Angelas Attic FAQ’s

Frequently asked questions at Angela’s Attic 

Q:” What is Shabby Chic?”

A: ” Shabby Chic is a form of interior design where furniture and furnishings are either chosen for their appearance of age and signs of wear and tear or where new items are distressed to achieve the appearance of an antique.”


Q:” What does pre – loved mean? ”

A: ” Previously used or owned; secondhand. ”


Q: ” What is a curio? ”

A: ” A curio is a rare, unusual, or intriguing object.”


Q: “What does up-cycled mean?”

A: ” To reuse discarded objects or material in such a way as to create a product of higher quality or value than the original.


Q: ” What is Decoupage?”

A: ” Decoupage is the art of decorating an object by gluing coloured paper cut-outs, or napkins, onto it in combination with special paint effects, gold leaf and so on.  Each layer is sealed , sanded, and sealed again with multiple layers of varnishes until the “stuck on ” appearance disappears and the result looks like painting or inlay.”


Q: “What is a Whim-Wham?”

A: “A quaint and decorative whimsical object, especially of ornament or dress.”


Q: “What is a Doodah?”

A: “An unnamed thing, especially the name of which is unknown or forgotten. Used to refer to something that the speaker cannot name precisely.”


Q: “What is a Doobry?”

A: “Something, a thingy, a whatchamacallit, a doohickey. The word that replaces a noun that you can’t think of at a certain moment.”


(Ref: Wikipedia)