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This style will turn your living room into a comfortable space with the romance of things that are old or vintage pieces that have a purpose. A shabby chic living room is perfect if you´ll like to show off your favorite accessories and antiques. And best of all it is possible to create your own shabby chic decor using items in your home and paints.

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Two Position Recliner - This is a stationary recliner with two positions referred to as "Sitting" and "Reading." Sitting is just as it implies; you sit upright with your feet on the ground. The reading position is when you recline back in the chair and your feet are propped up. This chair recline using a handle that is located on the outside of the chair or sometimes hidden beneath the arm and next to the seat cushion.

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Many tend to associate shabby chic decorating with femininity yet I disagree. To me shabby chic is a decorating style that expresses pride in history by using furniture sofas and pieces of art from earlier periods the vintage pieces ideally look a little worn to create a beautifully aged design scheme.

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The history of these chairs can be traced back several hundred years to 16th century Europe and the term "chaise lounge" is derived from the French term "chaise longue" which translates to "long chair". For most of their history these chairs were usually reserved for the wealthy for two primary reasons. Chairs especially those that well designed were almost always reserved for authority figures during this period of history with crude wooden benches and stools being used by everyone else. However this reason was often secondary as money was often a bigger factor. The average person living in Europe during the 16th and 17th century simply couldn´t afford such extravagant furniture and as such these chairs were far more common in upper income households.

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Chairs provide a very simple yet effective way to relax and spend some good time in a comfortable body posture. But not all chairs are designed to "relax" . This is especially true about chairs in the

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Now that recliners come in more versatile designs homeowners can choose to deck out their living rooms both with comfort and style. If you´re looking at getting one or two of these for your home you can start off by choosing between two styles: one with a built-in footrest and one with a separate ottoman.

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It was not a given that these chair would come with a foot rest. Multi position reclining chairs began to be seen in the late 1800´s. These chairs could be manually adjusted to recline in various ways. One notable instance in history of these reclining chairs is Napoleon III who is rumored to have had a padded armed cot style recliner.

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What is a Chaise Lounge? This type of chair allows you to be in a reclining position without necessarily laying down. As you assume this position you are able to rest while still being able to see the surroundings. This is why this type of is so popular for outdoors as they allow you to enjoy the nice and relaxing view outside.

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