Go shabby chic in your kitchen ★★★★★
Homeowners seeking a new look for their kitchen could go for shabby chic, as creating these interiors can be a real adventure.
That's according to design expert Trenna Sue Hiler, who said shabby chic is all about balancing the new with the old.
Writing for Helium, she said: "It is meant to be functional and perhaps charming. It should feel familiar and a little eclectic."
She claimed that hunting for the perfect kitchen furniture is all part of the fun, while accessorising can be even more enjoyable.
The expert advised homeowners to try mixing patterns, textures and colours to create their shabby chic look.
"Replace one of the cupboards with an individual chicken coop," she suggested.
"Add some vintage magnets and fill it with mismatched and interesting coffee mugs.
"Fill the kitchen with knitted or crochet pot holders," she added.
The shabby chic look could be a great option for those who want to create a more welcoming feel in their kitchen, rather than a sleek modern look.
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