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love the shabby chic vintage look
but have a modern house

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#1 queeney

Posted 19 January 2013 - 06:16 PM

Any tips how I can incorporate shabby chic, vintage decor in a modern house?
Any good websites?
I have a reasonably modern house, large white tiles, grey kitchen cupboards with darker grey bench top. A large black and grey micro suede couch and glass black dining table and TV unit.

I would love a kitchen Reno and all new furniture lol, but that is not practical.

Is there a way to mix the two looks? Or am I in dream land? Lol.

Thanks in advance.

Edited by queeney, 19 January 2013 - 06:19 PM.

#2 Academic

Posted 19 January 2013 - 06:29 PM

QUOTE (queeney @ 19/01/2013, 06:16 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Is there a way to mix the two looks? Or am I in dream land? Lol.

Of course there is! There are no rules to say you can only do modern decor in a modern house, or shabby chic in an old cottage. In fact, it can look really overdone if you completely match your decor to your house style IMO.

If you google 'shabby chic in a modern home' you'll find plenty of inspiration. To get you started:


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