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.
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 Kitchen Boasts Elegant White Cooktop Mantel
Pink and neutral, floral toile wallpaper surrounds this shabby chic kitchen boasting an elegant white cooktop mantel. A gold, floral tile backsplash keeps with the floral motif while adding to the formal feel.
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 powder room at the top of a set of stairs features an elegant chandelier and beautiful printed wallpaper. The designer made the most of a small space by using a small, low-impact glass vanity top for the round stainless sink. In the hallway leading into the bathroom sits an antique dress form, dolled up with scarves and a handbag for a feminine touch.
Shabby Chic Kitchen Counter with Elegant Cookbook Shelf
A gorgeous white shelf with ornate detail is the perfect place to hold a collection of cookbooks in this pretty, shabby chic kitchen. A tabletop topiary in an elegant planter sits in a gorgeous windowsill dressed in pink curtains.
Shabby Chic Kitchen with Stainless Steel Appliances
Pink floral wall paper combines with lovely wood cabinets to create a feminine, shabby chic kitchen. Black countertops and state of the art, stainless appliances add a sleek, contemporary feel to this pretty space.
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.