Shabby Chic wooden furniture is timeless in every sense of the word. Wood has the ability to bring an element of warmth to any home and when looked after really well can last a lifetime. Wood furniture is extremely versatile and can be used in almost every room in your home. Wooden furniture offers a unique aesthetic appeal to any home.
As part of nature-connected interior design, wood can transform the mood of a room or entire house, creating a homely, welcoming feel and a truly ‘organic’ sense. It’s also not a fad, this material and has been used for furniture construction for generations upon generations, and as such offers a timeless quality that cannot be replicated. Wooden furniture items can be used as statement pieces in your lounge or dining room or they can be a little more understated and used as pop pieces to bring life into your home.
The greatest feature of wood is that you no longer need to make sure that all the wooden pieces in your home match. Yes, we’ll all agree that matchy-matchy wooden furniture has its long-lived moment in the sun and there is nothing wrong with that. We can also agree that we are thankful that time has now passed. One of the latest trends in decorating with shabby chic furniture is known as mixing wood tones and we are delighted!
Mixing wood tones will give any room a more inviting and effortlessly styled feel. In times gone buy matched up wooden furniture would feel calculating and clinical. Not you have the ability to make sure that your home is as inviting as you are by making use of tone matched wooden furniture. As an added bonus, you can pop around second hand or thrift stores to pick up a few bargains. If you are considering buying older wooden furniture you can easily breathe new life into the pieces with a coat of varnish or even new cushions.
There are countless ways to pair old and new shabby chic collection furniture pieces to give your home a striking appeal. Take for instance the idea of placing a few antique seater pieces around a modern wood table. This will give your home a modern feel while not looking at the homey effect. Actually, because you don’t really buy every wooden furniture piece at the same time, from the same supplier you could already have been mixing tones without even knowing you were being stylish.
Since wood tones are in the ‘neutral’ category, it is relatively easy to mix them and achieve a visually pleasing result. If you’re starting with a wood floor and are adding new wood tones such as a table or chairs always try to add in a rug as a buffer. When pairing your woods you need to make sure they have a connection at the end your design process your home should feel connected and well put together.