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Shabby Chic Furniture

14/11/2017

Choosing The Perfect Shabby Chic Colours

Finding the right colours is hard, very hard. It’s often a painstakingly long task that can take months to come to a firm decision! If you are like me, then you probably know the feeling of an overwhelming abundance of choice. In this day and age, we have the option of aesthetic choice and colour for most purchases. Just last week, I had finally chosen a new car, brilliant! But with the plethora of colours available, I was stuck. Do I opt for the classic white or black car or... Read More

01/11/2017
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Shabby Chic Furniture

Shabby Chic Furniture; 15 years ago we all used the word ‘eclectic’, now we’re into the ‘industrial style’ furniture design, but one which is often thrown around is, ‘Shabby Chic Furniture…’ Is it a buzz word like the aforementioned? We often hear many buzz words, most of which can last a matter of weeks or months. But is shabby chic one of them? The term was excessively used in the early 21st century to give a name to the popular distressed, aged and historical style furniture. These extremely popular furniture... Read More

White Ivory Shabby Chic Bed 01/11/2017

Shabby chic furniture the fashionable antique

SHABBY CHIC: WHAT IS IT? Shabby chic furniture has a unique design that has found favour with numerous interior designers over the years. This is a style centered on furniture pieces and accessories considered appealing because of visible wear and tear among other signs of age. This technique may incorporate either genuinely period pieces or new accessories but deliberately distressed and crafted to exhibit a “worn” look. Aside from looking weathered or aged, these items usually share a particular style such as being soft, being decorative and ornate without appearing... Read More

Shabby Chic Home Accessories 28/09/2017

Shabby chic furniture neoclassical origins

Distressed, elegant, aged and distinctively timeless are all terms used when commonly describing shabby chic furniture.   If we are looking to date shabby chic furniture back to its origins then we have to look no further than King Gustav III of Sweden. Keeping rein of his throne from 1771 to 1792, Gustav was a hugely passionate king who was in awe of the fashion and styles used in theatre and art. From the long colourful and elegantly draping dresses the women would wear when watching a local theatre play,... Read More

18/08/2017
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How to arrange your flat and pack furniture together right?

    Have you ever visited a friend’s flat only to get taken aback by the awkward furniture arrangement? Or is it your own place that feels somewhat cramped or anonymous and bare? Then, maybe, you should consider rearranging your furnishings to optimise space, enhance functionality and bring up that homely feel your place has been lacking.   But where to start? And what should you keep in mind when you get things moving? 1. Find the right balance We have to clear up one thing here. Balance doesn’t necessarily... Read More

01/08/2017
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Get ready like a movie star with these 10 best dressing table reviews

You can have your makeup, perfume, and accessories to hand, so it makes the effort of getting ready, well, effortless! The table can bring a touch of old Hollywood diva glamor into your life. A simple piece of furniture that can make you feel good has got to be worth investing in. The table can help keep your bedroom clutter free as well. So not only will you look gorgeous, your room will too because all of the little bits and pieces that are hidden away. It’s rare to find... Read More

la rochelle antique style french style dressing table 03/07/2017
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Dressing Table: Buying and Maintenance Guide

You might think that dressing tables have become obsolete but the truth is many people still fancy having a dressing table in their bedroom, not for decoration but rather as a working station. Having this important item in your bedroom gives you an opportunity to get closer to the mirror so that you can make yourself beautiful. With such a small part of your bedroom, you can easily organise your makeup items in one place and have all your items where they should be. You can also use it for... Read More

30/05/2017
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Shabby chic mirrors for taking Selfies

Selfies have been part of our modern culture for some time now. Most people engage in group selfies or solo selfies at their own free time without giving it a second though. Taking of selfies have evolved with time and it’s now a charity name in some parts of the world; for example in the UK where the social media platform “noble no makeup selfies raised approximately £8 million for a cancer research“. Photographs at large tell more of how we look, how we spend our time and with whom... Read More

22/05/2017
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Wall Mirrors – Not Just For Selfies

No matter how big, beautiful and airy your home is, you’ll always want it to be bigger and lighter. Making good use of mirrors is a great way to create a larger and brighter appearance of any room in your house. One of the most popular home furnishings is the wall mirror. Wall mirrors are common and extremely well priced and provide a home with glam and elegance; they come in all shapes, sizes, and styles they can be apart of any home, Hallways, residing rooms, bedrooms are great spots... Read More

17/03/2017
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Do you like contemporary or classic furniture

Furnishing a house is probably the dream of every women. Decorating the house which accents to the style and taste is a daunting task, the one in which furniture plays a crucial role, what type of furniture you like and what suits with the architecture of your house are important questions to ask. Here, let us guide you into a quick glance over the famous type of furniture styles available in the market today. Contemporary Furniture A family room, is the place you invest a great deal of energy unwinding... Read More