You're a Shabby Chic Style Lover!

You flowery girl, you! Your favorite style is all flowers paired with worn and chippy pieces. Slipcovers and white-washed furniture are a staple of the Shabby Chic style you love too!

So, what the heck is Shabby Chic style?

Made popular by Rachel Ashwell and her retail chain in the1980s, shabby chic decorating combines the idea that something worn and perhaps dilapidated can also be elegant and stylish. Simple slipcovers, flower arrangements like roses or hydrangeas, chippy painted or white-washed wood furniture and shades of white (and other soft colors) are indicative of shabby chic decorating. Vintage mirrors, spray painted formerly brass chandeliers with hanging crystals, handcrafted and vintage as opposed to mass produced.

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Does this sound like you?
If you’re like, “um, nope, no way” then check out the other styles here. The quiz is pretty accurate, but it’s not a mind reader. (That would just be creepy!)

I'm Shannon Acheson

Before we go any further, let me introduce myself.

I’m an interior designer, lover of organization, writer of lists and soon-to-be published author of a book, called Home Made Lovely, about the most important place on earth – home!

My obsession is teaching women like you how to make home their happy place.

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Key elements of
Shabby Chic Style Decor:

  • worn and timeless
  • elegant and stylish
  • slipcovers, flowers
  • chippy paint and whitewash
  • not mass-produced

Where to shop for
Shabby Chic Decor:

Other styles that play nicely with Shabby Chic Style:

  • Boho
  • Rustic
  • French Country
  • Coastal/Cottage

The Shabby Chic Style Lover's Must-Read Blog Posts

There are over 1000 blog posts on Home Made Lovely. This is just the beginning and should get you started. But, there is so much more for you to learn – and I can’t wait to teach you!

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It’s full of all kinds of inspiration and ideas for Shabby Chic Style decor!