Shabby Chic Paint Your Sitting Room Furniture

Pine furniture is still the rage in many living rooms. So its quantity might present a problem when you are looking to update the look and feel of a sitting room. You might be looking at new paints or paper on the walls, new carpets or new curtains.

Shabby chic painting and distressing

Shabby Chic Desks

And the sheer brownness of 1980s and 1990s pine furniture doesn’t always go well with your new decoration plan. A shabby chic painting and distressing treatment of paint, distress and wax could well be the answer.

A shabby chic treatment will bring your old pine furniture a new look, re-energising it in the process. There’s a huge range of paints to choose from. We have our favourite water-based eggshell paints.

But it’s your choice. The most popular paint choices come from the Farrow and Ball and the Annie Sloan catalogues. In January we posted our most popular shabby chic  paints of 2012.

Shabby Chic Painting and Distressing

Pine tables, coffee tables, nests of tables, desks and bookcases are all popular items for the shabby chic painting and distressing effect. Mirrors, of a suitable size, can also be treated and look equally good. We like to take these to pieces to get the best possible paint application. But where this isn’t possible we’ll aim to mask the mirror glass before painting.

The shabby chic effect is hard wearing and durable for a modern living room. After-care consists of wiping away any surface marks from day to day use or the occasional application of polish.

Painting your sitting room furniture is a cost effective solution. Give your furniture a new lease of life with a shabby chic paint effect.

When you want to know more, you can call us on 07766 225329 or email us at Shabby Chic Surrey. You can discuss paint colour choices and arrange for your furniture to be collected at a time that suits you.

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