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Shabby-Chic Living Room Design Ideas

Shabby-Chic Living Room Design Ideas

The shabby-chic design is about letting the beauty of an original become the highlight of the design. It evokes a rustic, relaxed look from the 90's era. But it can also be soft, elegant and glamorous. This design style is versatile and customizable. Therefore, it is a fairly popular style for interior decoration. This décor style is vibrant but relaxed. The colors are pastel or neutral and the decor is easy on the eyes with subtle harmony. But this look is not easy to create. When it comes to furnishings in this style, living room decor is where you can let your imagination run free. A shabby-chic living room design should have the perfect balance between looking relaxed and elegantly pulled together. The decor should look easy relaxed and put together.

The shabby-chic décor illuminates objects with an antique or weathered look. Neutral colors with light pastel accents define the color palette for this style. But sometimes this style also has a bold and glamorous color palette. Soft textures, feminine prints, laces and frills are another feature of this décor. In general, weathered or antique furniture gives this look. However, you do not necessarily need new furniture. In fact, the best way to achieve a shabby-chic look is with refurbished pieces and antiques. And if you do not have old or antique pieces, you can also use distressed furniture to get the old or weathered look. This makes the shabby-chic design style very budget friendly and easy to integrate even by a layman. Here are some wonderful shabby-chic living room design rooms for you to make your living room an elegant and elegant getaway.

{1} Vintage Shabby-chic living room design

Vintage Shabby Chic everyday design
Vintage furniture and elegant design in Avondale Bungalow Village Gordon And Johnson Interiors | Photo of Jessie Preza
The most important feature of shabby-chic style is the use of weathered or antique furniture and mid-century modern style. Take this room for example. The decor really fits the mid-century modern style. The antique secretary desk, armoire and center table are all vintage and give a stylish orientation to the interior. The bedside with its vintage style, the room adds another shabby-chic look. In addition, the flower print curtains, upholstered armchair and cozy environment enhance the elegant feel of the room. The soft and floral decor gives the room a feminine touch.

{2} Soft colors Shabby-chic Room Decor

Soft colors Shabby-Chic Room Decor
Cozy Beach Style Shabby-Chic Living Room Decor By Natalia Zubizarreta Interiors | Photo of Erlantz Biderbost
The shabby-chic style is often about creating a balance between a relaxed attitude and an extended look. The decor should look relaxed and composed but in a simple way. This living room is a perfect example of the same. The beach vibes in the interior give the room a relaxed and relaxed feel. White walls and white furniture make the place feel brighter and more spacious. Wooden center table, soft wool rug and table lamps give a vintage look to the interior. Linen poufs and cozy throws throw a cozy feeling in the room. The different pillows in different colors and patterns give the room a soft and feminine touch. The pastel shades of colors are also a nod to the shabby-chic style design.

{3} Pure sophisticated living room design

Pure sophisticated living room design
Neutral tones in soft traditional living room design by Abby Suzanne Interiors
Many agree that the shabby-chic style is about creating a messy yet complex look that is shabby and elegant. Take for example this beautiful living room. Despite a cluster of furniture and accessories, this living room is very clean and messy. Everything in the interior simply looks balanced. Although there are many pieces of furniture, they are placed in a symmetrical way. The completely white upholstery and furniture give the room a uniform and organized look. In addition, the patterned mat area gives the carpet some softness and color to the interior. Vintage table, antique wall mirror, table lamps, chandelier, colorful pillows and frilly upholstery, all give the room a shabby-chic look!

{4} Soft walls Cozy living room

Dark walls. Cozy living room
Dark and glamorous shabby-chic living room design by Christal Clear Designs
The shabby-chic decor is known for its soft and light décor and neutral colors. But that doesn't mean you can't have a stylish interior with dark walls. This living room is a perfect example. The dark walls of the room have a weathered look to them. Add to that the wooden floors and window blinds and the room definitely looks more shabby-chic already! But the modern sectional sofa and the middle glass table give a modern touch to the interior. The satiny curtains, fuzzy and glossy pillows and the cozy carpet give the room a glamorous look. In addition, the ceiling lamp also gives the interior glamor!

{5} Victorian Touch Shabby-chic Room Decor

Victorian Touch Shabby-Chic Room Decor
A beautiful blend of fresh and messy in the shabby-chic living room off Rachel Ashwell | Photo of Amy Neunsinger
The beautiful composition of old and new that this decor creates gives character in the living room. The cramped look of the center table, side table, cabinet and carpet gives the décor an aged and stylish look. On the other hand, the framed windows, gold-colored bedside tables, table lamps, vintage chairs, floor lamps and a stunning chandelier crown the room gives a traditional look. Comfortable sofa, pillows and colorful flowers give the room a soft and feminine look. The green motif wallpaper adds color and pattern to the decor. It gives the room a traditional mid-century look favored by shabby-chic styles. All in all, this living room is a beautiful blend of fresh and scrubby decor!

{6} White And Wood Shabby-chic Decor

White and wood shabby-chic decor
Warm wood and cool white in Shabby-chic living room design by Dreamy white
This white and wood living room is a beautiful blend of sophisticated and shabby-chic. It's weathered wooden table, chair and door and window frames give the room a furry chic look. Similarly, the chandelier adds vintage chic to the room. The comfortable sectional sofa and the many pillows give the interior warmth and coziness. Pastel pink pillows and blue glass jars add color to the design. ONE vintage french enamel jug with fresh flowers, the room is experienced and gives vibrancy to the interior. In addition, the completely white interior makes this small everyday design look spacious and bright.

{7} Beach style with vintage touch

Beach Style Decor With Vintage Touch
Farmhouse Style Casual Chic Living Room Design By styling spaces | Photo by Kyle Gregory, Elegant Homes Photography
The laid-back and relaxed feel of the shabby-chic style is reminiscent of beach style décor. Therefore, it is not very surprising to find some elements or decor pieces in one style in the other. This bedroom is a cool mix of beach style shabby-chic and farming style interiors. Weathered furniture and soft colors reflect a relaxed feel of the living room design on the beach. The country look of this living room with soft touches and relaxed feel is not easy to create. However, you can add a little shabby-chic in the farm-style living room with weathered furniture such as the coffee table or the gray loungers with a worn look. You can also add vintage furniture such as the candlesticks and chandeliers used here. Don't forget to keep the colors neutral and the room spacious and cozy!

{8} Bright accents Shabby-chic living room

Bright accents Shabby-Chic living room
Cozy, colorful Shabby-chic living room design by Dafne Enemies | Photo by Carlos Arriaga
Shabby-chic decor can always boast white or neutral color palettes to serve as backgrounds while the décor takes center stage. Although colorful accents are subtly and elegantly added through the design. These accents are mostly in pastels and soft colors. But sometimes you have to use lighter shades to revive boring decor and give character to the design. This living room uses bold colors in a creative way to make this room look sophisticated yet fun and relaxed. Rustic furniture, industrial floor lamp and an abundance of soft pillows and cozy throws give the room a shabby-chic look. Colorful pillows and pouf along with some decor accessories add color and accents to the décor. You can also take light color damage in the room with colorful prints and textures.

{9} Farmhouse Style Cozy Chic Decor

Farmhouse Style Cozy elegant decor
Cozy comfort and living room in neutral style New England | Photo of Shelley Zatsky
A soothing color palette and relaxed seating create an inviting atmosphere in this shabby elegant living room. Neutral colors and simple layout give the room a spacious and airy feel. A comfortable one silhouettes M2M sofa and Safavieh Chloe club armchairs by the fireplace on to the cozy atmosphere! Jute and wool quilts tie the whole decor together while tan striped lumbar pillows bring some in-demand color to the décor. But you can see the shabby-chic touch in the design from the use of the weather-beaten frame mirror that decorates the open coat. The rustic accessories and the dirty look of the area rug also give the room a furry chic look.

{10} Bold black and white room decor

Bold black and white room decor
Sharp contrasts and bold colors in Shabby-chic living room design by Juxtapose Designs
Soft and soothing is certainly the general style of shabby-chic decor. But this bold and striking shabby-chic design is equally impressive! The strong contrast between white and black, light and dark is constant throughout the interior. ONE striped black and white mat bands in the decor. One black sectional sofa contrasts with the white coffee table and armchair. Traditional style vintage black chair, armchair, floor lamp, and chandeliers give the room a shabby-chic look. Patterned mirrors, glass tables and printed pillows add color and style to the interior. When you go for dark colors in shabby-chic style, you should go for bold and bright colors that pop against the lighter ones.

{11} Elegant elegant living room design

Elegant elegant living room design
Large, luxurious living room in shabby-chic style off Fratantoni interior designers
Beautiful and grand, this living room is truly one of the best shabby-chic interiors we've seen! Vintage furniture and mid-century style give the living room a shabby-chic look. You can get this look in your living room with the least effort. It is admittedly a bit expensive if you do not have antique or vintage furniture and need to buy. But it's definitely worth the expense! Keep the colors neutral and soft. Get glamor to decor with rich fabrics such as velvet pillows and fauxpälsmattor. Traditional or antique or vintage furniture will look great with this setting. Add visual interest to the design with some fantastic traditional chandeliers.

{12} Coastal Colors Shabby-chic Room Design

Coastal Colors Shabby-Chic Room Design
Soothing Colors Elegant Living Room By Natalia Zubizarreta Interiors | Photo of Felipe Schefel Bell
This soft and elegant living room with coastal accents is pretty standard for shabby-chic decor. The sophisticated and feminine feel of the living room is another feature of the shabby-chic décor. Herringbone floors and white walls provide a mid-century décor. White upholstery and white furniture make the small living room look brighter and more spacious. Weathered coffee tables, side tables, table lamp, also dresser add further to the room's shabby and elegant look. The soothing coastal blue and yellow accents give the room some color and freshness. A beautiful chandelier pulls the eye upwards and finishes the look.

{13} Simple functional everyday decor

Simple functional everyday decor
Light and bright living room in Lakeside log cabin | Photo by Jeff Jones Snap It Photography
A log cabin with such a light interior is already surprising. Add this elegant and shabby-chic interior and it will be truly unique! The beautifully painted cottage allows the decor to shine despite the small space. The cabin's rustic look gives the room a shabby-chic feel. Along with the rustic look, the wooden table and coffee table also give a sad feeling. Comfortable sofa, Persimmon armchair, Vanguard Furniture Darby Ottoman and bright red carpets give the room a warm and cozy feel. You can also make your living room look immediately brighter and more inviting. Just rinse on a little white color or a light gray shade to give your room a lighter feel.

{14} Blush Pink Accents Room Decor

Blush Pink Accents Room Decor
Soft pastel colors Minimal everyday decor of Raymour and Flanigan furniture | Photo by Teresa Laucar
Minimalism and sleekness are not the features of the shabby-chic design style. But this minimalist everyday decor is really shabby-chic despite having smaller décor elements. Bright white walls and simple minimal furniture give the room a modern minimalist look. Corliss love, nice throw, rug in the area and many patterned pillows give some warmth to the strong white interior. The pink and pink accents on the pillows and accessories in the room provide decor and color and freshness. The shabby-chic decor is known for its messy yet organized look. However, this minimalist living room with its mid-century furniture and accessories is truly ill-chic in the decor.

{15} Minimalist Shabby-chic living room design

Minimalist Shabby-Chic Living Room Design
Neutral minimal decor with bright yellow accents off Natalia Zubizarreta Interiors | Photo of Felipe Scheffel Bell
You can immediately notice the soft and feminine speech in this room. The soft and bright colors, flower vases and bright sunlight add color and joy to the interior. Greenery and flowers lift the mood and add to the freshness of the decor. Neutral wall and floor colors provide a nice base for the interior, while a simple rug defines the living area. A comfortable sofa bed, sofa and yellow ottomans make the room look warm and inviting. The beautiful modern style coffee table complete the look. Overall, this living room is truly the perfect example of minimalist shabby-chic living room design. You can also get this look in your living room with some mid-century furniture and neutral color palette. All you need to do is arrange your living room furniture in an elegant and organized way.

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