Shabby Chic - Defined!

Shabby Chic is a form of interior design where furniture and furnishings are either chosen for their appearance of age (and signs of wear and tear) or where new items are distressed to achieve the appearance of an antique. “Distressed” is the key word here and flaws are welcome such as worn corners, rubbed-off paint and natural imperfections.

I loved this article on explaining the interior design style that we all know as ‘shabby chic’. It has some great photos as well that show the shabby style: