admin. Interior Design. February 18th , 2018.
What is the best home decoration you think the best for your interior? Most people may want to have contemporary interior design. Yea, it may be very popular home decor currently. But, have you ever thought to decor your interior with vintage or retro style? Not many people like retro interior design indeed it is antique or unique. Having shabby chic decor can be best solution to create different ambiance in your home. It will bring you to the feeling of 50 years ago. Here are shabby chic decor ideas that may inspire you.
Well, shabby chic decor is actually characterized by aged furniture. You can find that shabby chic furniture has the antique appearance due to the age of the furniture. The furniture seems like produced many years ago. To choose the furniture for shabby decoration, the age appearance is the main concern. This decoration is actually used for decorate cottages but you do not need to worry since it can also be perfectly fitted at home. Although this kind of interior decoration looks old, it is never old fashioned.
Shabby chic decor is simply timeless and it can be achieved on a budget. The tips are just being smart in choosing the furniture and also the shabby chic accessories. Even you can create your own home accessories so you do not need to buy and spend more money to decorate your home. Try to use anything around you and then decorate all things to get the unique look of the accessories so that they can be perfectly matched with the vintage or retro interior home decoration.
The first home accessory for getting artificially distressed and old impression in shabby chic decor is bottle decoration. You can create it simply using the bottles you can find around you. What you need are bottles, lace ribbons, and also burlap strips. Pull out threads from its edge then wrap your bottle with burlap. After that, you can wrap it with ribbon and the tie it a bow. You can get really vintage and unique look. It can be placed in your living room.
The next idea of creating shabby chic decor is related to the lighting idea. You can use candles as the lighting idea to create vintage impression. So what is so special from candle? Does it really show uniqueness? Well, the uniqueness comes from the candle holders. There are some ideas of holders for candles. The first, you can use wooden holder. You can simply scratch a painted wood with sandpaper to create vintage look for your holder. The second idea, you can use wine bottles. The bottles are then painted in white colors which can create classy and chic impression to the bottles. Put the candle on the bottles then. And the last is using soup spoon as the holder.
In your home of course you have some furniture, don’t you? Well, have you ever noticed that the paint of your furniture like the fridge starts to crack and also chip? Instead of buying the new fridge, you can turn your fridge into what is called as French-style. You can mix any clear wax with the paint in dark brown to create antique look in your fridge and it will be focal point in your shabby chic decor.
It has been told before that distressed and old are the main characteristic of the shabby chic decor. How can we make the impression of distressed then? Well, you can actually uses vinegar for creating distressed impression to the furniture and also the accessories in your home. For getting more inspiration, you can browse in the internet websites and find the pictures of this home decoration.
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