This 4,000 sq. ft. coastal retreat features a classic blue Craftsman-style exterior with cedar-inspired shingles, dormer windows and tapered entryway columns. Two copper outdoor lights are placed above the two-car garage with a fun weather vane at the top of the home.
Two large blue upholstered pieces serve as both ottomans and coffee tables in this spacious living room. A green patterned sofa is topped with black and white throw pillows. The calm, neutral tones blend the space with the connected dining room.
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 bathroom was designed to be feminine and chic but have some 'aged' looking finishes for that shabby chic aesthetic. Mismatched hardware was added not only to tie in to the design look but also to provide a labeling system for the drawers.
Elegant pink toile wallpaper surrounds this pretty surrounds this charming, feminine kitchen. Neutrals and pinks combine with floral patterns for a lovely look that is a trademark of shabby chic design.
Black countertops combine with white cabinets to create a formal look in this feminine kitchen. Pink floral wallpaper, seat cushions, and curtains create a a look that is trademark of shabby chic design.
This open plan living room successfully combines pieces from different design backgrounds—a cozy shabby chic sofa and ottoman, tailored gray armchair, simple wooden coffee table. Keeping the color palette neutral makes the look harmonious.
Recycling isn't just for cans. This mantel and fireplace were designed and constructed completely from reclaimed wood, adding an element of comfort and drama, while staying consistent with the rustic, shabby chic feel of the space.
White is a classic tone often used in shabby chic designs. HGTV fan rnhey wanted to create a light, airy dining room ideal for casual year-round entertaining, so she used this fresh hue as the base for her entire design. The upholstered cane-backed chairs, freshly painted table and vintage marine life prints are reminiscent of relaxed summers and shabby seaside homes. White beadboard walls allow the sand-colored curtains and accessories to act as complementary accents rather than simply appearing in the background. For an elegantly shabby look, combine your rustic pieces with more contemporary counterparts. The white table and rattan chairs feel ultra casual, while the symmetrical prints, pleated draperies and dark wood serving tray deliver a perfect hint of refinement.