Ideal Home’s top shabby-chic picks from FurnitureEtc

Love all things shabby chic? Check out Ideal Home's favourite buys at FurnitureEtc

Whether you're a fan of vibrant colour or love more pared-back schemes, you'll find something to suit your style at FurnitureEtc. This new online marketplace has a wide range of pre-owned furniture
available from sellers across the UK. We've been drooling over some gorgeous upcycled pieces that are ideal for giving a room a shabby-chic look. Take a look at our favourite buys...

hand printed table top

Hand-painted bird and blossom bureau, £495

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1. This hand-painted bureau

Bring country style to a hallway or living room with this beautiful upcycled bureau. Its lilac colour will soften a white scheme, while the hand-painted blossom design will add a whimsical feel.

Hand-painted bird and blossom bureau, £495, FurnitureEtc

lucille chest of drawers

Lucille hand-painted blue waxed oak chest of drawers, £475

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2. This striking chest of drawers
This blue-painted unit is the ideal way to add a hit of bold colour to a bedroom while keeping the overall look timeless. The faceted-glass drawer knobs are an elegant finishing touch.

Lucille hand-painted blue waxed oak chest of drawers, £475, FurnitureEtc

hot air balloon footstool

Hot air balloon footstool, £370

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3. This upholstered footstool

Lift a country living-room scheme with this quirky piece. Its solid design means you can use it as a coffee table when it's time to enjoy a pot of tea.

Hot air balloon footstool, £370, FurnitureEtc

pine dining table

Pine dining table with whitewash top, £285

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4. This scrubbed-pine dining table

Perfect for a country kitchen, this pine dining table has been sanded and whitewashed for a laid-back look, while the legs have been painted in a calming soft blue. Complete the look with mismatched dining chairs.

Pine dining table with whitewash top, £285, FurnitureEtc

pine sideboard

Low solid pine sideboard, £355

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5. This duck-egg blue sideboard
Stow tableware away inside this roomy solid pine unit. Its blue-painted doors, oiled top and pine door knobs will complement a shabby-chic scheme.

Low solid pine sideboard, £355, FurnitureEtc

bow front console table

Bow-front console table, £255

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6. This elegant console

This slim piece will add a sophisticated look to a simple hallway. Its drawers have a beautiful curved design and have been upcycled with a lick of duck-egg blue paint.

Bow-front console table, £255, FurnitureEtc

upcycled chest of drawers

Upcycled White Georgian Chest Of Drawers, £460

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7. This vintage chest of drawers 

This unique Georgian unit has weathered well over its lifetime. We love its brass pull handles and the distressed effect of the chalky white paintwork.

Upcycled White Georgian Chest Of Drawers, £460, FurnitureEtc