The relaxing and romantic tone of the shabby chic style makes it a popular choice for bedrooms, after all shabby chic bedroom furniture is all about non fussy elegance. White shabby chic furniture is generally the best choice for the bedroom and the overall look should be effortless and not contrived.
Do it right and you will be able to create a bedroom with true charm. The trick is getting all the pieces to work together, you will need to evaluate your bedroom space and figure out how you can transform it to achieve your own interpretation of the genre.
The beauty is that you can actually achieve the look by updating time-worn treasures, or you can buy purposefully distressed items from the shops that give that aged feel, or you can even combine the two. If you are going to try to create shabby chic bedroom furniture yourself you will need some sandpaper and some white paint. Sand the items of furniture and investigate various painting techniques, which will create that distressed and tatty, yet tasteful appearance.
Below are three pieces of white shabby chic furniture that you can purchase online, which will help you to transform your bedroom: The bed should always be the centre piece of your bedroom and so you might want to make sure that it really attracts the eye. You are able to get some beautiful French style ornate beds that have wonderfully carved headboards. You can continue the theme by dressing up your bed with a vintage inspired floral or striped quilts, soft linens or an assortment of cushions to create that cute and comfortable feel. Hang a beautiful chandelier over the centre of the bed, which is dripping with crystals and glass beading, in order to complete the look.
Bedside tables should have carved and ornate detailing, in order to give them that sought after style. Carefully select ornate or glass based lamps, with floral lampshades, to place on them. You may also want to add some antique frames containing old photographs as well. Dressing tables should also have carved and ornate details where possible for that particular style that you are looking for. You can scatter glass vases, candle holders and cherished mementoes on the dressing table as well, to add that little extra bit of personality and charm.
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