A dive into atmospheres that seem to be beyond the passage of time, romantic environments, welcoming and able to invite you to relax … we are going to accompany you to the discovery of shabby chic gardens to provide you with many ideas for creative and original furniture in perfect line with the dictates of this particular style.
We will show you how to best use armchairs, tables, chairs, vases, decorations and lighting systems without forgetting that the basis of a perfect shabby chic garden is the care for flowers and plants. The outdoor space should in fact be a riot of colorful and fragrant flowers that will be the perfect setting for your corner of relaxation.
29 shabby chic garden furniture ideas
The attention to every single detail will be of fundamental importance in the furnishing of a shabby chic garden and, to begin with, we will focus our attention on the choice of comfortable chairs, armchairs, sofas and coffee tables capable of perfectly embodying the peculiar features of this style.
You can choose from different types of seats, from wrought iron to wooden or wicker versions, and then go on to complete and customize them with soft cushions and properly shabby coverings such as lace, lace and floral prints. As always, the colors should be as natural as possible, in addition to the traditional white you can then choose delicate pastels that fade, for example, between pink and beige.
The shabby chic style offers many possibilities of furnishing and, just like in the house, also in the garden there is the rule of recovery and therefore of the use of objects, furnishings and complements with a markedly vintage character, or rather unkempt chic. From this point of view, you can equip your outdoor space with sideboards, mirrors, beds and even teapots … in short, the limit is all in your imagination.
The garden will also require its own dining area and, to embody the shabby chic style, you just have to choose tables and chairs in wood or wrought iron, preferably white. You will have to provide the chairs with comfortable and personalized cushions without forgetting to embellish the table with vases, flowers and centerpieces in line with the style chosen.
Let’s now discover what is the purely decorative factor of the garden, that is, the one dedicated to the positioning of plants, flowers and supports of all kinds. The ideal choice for lovers of shabby chic style is to use vases, buckets and basins in aged iron, in short, the ancient vats of our grandparents, perfect are of course the elements in terracotta or ceramic. As supports you can use old stairs or structures in vintage wood preferably DIY.
If you want to characterize your shabby chic garden with elegance, you can also insert an elegant trolley in worked iron, a flowered wheelbarrow or even the old wheel of a wagon for the occasion adorned with flowers and even a bicycle.
When it comes to outdoor furniture, you can certainly not forget the choice of the most appropriate lighting system that, in the case of shabby chic gardens, can not fail to see the inclusion of romantic lanterns, Edison-style bulbs and of course candles of all kinds.
We provide information about 10 tricks for decorating small flats in our previous article