French Shabby Chic Furniture – is it the right style choice for your home? Answer the next few questions to find out.
Do you adore chintzy fabrics, patterns galore and love a multitude of different textures and designs?
If it’s a no, then French shabby chic furniture collections currently in trend are not your thing. Go to IKEA instead.
Do you like seeing furniture that looks like it needs a fresh lick of paint?
If it’s a no then it’s probably best to pop along to your local mass-produced furniture store to find a new piece of furniture instead. The shabby chic design is all about pieces of French shabby chic furniture which are loved and look like they’ve been passed down through generations.
Do you have a collection of ornate pieces of furniture with lots of carved detailing?
A yes means that you’re already well on your way to embracing a house full of French shabby chic furniture.
Do you hate granite worktops and stainless steel accents?
If you’ve answered yes then take another step into the world of French shabby chic! High shine and high maintenance are a complete no-no when it comes to this style.
If you still have reservations about this particular type of design, have a quick Google for ‘French Shabby Chic Furniture’ and select the images tab to view. This will give you an overview about the types of furniture and accessories on offer. Alternatively, have a look at one of the specialist stores who trade in this type of design, such as The Orchard Home and Gifts and have a look at what they have to offer.