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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Shabby Chic Dining Room With Mint Green Walls, Vintage Chandelier and Round Wood Dining Table
A two tiered vintage chandelier hangs over the large circular wood dining table. A mix of potted plants and floral arrangements create an inviting centerpiece fitting to the room design. Mounted plates and a large sunburst mirror decorate the mint green wall space above the distressed buffet.
The stone wall warms this dining area and ties in with the traditional feel of the adjoining kitchen. A small white dining table compliments the custom kitchen cabinets. Dainty seat cushions on curved chairs match the wallpaper and chandelier.
A gray, stone wall adds a rustic touch to the this feminine and cozy breakfast nook. A floral tablecloth is accented by a mounted wicker basket filled with flowers while a small chandelier add an elegant touch in this shabby chic space.
A white desk is positioned against pastel yellow walls in this small office area. A green electric typewriter complements the green chair and artwork. An antique bird cage, small three-legged table and floor lamp accessorize the quaint study space.
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.
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.
Shabby Chic Dining Room With Stripe Slip Cover Chairs, Distressed Wood Cabinet and White Hydrangea Centerpiece
Blue and white slip covers are fitted over the dining chairs circling the wood table in this pretty and pastel dining room. White hydrangeas centered on the table match the feminine and soft look of the design. Patterned armchairs sit next to a distressed wood cabinet against the wall. Blue lamp bases and curtains transfer the blue accent color through the room.