The dark table balances all the white, the seating creates levity white adding a modern vibe. The play on chintz that Shabby Chic does so well appears here unexpectedly on the floors.
The whites here take on more of an ecru. The Euro influence also stays clear of florals and opts for a subtle plaid instead.
Creams piled on creams piled on whites piled on whites is the key to the light lushness of the look, but consider adding white modern pieces or a more eclectic assemblage to move from a cottage feel to your individualized style.
Similarly, if you're wanting to preserve the light and white of traditional Shabby Chic aesthetic but personalize it, add pieces unique to your taste. Instead of these white distressed doors and clock, think of how the room would be recreated with an enormous and bright piece of art vintage gas station sign. The key is to do something that seems a bit off or unexpected to recreate the room.
As I mentioned before, look at how unexpected colorful art pulls in the focus and reinvents the space. Chrome can also break up the whites in a clean but modern way.
Yes, don't keep it so white, but add in unexpected colors. For a more modern feel, take away the many details in a room like this and go minimalist, letting those colors stand out more starkly.
Stay clear of cottagey but still get in your whites and florals by working with and adding to modern shapes and furniture.
White, clean, with natural elements around, and broken bup by the cool-hued but distinct cabinet finish.
Modern details thrown in with the traditional bed frame to make this sleeping space personal and intimate.
Lush without all of the floral mixes.