In spite of its French-sounding name, shabby chic originated in the UK and came into being in the 1980s, so it has certainly stood the test of time. That isn’t surprising, because its characteristics and charm qualify it for almost any environment Shabby chic has been vacuumed, whitewashed and dry-cleaned out of In 1845, Jules-Amédée Barbey d’Aurevilly, a popular French novelist and dandy, wrote Du Dandysme et de Georges Brummel. Soon after, the rich in France began to ape the British Sleeps 12. This rustic farmhouse sits amid unspoilt countryside in Armagnac. The ivy-clad façade conceals a shabby-chic interior with metal bedframes, French antique furniture, exposed stone walls and wooden beams. Guests can visit the butcher and Five years ago, Karina and Craig Waters -- a tax accountant and a Karina says she envisioned "a small farmhouse," the sort of simple, "shabby-chic" cottage so often invoked in fantasies of French countryside living. On their real estate hunt, however CAMERON BRUNNER was happy as a clam, ensconced in a Santa Monica condominium done up in Rachel Ashwell's Shabby Chic furnishings "was meant to be my home." Two French window walls faced a pool. Triangular skylights brought the outside in. Mother-daughter duo Holly Bates and Megan Williams always dreamed of working together in a quaint little store. Thanks to their impeccably chic taste and natural eye for design, the team of interior designers has opened their own home dÃ©cor boutique .
And the three friends who have set up a new French-themed salon in Montpellier have got it they have combined their love of beautiful things and come up with a salon that oozes shabby chic style and a Gallic twist. The three women all met and became It's a four-plex on a busy side street. But bit by bit, she has transformed a nondescript 1,000-square-foot apartment into a charming, shabby chic home with French cottage charm. With chandeliers and lace, china plates and shells, her home has become a HIGHWORTH saw the opening of its first shabby chic who owns the store. Lesley sells shabby chic furniture with a French twist. It is a specialist form of design which focuses on furniture with an older look or signs of wear and tear to give it character. Blending "pieces that you love that come together into one personal style" is the key, according to Hayden, whose store not only features shabby-chic textiles and accessories, but also an eclectic selection of French antiques. .
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