Is Shabby Chic Still in Style?

The last few years have seen a huge surge in the popularity of farmhouse style, but what about previously popular decorating trends like shabby chic. Is it still in style? Shabby chic is defined by layers of worn paint on furniture and simple fabrics like cotton and linen. Colors are typically soft and feminine with plenty of ruffles and romantic touches. White, casual slipcovers are a main staple of shabby chic furnishings. Wood furniture … [Read more...]

Create a Spring Vignette with Favorite Things

Now that my dining room is officially transformed into a sitting room, it's time to start turning the living room into the dining room. Next steps are painting the walls, fixing the chipped up floor, and changing some of the wall decor. Since I don't want the room to look too sparse in the interim, I decided to create a spring vignette on my dining buffet using a few of my favorite things. (This post contains affiliate links.)  I love, … [Read more...]

Tracey Rapisardi Summer House: Charming Home Tour

July is coming to an end but I'm no where near ready to let go of summer just yet!  It's a good thing we still have the entire month of August to enjoy. In celebration of my favorite season, I'm sharing an amazingly adorable summer house decorated by Tracey Rapisardi, one of my favorite interior designers. Her style is always light, fresh, pretty and feminine. Photo by Tracey Rapisardi Design This is my dream kitchen! White cottage style with … [Read more...]

Shabbyfufu ~ Charming Home Tour

Gorgeousness. That's the one word I would use to describe Janet's home over at Shabbyfufu. And Romantic. Or Shabby Chic. Anyway, you get the idea. Step inside Janet's Florida home and you'll think Rachel Ashwell lives there. I love the use of soft fabrics and floral arrangements throughout this elegant yet comfortably charming home. Where to begin?  Let's start the tour with Janet's white, shabby chic living room. I think white is the perfect … [Read more...]

Shabby Chic Reading Corner

One of my favorite summer activities is reading. Summer can be busy and winding down with a good book is a great way to relax. Since we've had a ridiculous amount of rain this season, the mosquito population is definitely up. Unfortunately, this means reading out on the porch isn't always ideal so I made a shabby chic reading corner to enjoy when I don't want to deal with the bugs on the porch.The double window on the east side of the … [Read more...]

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