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SHABBY CHIC TERMS MODULE 01 – UNIT 3
Vintage furniture Basically, vintage furniture is furniture that is between 30 to 100 years old. Furniture that is older than 100 years is termed antique. Anything more recent would qualify as simply used furniture.
Unfinished surface When the surface of something is original and has not been covered or treated in any way. In some cases the surface is not smooth.
Vinyl Record Sound recording put onto a disc with continuous grooves; formerly used to reproduce music by spinning around while a phonograph needle tracks in the grooves. Vinyl is a shiny and tough and flexible plastic.
Gibson Guitar Gibson is the name of a manufacturer of acoustic and electric guitars. The company was founded by an American named Orville Gibson in the late 1890s. Gibson guitars are widely celebrated around the world and used by many professional musicians.
Well-used chair A chair where the cushions have been sat on for so long that they have become flattened and uncomfortable. The cushion covers can appear wrinkled and unattractive if the stuffing has lost its strength, become lumpy or doesn't keep its shape.
Hand-me-down furniture Furniture that has been used, and then was given away to someone else. (Are usually in very good condition).
Gloomy, dark wood wardrobe A wardrobe that is partially, or totally dark, and is especially depressing and dreary in appearance.
Out-of-fashion glass lampshade An old lampshade that is considered to be out of fashion, and is made from glass.
Quirky cast-offs A discarded item that is considered to be stupid or silly in appearance.
Shabby brickwork A brick wall or other brick made item that is below average in quality. It can be falling to pieces, especially because it was not taken care of.
Secondhand chair A chair that is previously used or owned. Can be bought at low prices stores that sell only secondhand items.
Designer taps A tap or faucet that is fashionable and unique in appearance.
Overhead lighting Any lighting that is attached to the ceiling. (Others are wall lighting, floor lighting, and table lighting).
Outsized upholstered headboard A padded board placed between the top of the bed and the wall that is uncommon or irregular size, especially one larger than average.
Huge polished dining table A very large and shiny dining room table.
Exquisite furniture Furniture that has a special beauty, charm, or rare and appealing excellence as to arouse extreme feelings of delight.