Shabby chic bedroom decor ideas – create your own personal romantic oasis
A shabby chic bedroom decor gives the past days and epochs a romantic and nostalgic touch. You do not have to spend a fortune to create a shabby chic atmosphere. You need to know the tricks and we’ll show you how to combine different elements, fabrics, materials, and accessories to achieve the look and feel of the style.
The shabby chic bedroom decor combines vintage furniture and classic wall decorations. Some finishing techniques can successfully imitate the vintage look and save you from visiting the antique store. The furniture in shabby-chic style are painted, but the color is partially sanded at the edges. The antique-looking wood furniture with the deliberately worn edges and fronts still look very chic and that’s where the name of this popular style comes from.
Another trick is to paint the furniture in two colors – this gives them an old and worn look. Optionally, you can paint the furniture with floral and plant motifs. The bed frame is richly decorated with wood carvings or wrought iron details. The dressing table and the shabby-chic wardrobe have a classic design. A freestanding mirror with a silver frame or ornate wood carvings complements the overall concept.
Shabby chic bedroom decor is instantly recognizable for the neutral and pastel colors. Bed linen made of natural fabrics such as cotton or linen completes the look. Wallpapers with floral motifs/roses, violets and wildflowers are particularly popular / decorate the walls, chandeliers contribute to the romantic ambiance. The decoration is abundant – vintage photo frames, flower vases, and porcelain figurines. Various pots, baskets, and decorative plates can set accents.