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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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Materials Used. During its early years of development the lounge was made from natural materials like wood and rattan which were often carved with stylized designs. With the modern times also came the modern materials like plastic and metal although wood is still the most popular material mainly because of its beauty durability and versatility. Nowadays the most popular wood materials for use in pieces of chaise lounger furniture are cedar and teak. These woods are known for their weatherproof properties as well as their excellent grain patterns.

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Tub Chairs - This chair has a semi-circular back with curved arms. To visualize think of half a bath tub that has been upholstered and given legs. The back and arms are one continuous piece with the seat cushion have the option of being attached or detachable. These also have the option of being made with a swivel base if someone wants that added luxury.

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Taste Changes in Family and Living Rooms. Recliners of this era were typically heavy and overstuffed. When changes in decor style changes so did the chairs. At this point quite a few individuals decided not to have these types of recliners. By the 1970´ these comfy relics found their way to basements and garages. In fact this may have been the birth of the "Man Cave" concept widely known today. Changes in taste seemed to lean toward saving space.

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Recliners have been popular for many years and come in a wide variety of styles and looks. Have you ever wondered where they came from or why they are so popular? Looking back at the history of seating it becomes clear how come the recliner has had such a good history of satisfied sitters. Lounging and reclining chairs go as far back in recorder history as ancient Egypt and the Pharaohs personal seats.

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Armless chairs - These chairs are more modern and elegant. Imagine a typical upholstered chair but without the arms. Armless chairs have a cushion seat and back. Some styles will have a curve to the back while others are just a straight back. Most armless chairs have visible legs with finished wood.

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Chris from Recliner Chair Reviews. I have used a recliner chair for about 10 years and find it great to relax in upon getting in from work to resting after gardening running retuning from the gym a little power nap also useful for reading and just watching TV and the swivel recliner chair useful to look around at all the tasks you need to contemplate to do.

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If you have a multipurpose room furniture should be arranged in a special way. Arrange furniture to divide the room into a separate dining space and living room space. You can do this by placing a screen or even curtains. These two ways are relatively inexpensive and simple. However you must ensure that the room stays cohesive and that the screen or curtains does not clash. Rugs especially area rugs can also help to divide and define the different spaces in a multipurpose room.

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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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In the living room decorators can use house hold furniture already in their home they can sand half of the paint off a piece to give it a worn look or add a light layer of paint to a wood piece. Decorators may also use several layers of different shades on top of one another so that the shabby chic piece appears to be from an earlier age the idea is to break up sets by painting each piece a different color. The paint treatment can also be used to create a cottage tile floor by painting the floor to resemble a blue and white checkerboard.

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