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let´s see a small experiment. If you have been given a choice in a living room to watch a good movie and provided with two different types of seating arrangement. First a big stuffed leather sofa and a small chair with fair amount of seating space a person should have which one would you choose to sit. Of course most people will unconsciously choose to sit on a large sofa and ignore the chair altogether.

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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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Most times one piece of furniture which may be your favorite is highlighted to get the best arrangement. You really need to figure out what piece of furniture you want to highlight and be the focal point of the room before you began moving anything around. After that is done you will arrange the rest of you furniture around that focal piece. That focal piece can be any type of furniture that you want. It can range from an entertainment center fireplace window or even a wall painting.

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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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A clever way to use these chairs is to set a conversation space with two sofas facing each other and then close off one end with two recliners positioned side by side. This creates a more space-savvy layout that accommodates more people at a party while letting you and a companion relax in front of the TV when there´s no one else around.

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Recliners Gains Wide Popularity. When the 1950´s rolled around most American homes had a recliner or two. There function and style had grown as well. Although during this time the recliner was viewed as a "Man´s" chair. Being able to put your feet up at the end of a long work day was sought after. Recliners became central to family rooms as TV´s grew in popularity.

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We can easily use this method with chairs as well. An arrangement of chairs in a large living room will definitely be used to balance the attention elsewhere and create another focal point. For example if

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For budding interior designers and home décor enthusiasts a chaise lounge is a must-have piece of luxury furniture that looks sleek and sophisticated in any interior. Chaise lounges are extended upholstered chairs which resemble couches but with open ends for a more laid back seating experience. Chaise lounges are of 18th century French origin but have evolved through the ages to come in a variety of shapes and styles to match the more contemporary interior. Chaise can be upholstered in the fabric of your choosing and are a great addition to your home furnishings scheme.

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Moon chairs are typically round shaped chairs that you can curl up in if you get a nice cushion. The frame can vary from rattan to steel to wicker and can give a great tropical feeling to your room. Moon chairs are unique furniture that can really show case your tastes when you are trying to differentiate your room from everyone else´s room. These will be great if you make good choices of cushions. If you are aiming for a kid´s room you should get darker colored cushions so you won´t be stuck doing the laundry every weekend. You can also get great cushions in your child´s favorite characters. The possibilities are limitless if you are crafty.

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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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