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Since these lounging chairs come in all sizes it is vital that you know the measurement of the chair you want to purchase. So take out your measuring tape and measure the section where the chair will be placed. Make sure that you have enough space to move around so the chair won´t crowd the room or corner.

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The chaise lounge has been a popular piece of home furniture for many decades. Over the years they have evolved into many different styles ranging from the simple to the extravagant but have always been considered the one of the best pieces of furniture for an afternoon of relaxation. Today these unique furniture pieces can be found in just about every furniture store in the country as well as through many online retailers.

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The pride of creating shabby chic furniture belongs to everyone even if you don´t have any old or antique furniture in your home. From thrift shops and garage sales look for pieces of furniture that have some antique lines or furniture with a lot of curves. There is no need to spend on expensive beds large closets or huge sofas nothing has to be purchased. Many decorators do shabby chic painting using old suitcases stools pieces of broken glasses broken vases and lamps with a little bit of reason and a sense of freedom home decorators can find pride in shabby chic decor.

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First let´s look at what they are exactly. A chaise lounge is a reworking of the French phrase chaise longue which means `long chair´. It´s essentially an item of furniture about the size of a day bed but with a raised back to sprawl back on. It´s the perfect piece for someone who needs to relax totally.

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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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The Eames Molded Plastic Rocker is a streamlined modern yet comfortable choice for a Nursery or Child´s Bedroom. The easily identifiable iconic form was designed by Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller in 1948. During that era form and function dominated architecture and furniture design. Modernist design emphasized originality technical innovation and the use of new materials and manufacturing methods. Charles and Ray Eames mastered the art of molding plastic and welding wire creating this beautiful organic and ergonomic modern rocker that still inspires an exciting statement today.

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What furniture do you normally find in a living room? You probably answered a sofa and a few chairs. Why do we have to have the sofa? Is there a law that every living room must have a sofa? Here is a completely different way to organize your living room.

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Noteworthy qualities of a shabby chic wall include: the paint color is light such as cream. Artwork can be created by grouping plates together use floral plates or solid colored trays. Also paneling and bead board is very popular with shabby chic.

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The fact that these chairs were mainly the domain of the rich and fabulous they eventually became very much associated with luxury and wealth. This image was further magnified during the early days of Hollywood as they were a commonly seen in film with the era´s starlets draped seductively across their upholstered frames. However the early 20th century also served to make these furniture designs more accessible to the masses due to the industrialized process of furniture making in general. Being mass-produced had the effect of making them much less expensive and soon they could be found in middle class homes around the world.

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