When creating a shabby chic look, it's easy to get carried away with accessories, decor and fabrics galore. When it comes to bulky furniture and accessories, less is more, especially in a shabby chic design. This shabby chic living room opts for soft white furniture and simple decor, allowing movement throughout the space.
The living room has been repainted a bright, modern blue with white trim. The original wood floors have been refinished, and a portion of shiplap wood siding has been uncovered from beneath the sheet rock and painted white, to elegantly extend the mantel of the fireplace.
Mint Green Shabby Chic Living Room With Coral Chandelier, Large Tufted Coffee Table and Wavy Striped Arm Chairs
Mint green walls give a soft base to this living room and provides a beautiful complimentary color to the coral details. A coral chandelier with natural stick texture hangs between ceiling beams over the large tufted coffee table. A pair of armchairs echo the coral shade in their wavy striped pattern. A simple white sofa is brought to life with decorative throw pillows, and a large textured area rug covers the floor.
Designers often use oversized mirrors in small spaces to help reflect light and make the spaces feel larger than they actually are. A twist on this idea is to choose architectural-style mirrors which create the illusion of an extra window or door.
Colorful Pastel Living Room With Mint Green Walls, Large Tufted Coffee Table and Mixed Patterned Chairs
Mint green, coral and soft blue create a pleasing pastel color palette. A large tufted coffee table with green stripes compliments the wall coloring. Coral striped chairs, green plaid chairs and a white sofa face into the centered coffee table. Decorative throw pillows and table lamps spread the pink hue from the chairs to the opposite side of the room for a finished design.
Fixer Upper host Joanna Gaines staged the newly painted living room with bright and feminine yet rustic furniture and accessories, making the room feel cozy with shabby chic style. A wreath mounted on a piece of decorative iron fencing becomes a focal point in the room.
Contemporary Living Room in New Orleans Victorian Home
Layers of textures and colors through sofa pillows creates a cozy, feminine space in this contemporary living room. Two large pieces of artwork anchor the pretty, neutral sofa that sits against the wall. An eclectic vignette on the coffee table ties the muted colors of the room together.
This living room features a wall of curated art included antique photographs, vintage gold frames and prints. The club chairs, blue wingback chair and steamer trunk add to the eclectic yet curated style.
Cozy Shabby Chic Family Room Featuring Neutral Sofas With Ruffles Skirts and Large Entertainment Center With Mullion Cabinets
The large cream colored entertainment center frames a flatscreen TV with mullion cabinets on either side, an open display shelf above, and cabinetry and drawers below. The available storage keeps the room organized and uncluttered. A pair of neutral sofas with ruffled skirt finish face in toward a distressed wood coffee table.
Neutral Sofa With Ruffled Bottom and Wood Coffee Table With Decorative Legs in Shabby Chic Living Room
Green in the curtain pattern compliments the green throw pillows padding the sofa. A ruffled skirt lining the bottom of the sofa give it a feminine and soft finish. A patterned area rug features orange color that blend beautifully with the room design. Decorative coffee table legs add a subtle finishing touch.
This shabby chic sitting area has its area defined by the rug and is made up of an elegant sofa and antique armchairs as well a gold and glass coffee table. Behind this cozy area is a wood paneled wall with a tall painted clock and a small dining area.
This sweet and shabby chic living room uses slipcovers on the chair and sofa, an easy way to upgrade worn-out furniture and keep it clean. White decor throughout the rest of the room keeps the space feeling fresh and uncluttered.
Shabby Chic Green Living Room With Wood Floor and Green Sofa
Anyone will feel at home in this shabby chic living room with light green paneled walls and green tinted hardwood flooring. The green sofa uses matching pillows as well as darker green pillows to add depth in the color scheme. An iron basket and small table fit perfectly with the decor theme and put a few dark details in the bright room.