Working at furnishing and decorating your shabby chic bedroom may turn to a real adventure. The reason for such a fun can be explained by the idea of a shabby chic style itself. This style foresees using aged looking furniture and antique decor details which create all together an elegant style with a touch of time.
The furniture which is used for your bedroom in shabby chic style may be made of distressed wood.
Whitewashed dressers, chests, cabinets, mirrors in antique metal frames create the atmosphere of the past. This design usually shows a provincial style, a rural atmosphere. use worn units of wooden furniture, avoid plastic and acrylic stuff. Leave mostly wooden and some metal items in your dorm. Selecting the stuff for your room start from an exciting hunt. Visit the thrift stores and garage sales, flea markets. Read the local newspapers announcements about selling miscellaneous. Check your garage, basement and attic. You might find there really unique things you forgot about. You may do yourself primitive benches from wood you can take from your neighbours’ garages.
When you found the needed wooden material and start working at the furniture units for your shabby chic style bedroom, do not forget the wood may be left unfinished. So prepare sand paper to sand the surface of the ready made nightstands, occasional tables and benches. If you have at home embroidered artwork units, place them in whitewashed frames and hang on the walls. Dressing up your bed in a style with matches your shabby chic sleeping room, you can cover it with a hand-made blanket and bright pillows. The curtains which you choose for your dorm can be made of light lace and thin cotton. Rustic chandelier hanging from the ceiling middle will emphasis the shabby chic feeling. Working at a bedroom in shabby chic style you can do also a very useful thing – give the second life for old things.