Scoutabout Interiors are one of the leading suppliers of Shabby Chic furniture in the UK. Our dedicated courier delivers throughout the mainland UK, with a hand picked range of stylish furniture - from Venetian Furniture to Mock Croc, Embossed Metal to French Chairs, French bedroom furniture to black and silver furniture to living room furniture, we can supply everything you need to make your home look beautiful. The Shabby Chic style started in Great Britain [ yes! - Great Britain - we are more stylish than we think! ] and evokes the type of decoration found in large country houses which were full to the brim of worn and faded chintz sofas and curtains, old paintwork and inherited 'good' taste. The end result of shabby chic is to achieve an elegant and harmonious effect.
There are many techniques used to emulate that essential look, the most popular effects utilised in todays furniture is painting then rubbing and sanding away the top coat to show the wood or base coats, and applying stains to achieve an aged appearance. Whites and worn or bleached out pastels are timelessly popular. As the ranges of furniture I sell are all hand made, they are truly Shabby Chic in their style, and presentation. It is normal for small imperfections to be present, they are not faults, but add to the inherent charm and overall feel. Probably the most endearing is the French Chateau inspired look that is so popular, and much-loved today.
I love scouting out new and stylish pieces and sharing them with my customers, and as their comments demonstrate, they in turn love what they find at Scoutabout Interiors. With my background as a graphic designer and interior decorator I have always had an eye for beautiful things, craftsmanship, furniture that rises above the mundane flat pack you so often encounter.
I hope you enjoy browsing my site as much as I enjoy sourcing these delightful pieces, and find exactly what you are looking for to give your home that touch of originality.