Honestly, the words ‘shabby chic living rooms’ sends a bit of a shiver down our spines. We are picturing ‘distressed’ furniture (basically a shoddy paint job) a sickly mix of pastels and doilies covering every surface. Buuut it would seem that shabby chic is in fact back, and it’s had a bit of a glow up, shedding it’s doily skin and becoming a really stylish look that we actually want in on.
Keep reading to see how shabby chic is being done in 2020, and make sure you don’t miss our living room ideas page too for loads more inspiration.
1. Keep things light and airy
The old version of shabby chic, was all about a very cluttered look with plenty of colours and patterns all crammed into one space. The new more contemporary version still has plenty of pattern and there’s well curated