Shabby chic kitchen: photo in the interior

Shabby kitchen

Shabby chic kitchen is a harmonious combination of stylish modern interior elements with the "old". Shabby chic translates to "shabby luxury". This direction is new, appeared no more than two decades ago. An indispensable condition for such a kitchen is the presence of antiques along with modern stylish details. Everyone can create an interior that is distinguished by individuality, and fill it with their own history, character, comfort.

Shabby chic kitchen is a harmonious combination of stylish modern interior elements with the "old". Shabby chic translates to "shabby luxury"

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The style originated in the UK, where very thrifty residents rarely throw away even old things. That is why the style always reflects the individuality of the owner and looks peculiar in any kitchen. Vintage furniture in such an interior takes on a distinctive and elegant look.

The refined style of shabby chic in the interior of the kitchen is presented in the photo of the site in white and pink tones.

Style features

For the competent creation of an interior, you should pay attention to the following things:

  • finishing materials;
  • kitchen furniture;
  • accessories;
  • the correct combination of textures of shades;
  • lighting;
  • textile.
  • An example of a kitchen interior

    The interior of the kitchen should consist of items representing different eras

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    The interior of the kitchen should consist of items representing different eras. Even modern household appliances, small parts and accessories that create a feeling of antiquity and disguise modern objects will fit perfectly into the interior.

    Advice! A popular artistic solution is the artificial aging of objects. Even modern furnishings are easy to adapt to this direction.

    A shabby chic kitchen requires the maximum number of light shades. Diluted pastel colors add romance and airiness to the kitchen space. It is impossible to imagine the interior of this style without pale blue, light pistachio, delicate pink and ash. Designers usually focus on white and cream colors.

    Shabby chic kitchen example

    Designers usually focus on white and cream colors

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    But you should definitely add some bright colors so that the design of the kitchen does not seem faded. Red or blue will do. The room will take on an expressive look. But color accents don't have to be fussy. They are usually slightly muted. Shabby chic in the interior of the kitchen is impossible without the use of original floral patterns, cells, stripes and sophisticated ornaments.

    Before starting repairs, you need to carefully inspect the room, you should not carry out repair work in places where:

    • shabby parquet surface;
    • cracked walls or ceilings;
    • delicate pastel color wallpaper;
    • cracked floor tiles or chipped backsplash headset.
    • Kitchen details

      This dilapidated finish will add a touch of charm to the space. Only platbands or baseboards can be replaced, and stucco moldings can be placed on the ceiling

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      This dilapidated finish will add a touch of charm to the space. Only platbands or baseboards can be replaced, and stucco moldings can be placed on the ceiling.

      DIY shabby chic kitchen

      The shabby chic direction requires the use of elementary materials for decoration. The ceiling can be whitewashed, but a stretch ceiling is also suitable, which will be reliable, durable, and prevent leaks. It is desirable to equip it with numerous lamps.  The stretch fabric should only be matte, not glossy. Its perimeter is usually decorated with stucco molding.

      Shabby chic dining table

      The shabby chic direction requires the use of elementary materials for decoration

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      The walls are covered with wallpaper with a small floral pattern. They must certainly be dense and washable, but only in pastel shades. Wood trim or wall painting is welcome.

      Wall paint is suitable for moisture-resistant matte or semi-matte. It must withstand repeated wet cleaning. Shibbi-chic kitchen walls painted in white visually expand the space as seen in the photo. Wall decoration with stucco molding, decorative moldings, decoupage patterns is allowed.

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      Shibbi-chic kitchen walls painted in white visually expand the space as seen in the photo

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      It is possible to cover walls with a rough texture, as well as with the effects of chips, cracks, scuffs, using decorative plaster. This makes it much easier to do it yourself.

      Ceramic tiles are indispensable when decorating the working area. If the main walls have a pattern, then the tile should be monochromatic. Tiles with ornaments, geometric patterns and floral motifs will also organically fit into the shabby chic style. Tiles in contrasting shades can be laid out in a checkerboard pattern.

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      The floor in the kitchen is a background for the interior. Any color will do

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      You can decorate the walls with panels that imitate wood or tiles. Solid wood panels are also on sale. They should be a light shade such as bleached oak, beech or birch.

      The floor in the kitchen is a background for the interior. Any color will do. Tones can be light, cold, warm, natural brown. Laminate can also be used, but only moisture resistant, imitating some kind of wood.

      Interior lamps

      Linoleum is also suitable, but only high quality, which cannot be distinguished from laminate. It should be as similar to natural wood as possible

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      The ideal option for flooring is porcelain stoneware, which should not be polished, otherwise it will be unsafe to move. Slabs should imitate marble, stone, wood, be light in color. Let's say a vegetable drawing. Linoleum is also suitable, but only high quality, which cannot be distinguished from laminate. It should be as similar to natural wood as possible.

      Shabby chic kitchen furniture

      The main features of the dining room are worn and vintage furniture. But the style is starting to change. Now you can purchase new furniture in classic or country styles.

      Chandelier in the interior

      The main features of the dining room are worn and vintage furniture

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      The kitchen set should be pure white or gray-beige. Blue and pink colors can also be in the interior. Headset apron - made of natural material. Most demanded white ceramic tiles.

      Important! A key element of the dining room is a mirror with a frayed natural wood frame. Due to its reflectivity, it visually increases the area of ​​the dining room.

      The dining table and chairs, the main pieces of furniture, can be brightly colored, worn, or belonging to a completely different style. It can be a classic or modern trend. Designers usually opt for carved wood tables or rough and poorly finished wood. If the table does not fit into the interior, then it is covered with a fabric made of cotton, linen or lace. Simple wooden chairs will do, but you can transform the interior with curly chairs made of pink, blue or white plastic. Chairs upholstered in leather or textile material will look elegant against the background of rough furniture.

      Shabby chic style furniture

      The dining table and chairs, the main pieces of furniture, can be brightly colored, worn, or belonging to a completely different style

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      You can put wicker or forged seats covered with sheepskin skins. A small bench will complement the kitchen interior. For a holiday, the seats are decorated with decorative pillows, covers, ribbons, fresh flowers.

      Kitchen lighting and window decoration

      The best option - candelabra chandeliers made of crystal, glass or plastic. You can hang wooden lamps with fabric umbrellas. They must be painted in the desired color or artificially aged. It is recommended to use lanterns made of glass and metal of any color, as well as candles in elegant candlesticks. Can be adapted for candle holders wine or oil bottles.

      Curtains in the kitchen

      The best option - candelabra chandeliers made of crystal, glass or plastic

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      When decorating a shabby chic kitchen with your own hands, you can safely hang a garland in the form of stars or hearts over the dining table or window. This design move will be appreciated by children.

      Curtains must be made of natural fabrics. It can be linen, cotton. Their length should correspond to the size of the kitchen and the location of the window. Medium length curtains - the best option for a small room. Floor-length curtains are recommended for large rooms. The kitchen should have a lot of textile elements that make it homelike and comfortable.

      Beautiful curtains in the kitchen

      Curtains can be with lambrequins, ruffles, flounces and only light shades

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      Curtains can be with lambrequins, ruffles, flounces and only light shades. The fabric is suitable for a solid color, with floral patterns, lace or beautiful prints.

      Eaves are selected to your liking, stretched wire or even fishing line is appropriate. It is desirable to make the tips forged or wooden in the form of birds, flowers.

      Kitchen decor items

      When decorating the kitchen interior with your own hands, you should pay enough attention to the details. Any antique or self-made things will emphasize the uniqueness of the decoration.

      It is imperative to put artificial or natural flowers. In winter, you can decorate the kitchen with dried flowers, placed in glass bottles or vases. Fresh flowers are suitable for this style, any. For them, you need to buy original pots or pots.

      Shabby style elements

      When decorating the kitchen interior with your own hands, you should pay enough attention to the details. Any antique or self-made things will emphasize the uniqueness of the decoration

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      English fans of the shabby chic trend are very fond of delicate, soft and fluffy sheepskin skins. They will look great both on the floor and on chairs. The hide does not have to be natural, faux sheepskin will work too. And for the kitchen, this is still a practical and budget option.

      The walls are decorated with reproductions, posters in black and white, photos, beautiful landscapes or still lifes. You can hang homemade wreaths, porcelain plates on the walls. They can also be placed on wall shelves.

      Advice! Wicker baskets in which you can store things will add coziness to the kitchen. But baskets made of metal will bring vintage to the interior. A must-have accessory - watch.

      Kitchen utensils and utensils

      Sets of fine porcelain, simple ceramics, ceramic vases, milkmaids are welcome, which are placed on open shelves, as well as in cabinets-slides. You can sew tablecloths and napkins yourself by decorating them with monograms.

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      Sets of fine porcelain, simple ceramics, ceramic vases, milkmaids are welcome, which are placed on open shelves, as well as in cabinets-slides

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      Shabby chic direction is originality, touching romance, comfort and coziness. Such an interior will be to the taste of any housewife who spends a lot of time cooking.

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