Shabby Chic

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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 Furniture 04/01/2018

Painting the Perfect Shabby Chic Piece

  If you’re like me and often window shop for some beautiful furniture pieces either to revamp or upgrade your family home, then you will no doubt have encountered a frequent problem of mine… I say to myself ‘if only that was white instead of ivory’ way too often!     Shabby Chic furniture With bleak minimalism a thing of the past and the timeless shabby chic interior designs growing each generation, it’s no surprise that shabby chic furniture is one of my favourite styles. With endless options, colours, and... Read More


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


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


Decorating with Shabby Chic Furniture

Why should you use Shabby Chic as your theme? Homes Direct 365`s staff have a lot of our own furniture at home, having it available at the office makes for some very well informed furniture selections for home. We love the look and design of our stock, being partly biased its so unique it just stands out. The design elements of shabby chic speak volumes in terms of character, style and design. The words shabby chic couture have been said in tandem and I think it adds more to the... Read More


Shabby Chic Furniture Fad or Trend is it here to Stay?

“Homes Direct 365” have seen the passing fads and upcoming trends and the decline of the mannequin challenge, but shabby chic is it a fad or a popular decorating trend. For those people that are professional renovators or interior re-decorators it may have passed it’s height of popularity, but for thousands of people around the world it is still considered stylish to use shabby chic furniture https://www.homesdirect365.co.uk/bordeaux-ivory-antique-french-style-bed-p13173 From The Homes Direct 365 Shabby Chic Furniture Range What is Shabby chic? To summarise what shabby chic is, is to take furniture or furnishings and... Read More


Shabby Chic Furniture – How To Turn Your Home into a Cozy Place

One of the crazes that are taking the world by storm is shabby chic furniture which Homes Direct365 are proud to be a part of. Fans of the contemporary look are taking to shabby chic like ducks take to water. When visiting a home that has this kind of look you will immediately feel at ease and welcome. The concept embraces mixing old tatty furniture and accessories with new furniture and the results are quite spectacular. Take shiny silver and blend it with vintage lacing and you will get a... Read More

Wintery White Shabby Chic Room 07/12/2016

Prepare Your Shabby Chic Living Spaces for Winter

The sun has set and as you walk down the street, living rooms glow yellow. A cold breeze permeates through your many layers. You wish nothing more than to get home. As you walk by your favourite houses your mind wanders. You start to imagine the cosy interiors that are keeping the people inside warm. How have they decorated they’re living room for Christmas? Do your own living spaces invite a sense of warmth and comfort?   The changing of the season is a great time to revamp or redecorate... Read More

Shabby Chic-antique day bed 01/12/2016

Decking Out Your Porch With Shabby Chic

Shabby chic furniture is perfect for a place outdoors. Its natural wood and stressed exterior is befitting of more natural surroundings. With space to fill and ideas in mind here are some of our favourite pieces for your porch.   La Rochelle Antique French Style Day Bed https://www.homesdirect365.co.uk/search/la-rochelle-antique-french-style-day-bed This French style day bed has the appearance of a cradle while being suited for people of all ages and sizes. Your porch is supposed to be a place where people can stretch out and relax in peace. Having an afternoon nap... Read More