Regardless of which camp you fall into there is little doubting the fact that shabby chic has made giant waves in the world of interior design over the last two decades. Today the elegant style is more popular than ever before and homeowners are increasingly gravitating toward its charming appeal.
The spirit of this style is all about comfort eco-conscious décor choices and a blend of vintage and antique finds with modern touches. With many different variants and an ample room to showcase both your creativity and DIY projects this is a style that lets you display your personality while transforming the bedroom into a calming retreat.
If you’re lucky enough to have really high ceilings you can take your bookshelf headboard all the way up to the top like this example from a New York apartment featured on Home Adore. You gotta love the library ladder added to this one!
There are all sorts of different DIY headboard projects you can take on to create something that’s really unique for your bedroom but perhaps the easiest way to do it is by simply using a regular bookshelf.
If you love white want a bedroom that has a touch of femininity and wish to discard the glossy modern alternatives then shabby chic is indeed the way forward. White is the preferred choice in most shabby chic bedrooms as it sets a relaxing backdrop that lets your vintage finds and antique accessories shine though.
We often hear homeowners complaining about adapting a new feature or trend as many are afraid that it simply might not work in their home. If the same is true for chalkboard walls in your bedroom then start off with less obvious and expensive alternatives before settling in on a final look.
Of course you can even add just one chalkboard accent wall here and fill the rest of the room with loads of color and fancy decor. But chalkboard walls are not just for kids’ rooms alone and even teen bedrooms can benefit greatly from their presence.
Vintage and antique finds are the lifeline of shabby chic no matter which subtle twist you wish to incorporate into the style. Distressed finishes are always welcome here as décor with an aged worn-out look helps give that touch of authenticity to the bedroom.