Shabby chic is about balancing and combining old and worn things, silver and shiny objects along with painted wooden furniture (usually white and creams, not bright colors). It’s almost like country style but with the furniture painted in white.
I like the Window Seating. "It's easy to turn a window seat into a breakfast nook -- just add a table! While the chairs are optional, they come in handy when guests arrive. Corbels on both sides of the window turn this space into a quaint alcove.
Mabley Handler Interior Design - Beach House Dining Room at the 2012 Hampton Designer Showhouse, turquoise drum pendant light, turquoise and white striped rug, turquoise dining chairs, dark blue sea grass wall paper above white wainscoting