What kind of furniture can we use to create a vintage style and shabby chic decor ? We offer a selection of furniture that will delight lovers of these trends, as well as some tricks to convert furniture into antique pieces or reuse old objects and incorporate them into these environments.
The furniture itself vintage they have that point old, old, unusual, that gives spaces a natural and unique charm . We do not mean furniture that falls apart or is eaten by termites; rather we speak of a type of furniture that has lost part of its natural luster by the passage of time, by its use and because the fashions are, after all, fleeting.
These spaces shabby chic with vintage touch have as protagonist the material par excellence, the wood . Tables and chairs made of wood (pine wood, oak ...), stools, stools, bed bases, etc . But we can even add to the decoration wooden pallets, those pieces for storage, and transform them giving them a new practical use.
To create a real vintage piece of furniture, if it does not come from the factory, we can give a layer of white paint and then sand it, dragging part of the paint on the surface. The result will be furniture with a worn look, to which the painting has been skipped, but which have a charm so unique that they look like authentic auction pieces.
As for the most practical accessories to create beautiful, timeless spaces, which conquer us at first glance, the most common are usually the tree trunks (without getting to cut them, we can make with those who have fallen in a nearby garden), lamps of past decades, Mirrors Found in an attic, peeling doors, showers, metal buckets ...
We can incorporate these precious objects in a natural way, where they stand out as unique pieces of collector. Simple ideas to create beautiful environments where the white color, faded ocher paint and old cabinets are excellent protagonists.