Shabby chic living room is an idea to exert more of your creativity to your room. The effect of this decoration is to make the room to feel cozier and comfortable. You can use almost anything old you can find on your storage room. This is a good way to keep your memories close to you. It is easy to achieve. The wooden furniture is painted with varnish or thin layer of paint to make the age deterioration still visible. Anything you would do to make that furniture presentable is fine as long as the impression of old furniture is still exist.
Furniture with fabrics is patched and any usable fabric would be used as cushion cover or artistic patches for sofa. Curtain can have some of these patches that placed artistically. This rule could be applied to any other element in the room. Shabby chic living room can be decorated with beaded lamp that has some transparent patches in it. It doesn’t have to be old furniture. Some new furniture made as vintage and uses this style to make it appropriate to decorate a living room with shabby chic style. There is no main rule about what to use in this room. New furniture can still be used in this room as long it has vintage appearance.
This is a good way to save your money and spend fun time in decorating. You can attend any place that sells furniture. People that sell things to clear their storage room is your main target. Furniture in your room should have cool history with it. If you have tendency to be comfortable with girly decoration then you should not forget the history for your furniture. The result of your creativity would be a room that has combination of vintage and femininity. Historical value is the only thing that makes the room qualified to be shabby chic living room.