Top 5 Skirting Boards For A Shabby Chic Interior
If you have been inspired to explore shabby chic interior design within your own home, you might be undecided on which skirting board profile to go for as there are so many to choose from. When it comes to helping you choose the right skirting board design, we do always reiterate that it is down to personal preference and the look you are trying to achieve within your space.
It is clear however, from exploring shabby chic interiors online that this is a maximalist style of interior design, with traditional and vintage elements throughout. Therefore, more traditional styles of skirting boards could be worth considering if you are after a cohesive look within your home.
We have put together a list of our top 5 skirting boards for a shabby chic interior to hopefully give you some ideas for your next project.
Which Skirting Board Profile Should You Choose?
Antique Skirting Board
The antique skirting board is very traditional in its styling and extremely decorative with its intricate detailing. This is the perfect choice if you are wanting a skirting board style that will stand out and work well with the eclectic styling of shabby chic interiors.
Antique skirting boards work well at any size, and from the picture below you can see we have chosen a smaller height to not detract from the farmhouse wall panelling. It’s always important to make sure your skirting boards complement the look you are going for and work well when everything is put together.
Skirt4u 330 Skirting Board
The Skirt4u 330 skirting board profile is an exclusive design here at Skirting 4 U so ideal if you are wanting something a little more unique for your home. From this design you can expect the same level of detailing often associated with traditional styles of skirting board making it the perfect choice for many interiors. This design is bold, stylish and works particularly well at larger heights as showcased beautifully in the customer image below.
Image credit: Nellys_Cottage
Ogee Skirting Board
If you are wanting a skirting board design that is a little less traditional than the suggestions we have made so far, the Ogee skirting board might be the perfect option. Ogee skirting boards are decorative without being too over the top, which is perfect if you want the focus to remain on the room design and decoration. They are suited well to both modern and traditional interiors and this versatility is perfect if you are only introducing subtle elements of shabby chic into your home and not wanting to go too eclectic.
Image credit: WelchDesign
Victorian Skirting Board
If it is the vintage style of Shabby Chic design that you resonate with the most, you might find our Victorian skirting boards to be a great match for your home and the traditional look you are going for. This period style of skirting board is designed to replicate mouldings found from the Victorian era and allows you to add authentic traditional pieces into your home. A perfect choice if you are also wanting to bring back some character to a traditional/period style of property.
Colonial Skirting Board
Again, this is a really traditional design that is a replica of 18th century mouldings and design. The Colonial skirting board features intricate detailing and is the perfect choice if you are wanting to add traditional character into your space. The style of the Colonial skirting board means that it will complement shabby chic interiors well adding to the overall eclectic, maximalist design without being too overbearing.
Overall, those are just 5 of the skirting boards we would recommend for a shabby chic interior, but like we mentioned, it’s all down to you and the look you are wanting to achieve. When choosing your skirting boards take into consideration the property type, the style of shabby chic you are creating & how traditional and eclectic you want the look to be. By having a rounded idea of the end goal, you will find the process of choosing the right profile a lot easier.