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French Style

11/01/2017
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The Difference Between Shabby Chic And French Furniture

The best furniture is the one that you adore and which compliments your home and your style. Trends change and new kinds of interiors are introduced every now and then. Shabby Chic furniture has created quite a hype these days. Distressed furniture is the ultimate favourite of those who like to experiment with their interiors. But the classic French furniture could never lose its charm for the true admirers. The general perception that shabby chic furniture and French styled furniture is similar to some extent is actually not true. The... Read More

French Style wardrobe 16/12/2016
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French Furniture: Shabby Chic French Furniture Buying Guide

The lavish nature of French furniture is hard to resist. Over the centuries, the French people have been on the lead in designing ornate and luxurious pieces of shabby chic furniture across the world. These furniture include Chaise Longue, or commonly known as Chaise Lounge in English and the very popular Armoire. Most of these furniture pieces can be traced back to the days of Napoleon Bonaparte in his first appearance in the palace. Part of incorporating French furniture or shabby chic furniture in your home is understanding, which French... 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

Organising Small Spaces with Shabby Chic Furniture

Organising Small Spaces with Shabby Chic Furniture Unless you have your own personal Mary Poppins making the tidying-up seem fun, odds are you have at least a few things littering your living space. In a small house or apartment, though, the clutter can seem to take over. Here are some tips on beautifully organising within a few square metres. When looking to rearrange a room, consider where your functional space is and where it should be. Hooks are great, but if they’re in the middle of a wall that could... Read More

Creating a Shabby Chic French Boudoir

Creating a Shabby Chic French Boudoir   Shabby chic furniture and décor is known to be romantic with its combination of comfort and serenity. With touches of crown mouldings, natural finishes, expensive and fine furnishings, florals and light and airy colour palettes, recreating a bedroom in this design is simple to do, even on a budget.   First, choose a colour scheme that suits your taste and the overall design of the space. A great colour scheme to begin with is one that emphasises pastels such as pink, yellow, blue,... Read More