zebra print wingback chairzebra print wingback chair

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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traditional club chairstraditional club chairs

For the ultimate iconic Dining Room chair look no further than the Emeco Navy Side Chair. The chair was commissioned by the U.S. Navy in 1944 for use on warships. They required the chair to withstand a torpedo blast - something Emeco founder Bud Dinges proved when he threw the chair out of a sixth story window and it survived the fall undamaged. To this day the Navy Side Chair is still made in Hanover PA with a proprietary welding process that gives the sleek aluminum frame its superior strength.

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gray leather reclining sofagray leather reclining sofa

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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occasional accent chairsoccasional accent chairs

Also designed by Le Corbusier and Perriand in 1928 is the LC4 Chaise Lounge a sculptural bold statement in any Bedroom. The LC4 Chaise features an angular chromed-steel frame that cradles the shape of the body. The curved steel base support allows the user to customize the seating angle and makes the chaise appear as if it´s floating above its linear base. The leather sling seat and bolster headrest are sleek and stylized adding to the beautiful modern silhouette of the piece.

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sectional chaise lounge sofasectional chaise lounge sofa

You can find contemporary chaise lounges for your patio or pool too. These are made from lightweight aluminum tubular steel plastic or natural wicker or rattan.

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leather sofa and loveseat reclinerleather sofa and loveseat recliner

The eclectic look is a great choice for some people. You can choose eight or nine chairs that do not match. If you really want to throw people off let just two of the chairs match say two natural finished oak rockers. After that let anything go. Choose your furniture not based on whether it matches or fits the color scheme but based on what you like if it is comfortable. Visit second hand stores and yard sales. Just always be on the lookout for some new special find to add to your collection. As long as it is sturdy and comfortable you can always recover or repaint an item.

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club chairs swivel rockersclub chairs swivel rockers

We have just had a discussion on shabby chic decoration this style will take personal commitment and pride in your ability to decorate. So now you know the secrets it is up to you to separate excellence from inaction with a bit of reason and a sense of freedom you´ll proud of the results. Look for more articles and writings by me on home decor I look forward to future discussions on this exciting subject.

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two seater chaise loungetwo seater chaise lounge

Yes indeed and these classically styled antique chaise lounge are still popular and a delight to the eye. But the fact is that the chaise lounger is such an endearing (and enduring) piece of furniture that it constantly keeps reappearing in a dazzling set of modern designs.

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