Shabby chic bathroom is a very popular form of interior decoration in modern apartments and country houses
The purpose of a bathroom in a living space is to perform several essential functions.
The bathroom is designed to tidy up and enjoy relaxation after a hard day's work.The bathroom is designed to tidy up and enjoy relaxation after a hard day's work
For this reason, the entire bathroom design should be well thought out in order to enjoy being in such a room in the process of further operation.
Attention! When drawing up a design project, you should remember that the decor and interior of the bathroom should fully meet your needs.
In addition, the bathroom should be modern and functional, pleasing to the eye and comfortable for any family member.In addition, the bathroom should be modern and functional, pleasing to the eye and comfortable for any family member
Carrying out repair and finishing work in the room requires not only the choice of tiles and plumbing, in harmony with each other. In addition, you should carefully select all the accessories:
In order to understand how exactly to decorate the bathroom space, it is recommended to look through several photos of the design of such rooms in different styles. This approach will facilitate the implementation of the choice of various elements of the design of the room.
Recently, one of the popular styles used in the design of bathrooms has become the shabby chic design style.
Features of the shabby chic style
The main feature of the shabby chic style is the use of antiques and retro interiors. This design style is gaining more and more popularity every year in the design of various premises. And the bathroom is no exception in this case.
If you decorate the entire space of the living space, including the bathroom, in shabby chic, then such housing takes on the appearance of a very cozy family nest.If you decorate the entire space of the living space, including the bathroom, in shabby chic, then such housing takes on the appearance of a very cozy family nest
Shabby chic bathroom fills with a touch of pleasant memories.
Shabby chic bathroom is ideal for those who do not like to change the environment often in pursuit of fashion trends.
The design of the bathroom space in this style is suitable for those people who are used to treating antique furniture and various interior elements with care, giving them a new life after renovation.
The main highlight in using this style is the use of finishing materials that are artificially aged. When decorating a room in this style, artificially aged textiles and decorative elements are very widely used.
Important! When decorating a shabby chic bathroom, you will need to use antiques.
It is sometimes quite difficult to acquire such interior items, but you can make them yourself.
For example, a shabby chic bathroom cabinet with antique decorations can be easily made with your own hands.
Cabinet making is best done using decoupage technique.
The whole process of decorating the cabinet can be divided into several stages:
Using a similar technique, you can easily prepare a dressing table and many other furniture for the bathroom.
Shabby chic bathroom decoration
It is believed that using the shabby chic style in a bathroom requires a spacious room. For this reason, owners of country houses and apartments with a free layout most often resort to using this style in the design of the premises.
It should be noted that if there is a great desire and certain skills, it is possible to implement a bathroom design in this style even in a typical city apartment, especially if the apartment has a combined bathroom.
To design in this style, you will need to purchase a wide bathtub with curved legs. It is desirable that the bath has a color in shades of blue or light blue.
If there is a window in the bathroom, curtains and curtains for the room should be used from a thin material. They must be combined with the general style of the entire room.
A mirror is an obligatory element of bathroom decoration. In the bathroom in the style of shabby chic, a mirror is installed in an old frame or artificially aged.
A variety of dried flowers and shelves with shower accessories installed on them will be an ideal decor element in a bathroom in this style.
The floor in such a room should be finished with tiles or wood.
As lighting equipment, you can use both small lamps that will highlight individual areas of the room, and large chandeliers, if the size of the room allows you to install the latter.
Advice! For wall decoration, tiles or moisture-resistant wallpaper should be used. It should be noted that some owners of country houses and large apartments believe that wallpaper (even if it is moisture resistant) and the bathroom are incompatible.
When decorating a bathroom in the shabby chic style, remember that you should not oversaturate the space of the room with various things and decorative elements.
Decorating the bathroom in a romantic light and using elegant furniture
Light, delicate and romantic tones are best suited for decorating a room in the shabby chic style. These tones are the color of milk and mint, champagne and marshmallows. When decorating the bathroom in this style, no contrasts are allowed.
The softness of the color finishing of the space forms the basis of all further arrangement of the room.
When decorating the walls, you can use light-colored wood panels or tiles that have a romantic color. It is allowed to paint the walls in light colors. When using wood panels for wall decoration, they must first be artificially aged. Walls trimmed with brick-like tiles will look good in such a bathroom.
To add more romance to the room in the process of decorating the space, stucco elements made in the form of angels from flowers can be used. The best option would be to use stucco in the form of rosebuds. When finishing the ceiling, it can be leveled and simply whitened or covered with white water-based paint.
For a shabby chic bathroom, the best option is to use a cast iron bath.
If necessary and if the area of the room allows, you can place an antique-finished chest of drawers in the room.
If the space of the room makes it possible, then to create artificial lighting it is best to use a large forged chandelier decorated with pendants.
Idea! It will be appropriate to place several live plants in pots in the bathroom.
When decorating a bathroom in a shabby chic style, no large financial resources are required. If you approach the organization of repair and finishing work very competently, then most of the things that form the basis of the design of a room in this style can be found completely free of charge or for a very nominal fee.
Shabby chic bathroom decoration is ideal for young girls with a romantic nature and very economical people.