Create Your Dream Shabby Chic Bedroom

If your current bedroom decor is looking a little drab, why not give it a shabby chic makeover? It’s no secret that this interior design style is an extremely popular trend, so if you’re eager to jump on the vintage bandwagon, you’re going to need some inspiration behind you to fuel your redecorating project. To help point you in the right direction, keep reading. 

1. Browse vintage-style furniture websites 
Should you be giving your bedroom a complete shabby chic overhaul, it’s likely you’ll be on the hunt for some fitting furnishings, so it pays to browse what’s on offer on vintage-style furniture websites. These sites are ideal if you’re stuck for inspiration and they can give you a feel for the style of furniture you should be going for if you want to get the look just right. If you’re keen to truly perfect this classic vibe, you could go for intricately designed, French style furnishings, such as the models featured on

2. Create a Pinterest board of ideas 
If you’re not already familiar with the concept of it, Pinterest is a photo sharing platform where you can search and browse through images of just about anything. Pinterest can prove to be an extremely useful tool if you’re looking for vintage bedroom design inspiration. You’ll be able to find everything related to the topic, including tips and tricks on how you can perfect the shabby chic look in your boudoir. To really hone your ideas, you could create your own bedroom inspiration ‘board’ - a place where you can save, sort and manage your favourite pictures. This should help you gain a clearer sense of what you want your newly designed sleep space to look like. To really stay on top of your inspiration game, you could download the Pinterest app to your phone so you can ‘pin’ on the go. 

3. Flick through interior design magazines 
While there’s no denying that the world wide web is a fantastic source of inspiration, why not go ‘old school’ and invest in some interior design magazines too? There are often issues that are dedicated to a specific decor style, so make sure you pick one that specialises in all things shabby chic. In these types of magazines, you should find up-to-date information about the latest trends, as well as attainable examples of how you could style up your space. Between browsing the internet, creating Pinterest boards and flicking through interior design magazines, you stand a good chance of totally nailing the shabby chic look in your bedroom.

- This is a collaborative post. 


  1. Great tips, thank you! I find looking at vintage furniture, even though I can rarely afford it, really helps me build an idea of what looks authentic.

  2. Nice ideas.

    Rachel Craig

  3. i love the shabby chic look but i think its a really hard look to pull off. Getting a Pinterest board is a gret way of keeping all your ideas in one place though. i do this all the time

  4. Love this look never thought of creating a pinterest board great idea

  5. I didn't think about these, I usually just browse items whilst out shopping xxx