The mixture of shabby and vintage design for houses are popular nowadays because such design makes your room more inviting, interesting and warm. This kind of style is very fashionable and sophisticated as it is characterized to be a mixture of vintage and contemporary design. Usually, this kind of design is just simple and you can actually transform some existing furniture in your home to suit with this kind of style.
One of the most common things at home which can be upgraded to suit with the above mentioned style is furniture. For this case, we will discuss some of the ways how to turn your furniture into vintage shabby chic furniture.
Turning furniture into a shabby chic design
A lot of vintage look furniture can be found in different stores nowadays, but most people choose to just transform their existing furniture into a shabby chic design. This is because they wanted to put their own style and creativity towards it. And besides, transforming this furniture can be easily done at home. It needs only simple materials and extra effort.
In order to successfully transform your furniture to fit with the shabby chic style, you will only need a water-based, chalk or low VOC matt paint and a sand paper. Then, choose what furniture you are going to transform. After, you may now begin painting them. You can paint at least two coats of paint. Afterwards, start to scratch with the sandpaper the edges, corners, external hinges and handles so that the metal or wood beneath the furniture would appear. Just take note that it should have a wear and tear appearance or what you call a “vintage” look.
More tips on creative vintage furniture design can be searched and shopped in the internet.