern gives in what? Shabby Chic.
Picture 48 - Different style chairs can also be incorporated into Shabby Chic decor.
Picture 49 - In this Shabby Chic bedroom, the retro mirrored furniture is the highlight.
Picture 50 - Same style throughout the house.
Picture 51 - Increase the romanticism and femininity of the environment by wearing ruffles.
Image 52 - Let the white light the house.
Picture 53 - Very Shabby and very Chic!
Picture 54 - Create free combinations, but do not forget the main characteristics of this style.
Picture 55 - Shabby Chic in the details.
Picture 56 - The Shabby Chic style invites us to slow down and enjoy the house.
Image 57 - A table to attract all eyes.
Picture 58 - The modernity of the stainless steel enters in this kitchen Shabby Chic of meek.