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Distressed Furniture

10/01/2018
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Is Shabby Chic Trendy and Still In Fashion

    With the constant changes and ever so fast evolving modern furniture designs, it can be a tough job to keep up with current interior design trends… so we ask the question, is shabby chic furniture still trendy and in fashion or has the vintage phase ended? First emerging with great popularity in the 80’s and taking great inspiration from the 18th century of extravagant and simply stunning ornate designed antique French style pieces, the shabby chic design trend stood the test of time and went global. For fashionable... 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

Antique french garden companion seats 16/01/2017
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Elaborate Furniture Depicting Lower Swags, Garlands & Cherubs

People are always on the lookout for new items to include in their home interiors, especially if they have just moved into a new home, well ironically, the new trend is to go for old looking furniture. Shabby chic furniture is now in demand. The craze of the antique styled furniture has reached the next level.  A worn out look is created and is getting very popular. Experimentation with furniture has attracted people towards new ideas and designs.  The shabby chic decor originated in Great Britain in the post war... Read More

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Important Elements of Shabby Chic Design

Shabby chic isn’t always frills and lace. It’s a combination of comfort and the charms of eclectic imperfection. The shabby chic design has become one of the most popular styles with its weathered woods, pastel shades and ivory white furniture. In most spaces that display shabby chic styles, we’ll see soft pastels such as pinks, whites, greyish blues and florals. These tones will immediately transform your space from drab to chic. Your large pieces of furniture should include weathered pieces, cast iron or antique-style chandeliers, stools and lamps, and other... Read More