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So if you´ve ever wanted a piece of furniture for your living room or bedroom that allowed you to chill out in total relaxation look into getting a contemporary chaise lounge. You can find them in a vast range of styles to suit every home.

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The classic indoor chaise lounge screams French decadence with its flowing lines and hardly a straight line or ninety degree angle in sight. French furniture makers are well renowned for their artistic flair and of being able to bring a touch of romance to their furniture and this is nowhere more obvious than in the classic chaise lounge. So if you´re looking for a classy but somehow romantic piece of furniture whether for the bedroom sitting room or even your study the chaise lounge is your only choice its like buying two pieces of furniture in one. Firstly there´s the comfort the long chair allows you to stretch out lie down or sit virtually in any position so it´s great for reading a book or for taking an afternoon nap. Secondly it´s extremely good looks make it very difficult for an ordinary chair or sofa to match its plush smooth lines.

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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 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 present recliners can be found in many settings such as homes hospitals medical clinics and treatment centers. This is due in part to their therapeutic qualities. Reclining seating has been widely used and seen throughout the ages. Some of the earlier incarnations of the recliner have been in the lounging chairs popular in fancy parlor. These chairs allowed the sitter to sit with their feet off the floor.

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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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In fact this may have been the first recorded instance of a recliner. Edward Knabusch and Edwin Shoemaker in 1928 came up with what they thought was a great new idea for a reclining chair. Their earliest models reclined whenever you leaned back in them. However these gentlemen were not the only ones who know people liked to relax.

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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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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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