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Catching Up With the Queen of Shabby Chic
Rachel Ashwell defined a style embraced by countless fans over the past 25 years. Find out what she’s turning her sights to now
"popular Shabby Chic style and brand. We caught up with founder Rachel Ashwell to hear... I like Shabby Chic and I will go a step further... I love Shabby-kitch Chic! I do... the chic!. I have some observations about the shabby aspect of shabby chic or my... not a shabby chic aficionado. I prefer just plain chic. However, I find the irony... fan of shabby chic or shabby anything. Do not give me "rustic", "antique", or "distressed"..."
10 Recipes for Shabby Chic Style
Rustic furniture, floral fabrics, sparkling chandeliers. Here are 10 easy ways to bring the romantic cottage look into your home
"style, Shabby Chic is utter comfort and luxury. The spirit of the style is to work... rise, Shabby Chic appears among the top decorating search terms on Houzz. If you’re... "buy into shabby chic". I never thought of shabby chic as feminine. It goes well with... critique of shabby chic (or, over-the-top shabby chic) I have ever read. I doff my chapeau... to the "shabby" part of Shabby Chic. Those leather chairs really made me cringe...."
21st-Century Looks for Shabby Chic Fans
How to update a style that's been popular since the 1990s? With new colors, crisper lines and contemporary settings
"in the Shabby Chic store in New York's SoHo in 1999. I got hooked on Shabby Chic.... out. Shabby Chic grew out of a mashup between Ashwell's love of cozy flower-bedecked... for "the Shabby Chic man" by the end of the TV show's run, talking up warm woods and... years, "Shabby Chic" still continues to be one of the top search terms when it comes... for the shabby but are striving toward more chic, the ideas in these rooms may strike..."
Is Belgian Style the New Shabby Chic?
Elegant yet relaxed, Belgian style looks to be a worthy heir by evoking calm, comfort and harmony at home
"finding shabby chic a little too shabby and not so chic lately, you may be ready to... similar to Shabby Chic, only European! I think it is more stylish than shabby chic. And... liked the shabby chic because it looked messy. But this is lovely and calming...this... Very chic! Belgian style is now on my radar. Of you like the house with the gray..."
Houzz Tour: Farmhouse Chic in San Francisco
Modernizing Cottage Style
7 Ways to 'Happy Chic' Your House and Life
Jonathan Adler dishes on how to create a joyful, meaningful home with plenty of room for humor and style
"to be chic, bold and memorable. For Adler, a dwelling is a reflection of an emotional... Happy Chic Your Life (Sterling, November 2012), the third installment in his Happy... Happy Chic series, Adler shares design ideas as freely as he doles out self-help advice... "happy chic" as similar to the "eclectic" style, but with a focus on humor and ju... Not too shabby-5 out of 7 I've put into practice. The 2nd suggestion about the doorknobs..."
My Houzz: Salvage Meets Chic in an Oregon Fixer-Upper
DIY determination and thrift store savvy give a run-down Lincoln City home a stylishly eclectic new look
5 Comfy Decorating Styles That Say 'Welcome!'
Send a message of warmth and ease with distressed, lovingly used and often-unmatched furniture and fabrics
"like “Shabby Chic,” “farmhouse,” “cottage,” “Western” and “bohemian” sound like a... thought of Shabby Chic makes you queasy? Or you gravitate to sleek, contemporary interiors... agree. Shabby is not always chic...it can be just plain shabby. When the style appeared... second Shabby Chic pic with the chandelier, the paint looks like it will come off... don't get "Shabby Chic," the things just look old! Love the cottage and farmhouse styles..."
Simply Luxurious: Girly Modern Style
"Coddington's chic look can be broken down to five techniques: 1. Unique pieces 2. Luxurious... me of Shabby Chic without the Shabby! Love, Love it, Love....I mimic this style in... lot of chic upholstered headboards that can be purchased separately from a bed. Remember... Get a Chic, Feminine Look..."
My Houzz: Scandinavian Style Inspires a Bungalow's New Look
Curbside keepsakes, vintage accessories, DIY projects and chic textiles bring life to this Asheville family home
How to Save a Boring Box of a Room
Whip a ho-hum format and low ceilings into high-design shape with these ideas that offer a big new vision
"country meet shabby chic is adorable!!! English country meet shabby chic is adorable!!!... meets–Shabby Chic room for a very long time.....it exudes character! You hit the... countryside/shabby chic room makes me want to become an arsonist. Other than that room... meets shabby chic...i always wonder, who dust all this stuff...or is my home the... furniture! The shabby chic/ French country room seems more like a part of a small store to..."
Houzz Interview: Maria's Dreamy Whites
"Provence), Shabby Chic, and Coastal Cottage. I have so many different styles that I like... bit of Shabby Chic. I think I have finally accomplished the look I was going for... bit of shabby chic. 3. I also share a lot of ways of incorporating splashes of color... meets shabby chic. It's truly a calming and inviting style. You are BOTH inspiring... farmhouse, shabby & coastal! She blends it all so beautifully making it all look so easy..."
Houzz Interview: Jennifer's Old Painted Cottage
"with the Shabby Chic look, I'm currently gravitating towards vintage industrial, french... was a Shabby Chic girl for many years, and recently gravitated over to Shabby Beach... mix of shabby chic and french country. I love it! I love everything about this kitchen... Vintage, Shabby Chic, Creamy and Dreamy elegance. I am so inspired by Jennifers amazing... magazine. Shabby Chic was my first love, too, and I have also moved on to farmhouse country..."
Pick Up Some White Pumpkins for Elegant Fall Decorating
"decorating a chic alternative to the jack-o'-lantern... fall. A chic alternative to the overly-associated-with-Halloween-orange variety, white... white, shabby chic furnishings. The overall effect is quite tranquil. A mix of white... feels chic, mainly because there is no orange to be found! Orange pumpkins on this..."