Timeworn & Tranquil Decor Inspiration: Pink and White

Timeworn & Tranquil Decor Inspiration: Pink and White was inspired by the news that Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic Couture is hosting a rare sale. If you have had your eye on any of Rachel Ashwell’s beautiful home decor accents, art, furniture, tabletop, or gift items…maybe this is the nudge you need. I’m spotlighting pink and white shabby chic decor inspiration below, but you’ll find plenty of other gorgeous timeworn and tranquil muted colors on the site.

Rustic farm table and dining chairs by Shabby Chic Couture by Rachel Ashwell.
Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic Couture. Timeworn & Tranquil Decor Inspiration: Pink and White Decorating Ideas as well as Shopping Resources. Shabby Chic Interior Design Inspiration: Photos of Decidedly Lovely Rooms by Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic Couture.

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You may be surprised to learn that in addition to decor, you can also score timelessly lovely apparel items at Shabby Chic Couture which you won’t find anywhere else. I’m highlighting a few favorites from Rachel Ashwell’s collaboration with Cabbages & Roses.

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Timeworn & Tranquil Decor Inspiration: Pink & White

Truth be told, there’s obviously more than just decor here…find gift ideas, kitchen essentials, and sweet indulgences too!

Lyrically Lovely Original Artwork from Jorunn Mulen

It’s easy to see why Rachel is a fan of the work of Norway-based artist, Jorunn Mulen. The muted color palette and mood of Mulen’s portraits perfectly suit interiors with a timeworn and tranquil atmosphere.

Ethereal and poetic painting (Indigo of Water) by Jorunn Mulen of Norway for Shabby Chic Couture (Rachel Ashwell).
Jorunn Mulen “Indigo of Water” painting, Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic Couture. Timeworn & Tranquil Decor Inspiration: Pink and White Decorating Ideas as well as Shopping Resources. Shabby Chic Interior Design Inspiration: Photos of Decidedly Lovely Rooms by Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic Couture.

Mulen says her inspiration for these particular portraits came from her experiences in Apricale, Italy, where she completed an artist residency.

Ethereal and poetic painting by Jorunn Mulen of Norway for Shabby Chic Couture (Rachel Ashwell).
Jorunn Mulen painting, Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic Couture.

The artist says of her work, “For all my collections I’d like my paintings to tell stories like visual ballads or poems. Some may recognize parts of their own stories in my work. This allows the viewer to decide what the second part of the story is or should be.”

Ethereal and poetic painting by Jorunn Mulen of Norway for Shabby Chic Couture (Rachel Ashwell).
Jorunn Mulen “Pink Petals” painting, Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic Couture. Timeworn & Tranquil Decor Inspiration: Pink and White Decorating Ideas as well as Shopping Resources. Shabby Chic Interior Design Inspiration: Photos of Decidedly Lovely Rooms by Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic Couture.

Jorunn Mulen encourages viewers of her work to gaze a bit closer at the canvas or paper where they may discover the traces of her search. Don’t you love that!?!

Ethereal and poetic painting (Sunday Eve) by Jorunn Mulen of Norway for Shabby Chic Couture (Rachel Ashwell).
Jorunn Mulen “Sunday Eve” painting, Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic Couture. Timeworn & Tranquil Decor Inspiration: Pink and White Decorating Ideas as well as Shopping Resources. Shabby Chic Interior Design Inspiration: Photos of Decidedly Lovely Rooms by Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic Couture.

Mulen adds, “Sometimes I don´t know what I´m looking for until I find it.”

Timeworn & Tranquil Bedroom Decor Finds

Romantic, dreamy, feminine, and pretty yet not precious all describe the bedrooms we tend to associate with Rachel Ashwell and Shabby Chic. If you have a blank slate to work…where to start? Might I suggest a sweetly graceful detail often overlooked? A pretty lace bedskirt paired with white linens and vintage-style floral pillows marks a lovely beginning.

White Cluny bedskirt. Shabby Chic Couture Design Inspiration from Rachel Ashwell!
White Cluny Bedskirt, Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic Couture
Rose Majesty Raspberry Pillow by Shabby Chic Couture (Rachel Ashwell).
Rose Majesty Raspberry Pillow, Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic Couture

This next item will provide more visual instruction and inspiration than you bargained for!

Autographed Shabby Chic Bible!

Autographed Shabby Chic book by Rachel Ashwell.
Special Edition Autographed Book The World of Shabby Chic by Rachel Ashwell (Rizzoli)

Sweet Shabby Lovely Storage

Storage baskets. Shabby Chic Couture Design Inspiration from Rachel Ashwell!
Storage baskets, Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic Couture. Timeworn & Tranquil Decor Inspiration: Pink and White Decorating Ideas as well as Shopping Resources. Shabby Chic Interior Design Inspiration: Photos of Decidedly Lovely Rooms by Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic Couture.

Comfy Shabby Chic Living Room Inspiration

White sectional sofa. Shabby Chic Couture Design Inspiration from Rachel Ashwell!
Design: Rachel Ashwell. White Squishy sectional sofa, Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic Couture. Timeworn & Tranquil Decor Inspiration: Pink and White Decorating Ideas as well as Shopping Resources. Shabby Chic Interior Design Inspiration: Photos of Decidedly Lovely Rooms by Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic Couture.
Shabby chic living room designed by Rachel Ashwell.
Design: Rachel Ashwell. Timeworn & Tranquil Decor Inspiration: Pink and White Decorating Ideas as well as Shopping Resources. Shabby Chic Interior Design Inspiration: Photos of Decidedly Lovely Rooms by Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic Couture.
Shabby chic console table. Shabby Chic Couture Design Inspiration from Rachel Ashwell!
Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic Couture. Timeworn & Tranquil Decor Inspiration: Pink and White Decorating Ideas as well as Shopping Resources. Shabby Chic Interior Design Inspiration: Photos of Decidedly Lovely Rooms by Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic Couture.

Nostalgic, Timeless & Purposeful Kitchen Goodness

Rose majesty apron. Shabby Chic Couture Design Inspiration from Rachel Ashwell!
Rose majesty apron, Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic Couture
Rose bubble glass tumblers. Shabby Chic Couture Design Inspiration from Rachel Ashwell!
Rose bubble glass tumblers, Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic Couture. Timeworn & Tranquil Decor Inspiration: Pink and White Decorating Ideas as well as Shopping Resources. Shabby Chic Interior Design Inspiration: Photos of Decidedly Lovely Rooms by Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic Couture.
Rose bubble glass stemware. Shabby Chic Couture Design Inspiration from Rachel Ashwell!
Rose bubble glass stemware, Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic Couture
Pink rug from Shabby Chic Couture (Rachel Ashwell) Chapel Peonie.
Chapel Peonie Rug, Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic Couture. Timeworn & Tranquil Decor Inspiration: Pink and White Decorating Ideas as well as Shopping Resources. Shabby Chic Interior Design Inspiration: Photos of Decidedly Lovely Rooms by Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic Couture.
Moroccan Glasses. Shabby Chic Couture Design Inspiration from Rachel Ashwell!
Moroccan Etched Votive Cups/Glasses, Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic Couture. Timeworn & Tranquil Decor Inspiration: Pink and White Decorating Ideas as well as Shopping Resources. Shabby Chic Interior Design Inspiration: Photos of Decidedly Lovely Rooms by Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic Couture.

Wear Shabby Chic Couture Style!

How fun that Shabby Chic Couture collaborated with another brand I love: Cabbages & Roses!?!

Rosabelle terry trousers. Shabby Chic Couture Design Inspiration from Rachel Ashwell!
Rosabelle terry trousers, Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic Couture
Rosabelle fabric. Shabby Chic Couture Design Inspiration from Rachel Ashwell!
Detail of Rosabelle fabric, Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic Couture
Amelie Dress by Cabbages & Roses and Shabby Chic Couture - Rachel Ashwell.
Amelie Dress, Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic Couture

My Favorite Shabby Chic Couture Pattern EVER…Rosabelle!

My mother’s favorite floral pattern is little rosebuds, and I think inherited that preference from her. There is something so very dear about delicately faded pink bitty roses against a soft white ground.

Rosabelle bedding. Shabby Chic Couture Design Inspiration from Rachel Ashwell!
Rosabelle bedding, Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic Couture. Timeworn & Tranquil Decor Inspiration: Pink and White Decorating Ideas as well as Shopping Resources. Shabby Chic Interior Design Inspiration: Photos of Decidedly Lovely Rooms by Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic Couture.

A pattern like Rosabelle takes me back decades to memories of simpler times, of grandmothers, of summer ‘shorty pajamas,’ and linens with sweet blooms of quiet pink.

Rosabelle bedding. Shabby Chic Couture Design Inspiration from Rachel Ashwell!
Rosabelle bedding, Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic Couture
Rosabelle bedding. Shabby Chic Couture Design Inspiration from Rachel Ashwell!
Rosabelle bedding, Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic Couture. Timeworn & Tranquil Decor Inspiration: Pink and White Decorating Ideas as well as Shopping Resources. Shabby Chic Interior Design Inspiration: Photos of Decidedly Lovely Rooms by Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic Couture.
Teal walls in a shabby chic style bedroom designed by Rachel Ashwell.
Design: Rachel Ashwell. Timeworn & Tranquil Decor Inspiration: Pink and White Decorating Ideas as well as Shopping Resources. Shabby Chic Interior Design Inspiration: Photos of Decidedly Lovely Rooms by Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic Couture.
Rosabelle bedding. Shabby Chic Couture Design Inspiration from Rachel Ashwell!
Rosabelle bedding, Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic Couture
Rosabelle bedding. Shabby Chic Couture Design Inspiration from Rachel Ashwell!
Rosabelle bedding, Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic Couture. Timeworn & Tranquil Decor Inspiration: Pink and White Decorating Ideas as well as Shopping Resources. Shabby Chic Interior Design Inspiration: Photos of Decidedly Lovely Rooms by Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic Couture.

Dusty Rose Pink Bedroom Inspiration

Romantic rose bedroom with shabby chic style by Rachel Ashwell.
Design: Rachel Ashwell.
Faux Fur blush eye mask. Shabby Chic Couture Design Inspiration from Rachel Ashwell!
Faux fur blush eye mask, Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic Couture. Timeworn & Tranquil Decor Inspiration: Pink and White Decorating Ideas as well as Shopping Resources. Shabby Chic Interior Design Inspiration: Photos of Decidedly Lovely Rooms by Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic Couture.
Pink bedroom with feminine romance. Shabby Chic Couture Design Inspiration from Rachel Ashwell!
Design: Rachel Ashwell.

Shabby Chic Bathroom Essential

Painted Metal Waste Basket. Shabby Chic Couture Design Inspiration from Rachel Ashwell!
Painted Metal Waste Basket, Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic Couture. Timeworn & Tranquil Decor Inspiration: Pink and White Decorating Ideas as well as Shopping Resources. Shabby Chic Interior Design Inspiration: Photos of Decidedly Lovely Rooms by Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic Couture.

Easy Affordable Way to Collect a Piece of Artwork from the Amazing Laurence Amelie

Oh wouldn’t it be amazing to own an original Laurence Amelie? Until then, we can enjoy a useful item graced by her strokes.

Laurence Amelie illustrated notebook - Shabby Chic Couture.
Laurence Amelie illustrated notebook, Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic Couture

Save these Pretties!

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Makes a Perfect Gift or Favor!

Heart ring dish. Shabby Chic Couture Design Inspiration from Rachel Ashwell!
Heart Stoneware Dish, Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic Couture. Timeworn & Tranquil Decor Inspiration: Pink and White Decorating Ideas as well as Shopping Resources. Shabby Chic Interior Design Inspiration: Photos of Decidedly Lovely Rooms by Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic Couture.

Rachel Ashwell’s Love Affair With Flowers!

Green short vase. Shabby Chic Couture Design Inspiration from Rachel Ashwell!
Green short vase, Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic Couture
Georgie dusty apron in a lavender floral print.Shabby Chic Couture Design Inspiration from Rachel Ashwell!
Georgie Dusty Apron, Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic Couture
Forever Florals. Shabby Chic Couture Design Inspiration from Rachel Ashwell!
Forever Florals, Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic Couture. Timeworn & Tranquil Decor Inspiration: Pink and White Decorating Ideas as well as Shopping Resources. Shabby Chic Interior Design Inspiration: Photos of Decidedly Lovely Rooms by Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic Couture.

A Sweet Box to Place Near Your Candles

Friendship matches. Shabby Chic Couture Design Inspiration from Rachel Ashwell!
Friendship matches, Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic Couture. Timeworn & Tranquil Decor Inspiration: Pink and White Decorating Ideas as well as Shopping Resources. Shabby Chic Interior Design Inspiration: Photos of Decidedly Lovely Rooms by Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic Couture.

When Your Blooms Are Everlasting

Forever Florals. Shabby Chic Couture Design Inspiration from Rachel Ashwell!
Forever Florals, Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic Couture
Forever florals. Shabby Chic Couture Design Inspiration from Rachel Ashwell!
Forever florals, Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic Couture

Shabby Chic Vases Which Will Look Beautiful Everywhere

White ceramic vases. Shabby Chic Couture Design Inspiration from Rachel Ashwell!
White ceramic vases, Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic Couture

Faithful Beauty

Blessing Beads. Shabby Chic Couture Design Inspiration from Rachel Ashwell!
Blessing Beads, Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic Couture. Timeworn & Tranquil Decor Inspiration: Pink and White Decorating Ideas as well as Shopping Resources. Shabby Chic Interior Design Inspiration: Photos of Decidedly Lovely Rooms by Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic Couture.
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4 Comments

  1. June 13, 2019 / 6:34 am

    I have one of her couches in my front room, I can’t tell you how amazing it is, I have taken many restorative naps there…I love I can toss it in the wash (white denim fabric) and throw the slipcover back on and its always fresh! One time I purchased one of her fabrics with the intention of making a few pillows, i had it for years and then found this cool dressmaker at Country Living festival while in Atlanta, and viola sent her the fabric and I have a very cool dress! I may need those blessing beads….xo

    • Michele
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      June 13, 2019 / 10:03 am

      Love to hear that! I think we get what we pay for when it comes to well made sofas – they are always a great investment. I did the same thing with one of her fabrics – I need to share it on the blog – creative dynamo Sherry Hicks made an incredible coverlet/tablecloth with a pink floral linen I sent her. It’s a treasure! I need those beads too, Elaine!

  2. Connie
    June 13, 2019 / 9:34 am

    Beautiful post! Love pink! And…..I’m inspired to make an apron like the one you showed. 😉 A good creative indoor project for when the days get over 95 degrees!

    • Michele
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      June 13, 2019 / 10:01 am

      I’d love to see that apron – and I also get inspired to MAKE when I visit Rachel’s site and view shabby chic rooms! I think that says a lot about how artful, humble design leaves so much space for our own creations. xox

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