Let Mother Nature be your guide the next time you're setting the dining room table for guests. A large vase of tall, leafy branches, several floral arrangements in various sizes, colorful leaves as name-tag holders, plus apples and pumpkins combine for a gorgeous yet easy-to-achieve look for fall.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.