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Break away from older ideas for decorating remove the glass from old window frames and suspend the window from the ceiling for a room divider with a shabby chic element.

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It was in the 1980s when Rachel Ashwell began the use of this term then an inexpensive line of furniture became popular for shabby chic decorating. The furniture associates with a number of historical designs from different periods the pieces are created to look as if they´re older worn and from an earlier period for instance the 18oo´s country French Shaker designs plus many others.

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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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While Louis XV reclined on an ornately brocaded chaise lounge today´s style-conscious homeowners can choose modern creations in chrome or steel and suede or leather that would be at home on the Starship Enterprise.

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You do not however have to make your family´s home look like great grandma´s house. Your living room need not look like every other living room in that photo album. It can be yours and comfortable just for you.

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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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Break away from older ideas for decorating remove the glass from old window frames and suspend the window from the ceiling for a room divider with a shabby chic element.

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When shopping for your furniture you will undoubtedly find that they are readily available in a wide range of designs. They come in any design from antique to modern and contemporary so you are sure to find an item that will fit in with the theme and design of any room in your home.

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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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Once you have made the decision that you would like to purchase a lovely chaise lounge for your home you can decide whether you would like to buy a brand new piece from a furniture store in your local area or look for something to buy from second hand shop. Many used furniture stores have a wide range of gently used items that you can purchase for a low cost.

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