1804 the shabby chic Ideabooks

Winter Woodsy Gets an Update
"ustic-Chic Design Can Help Us Embrace Winter in Style... Hence, the girls and I are getting together for a reunion weekend in the mountains... I hope the cabin we've rented is as cozy and woodsy as the one last year (though I... up in the mountains in a space full of rough timbers, rustic chic style and big stone... achieve the ideal woodsy look for today.... just love the rough hewn timber look. Even if you don't live in the middle of the woods..."
8 Ways to Love Trough Sinks
"industrial-chic style to your bathroom or laundry room with this utilitarian sink... While the trough sinks of my memories are covered in years of paint (while the floor... add a chic industrial edge to any space — sans the paint splatters. There's something... might be the nostalgia of art school that has me completely smitten with trough sinks... associate with the trough sink; even if it's not meant to be used that way in a home, it's..."
Designing with Souvenirs
"With a Chic Addition to Your Interior... is just the worst, isn't it? You have to get back into the swing of your daily routine... treasures into the design of your space in a chic way. Not only will it be a beautiful reminder... dreaming of the last week of bliss. We all bring home some kind of souvenir from a great... remember the time we had there. But, when you get your keepsake home it oftentimes gets... cushion the blow of post-vacation blues...."
Houzz Tour: Design Lessons From a Nantucket Inn
"Though the historic building (which dates back to the whaling days of 1684) had its... charms, the conditions when Rachel hit the scene were less than ideal for an inviting... redecorated The Veranda House Inn on Nantucket, and her designs have a lot to teach us... honor the past in modern ways, make small rooms feel larger, and make your bedroom... learning the story behind the design, the reasons for the selections, and the how tos..."
Make a Cute and Low-Cost Rolling Table
"into a chic outdoor party table with an easy-to-make slipcover and wheels... crunch. The spools can be used pretty much as is if you know what to do. And the slipcover... Check out the indoor-outdoor rolling side table I made with the help of my fabulously... using the spool parts as frames for years. But you don't have to go that far if you're... create down the road. There's a long list of furnishings you can create with these handy..."
My Houzz: Black and White Make a Dutch Apartment All Right
"rental chic style on a modest budget... Amersfoort, the Netherlands, is surrounded by windows overlooking the city, giving the... So when the 28-year-old educator moved in with 25-year-old temp agency worker Tim van... jumped at the chance to decorate their new apartment in her signature taste. Their... Amersfoort, the Netherlands Size: 55 square meters (592 square feet); 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom... house, the postcard rack, the wallpaper behind the bed in the master bedroom, the wooden..."
Guest Picks: A Transitional Look for a Living Room
"some of the products that are inspiring the scheme. — Lucy from Four Walls and a Roof... project at the moment that incorporates both traditional and midcentury modern styles... styles. The overall look is transitional, or traditional with a modern twist. I love designing... update the space with modern and contemporary influences, all in an open-plan city... built in the 1940s. To pull it together, I've created some repetition by looking for..."
Guest Picks: Autumn Tabletop Essentials
"part chic and all just right for fall festivities... I love the changing colors of the leaves and the onset of colder weather that provides... Inside, the change of seasons brings the chance to entertain with cozy, candle-lit... buys for the table. What are your favorite pieces for autumn-inspired tabletops? —... Oh no, the reindeer plates are darling! I totally don't need them, but so cute. Argh... Will- love the John Lewis coasters! Thanks so much everyone!..."
So Your Style Is: Romantic
"celebrates the idealistic side of life. Find out if it's the look that makes you swoon... count the ways. Romantic interiors are heartfelt, personal and the merest smidge... Just as the name implies, romantic style has a certain softness and fanciful appeal... back to the Victorian era, a time of courtliness and old-fashioned decorum, though... place to the rest of the home... Loved the last 2 photo's, especailly those delicate..."
Mismatched Rooms Made in Heaven
"show off the glorious personality of your rooms, practice the art of mismatching... give me the willies. I just can't stand anything that looks like it came right out... yet, off the showroom floor. All that matchy-matchy stuff lacks a personal touch. And... usually has the personality of an earthworm (meaning blah). I much prefer a room with... together so the room doesn't look like a thrift store. Obviously, an eclectic room works..."
Guest Picks: 20 Ideas for Your Thanksgiving Table
"orate the holiday table with the colors of cranberries, pumpkins and sage... colors in the form of rich reds and burnt oranges, a softer accent hue in a mint or kelly... runner as the inspiration, this dream table comes together to form a beautiful Thanksgiving... around the corner! — Morgan from Pepper Design Blog... - love the tablescape example (love the pops of green and the leaves!) and the beautiful... I like the contrast because the bright green and orange pop! Also, write your guest's..."
Evoke Old-World Romance With Vintage Silver
"bring the romance of the past to your present-day home... initials, all the better. One year I decided to polish all the silver in our shop — a miserable... idea. The chemicals gave me a headache, and everything was too shiny. Happily, everything... shiver at the thought of tarnished silver, but its elegant and romantic look has made... consider the history and the stories that vintage silver has to tell! Good Article..."
Headboard Alternatives to Make a Dull Bed Divine
"Take the adventurous route with twigs or splurge on a high-end rug. All of these... often the first thing you see when you enter the room, and the most dominant. Just... seemed like the elephant in the (bed)room. It was way too big for the space, so we sold... Just as the front door makes an important public statement about who you are, the headboard... some of the ideas here will inspire you the way they've inspired me...."
Romantic Outdoor Dining Inspiration
"Set the Table for a Meal Under the Stars... Some of the best spots are those that treat the outdoors like the indoors, making use... around the U.S., and it's just around the corner for others (c'mon, East Coast!),... piece of the private outdoor pie is no small feat, I've long dreamed of having a little... across the country to get a little outdoor space because, to me, nothing beats enjoying... space (the one with the Moroccan lantern and the bamboo; South FLA in December is..."
Guest Picks: Modern Morocco
"AphroChic Blogger Jeanine Inspires Us to Bring a Little Morocco Home... and the result is a refreshing style that celebrates the old, the new and a cultural... On the AphroChic blog I love to feature spaces that blend modern design ideas with... around the world. Ancient textiles, lanterns and tiling techniques are now being... to AphroChic's motto of "Modern.Soulful.Style." This month, join me as I explore Modern..."
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