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Did you know that it is possible to have an incredibly good-looking interior design for you house even on a limited budget.
Great décor is often a sign of well-developed taste rather than a boatload of money. With that in mind, let’s examine a great style for comfort and beauty that is also easy on the pocketbook.
One of the most dazzling looks for homes, or even shops, is an eclectic decor called “Shabby Chic”.
Shabby Chic is a style that developed from the romanticism of the Victorian Age and somehow became mixed with the Bohemian qualities of French artisans from the age of Impressionism. The style is noted for its worn, yet arty look that seems to reflect strength of taste rather than fashion. A Shabby Chic look is often filled with feminine and romantic items in dominant colors of white and pale pastels.
A lovely Shabby Chic décor can be developed from garage sale items and second hand stores, if the buyer knows what to look for. Many things from old wood furniture to glass bowls to tins can be found, if you train your eye and learn to spot desirable items. You will be surprised at the wonderful pieces that most people bypass.
Another nice thing about Shabby Chic is that most wood items can look worn or even be painted. Professional decorators, who are going for that worn Shabby Chic look, often buy new wood items and then “distress” them so they will look old and worn.
Learning to refurbish furniture and accessories is not only rewarding, these skills can also help you have the prettiest home on the block.