Friday, February 18, 2011

Discovering your Scrapbooking Style: Shabby Chic

Shabby Chic is all over the place in decorating and has become huge in scrapbooking.  Anna Griffin, Pink Paislee, and Melissa Frances all produce a lot of stuff that fits in the Shabby Chic style.  This is probably the easiest style to predict as far as fitting the name goes.  One of our former designers, Sandi, is a master in this style.  If you want to explore Shabby Chic more, I highly recommend checking out her stuff!

Some of the characteristics you see in Shabby Chic Style
Layers of ribbons and other accents
Muted colors and pastels
Pleating
Flourishes
Flowers
Pearls
Clusters of embellishments
Distressing
Lace 
Doilies
Light Colors paired with one dark color
Vintage items like keys, treasure boxes
Romantic feel
Jannike

Jannike

Libeeti

Hope your weekend is off to a great start!  I'm heading out on vacation, so you know mine is starting off nicely!

3 comments:

jacque4u2c said...

These are just gorgeous!

Sandi Cl~ said...

Thanks, Christine, for the kind words! Have fun on your vacay!

Southernbelle said...

Oooh, today's post just makes me want to stay and look forever! I love these pages!!! I wish I could have my entire home in shabby chic!!! It is gorgeous!