Shabby-chic decorative pillows: originality and tenderness
The Shabby-chic style can be described as an old-fashioned chic, it is a kind of mixture of romance, vintage, country and retro. This style especially requires unity and special harmony of details, interior items and accessories, various elements. A special complement are decorative pillows in this style.
There are no strict requirements in form, but most often preference is given to simple geometric forms – square, rectangle, circle. This is due to the fact that usually products in this style are richly equipped with decorating elements and a complex shape, coupled with many accessories, can simply overload the product. Other forms are also allowed – flowers, trapezoids, polygons, but they are much less common.
As for the materials – shabby chic does not tolerate synthetic fabric, preference is given to materials of natural origin – linen, cotton, silk. Accessories and decorating elements are also preferable to natural ones, but artificial analogues are allowed. The shabby chic cushions does not have any special requirements for filler materials, but since such pillows perform a purely decorative function, inexpensive synthetic fillers – synthetic winterizer, holofiber are most often used. They are lightweight, hold their shape well and do not require complicated care.
There are also some features of color solutions: light shades, pastel colors are in the lead here. White, beige, gray, ashy, all light pastel shades of pink, blue, lilac, green, yellow. Prints – floral (large, small, garden flowers, meadow), pastoral (shepherds, village landscapes), angels, birds. Geometric patterns are not so popular, but small peas and a medium-sized soft strip are allowed from them.
All home textile items in the image of shabby chic suggest the presence of a large number of decor, additional elements, jewelry, accessories, which are most often used as: