Shabby chic coffee table is a term coined by interior magazine. The term refers to furniture especially table which has very old look. In other words, the furniture with shabby chic design is basically furniture that looks so old, yet it is actually not that old. There are some reasons why people decorate their house interior with shabby chic table. In order to achieve classic look is one of the reason why people choose shabby chic table. Classic look sometimes is considered as antique in which people like to see it. Antique look is preferred since it is unique.
There are not too many people like to decorate their houses with shabby look since most people like modern houses interior to catch up with trend. Another reason why people choose shabby chic furniture is adjusting overall interior theme. Commonly shabby chic is used for traditional look house interior since it will enhance tradition or classic atmosphere inside the house.
Shabby chic coffee table is one of furniture that can be modified to create a focal point in a room. To achieve decent look which accentuates classic atmosphere, the table can be put in a place where there is no modern furniture. If there is modern furniture around shabby chic, it will only make the room look less coordinated, quite weird, and unmixed. There will be no unity within the room which hurts people’s eyes. Shabby coffee table can be located in specific room for relaxing if overall house interior is modern. If the theme is classic, this coffee table can be located anywhere it is nice. The common place to put coffee table is near living room. Therefore, to achieve maximum result, people should match shabby table with overall theme.
Shabby chic coffee table which is designed for classic house interior has several variations. For color, the variations are usually among pastel colors, matte color, and soft color. They are pink, white, and light green etc. The color is usually applied on table top while leaving table’s leg in black or wood color. The top of the table as the main point of table has distressed texture which makes it look so old. Some scratches can also be added in some section of table top to enhance rustic look on he the table. People can try different variations for their table since the design is unlimited. Shabby chic furniture is pretty good choice for classical theme of house.