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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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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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Arranging the chairs in the room is a very important thing. Do not space chairs a great distance away from each other; keep a distance of six to eight feet in distance between them. This is to allow for easier conversation. The worst thing is to for your guests or family to have to yell because the chairs are too far away from each other. Make sure that there is also a lighting source by the seating area so it will not be so dim. Coffee tables should be anywhere from 14 to 18 inches from seats and accessible to all the seating areas. Side tables should be as tall as the arms of chairs of the sofa. Also make sure not to make the space too cluttered so there will still be ample room to walk and move around the living room.

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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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workplaces. In the workplaces we are supposed to be alert hence the office furniture is designed to be alert at work. They keep your body in a manner which will keep you from relaxing.

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If you want to get the most out of your room you have to properly arrange furniture pieces. With proper living room furniture arrangementyou will guarantee that the space is used to get the best look. Good furniture arrangement can be done with some simple planning and creativity. It may appear to be difficult but it is actually easier than it seems.

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The pride of creating shabby chic furniture belongs to everyone even if you don´t have any old or antique furniture in your home. From thrift shops and garage sales look for pieces of furniture that have some antique lines or furniture with a lot of curves. There is no need to spend on expensive beds large closets or huge sofas nothing has to be purchased. Many decorators do shabby chic painting using old suitcases stools pieces of broken glasses broken vases and lamps with a little bit of reason and a sense of freedom home decorators can find pride in shabby chic decor.

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A living room with no chairs offers great flexibility for your home. You can entertain friends in any number of ways. You are not stuck in a rut with large overstuffed pieces that cannot go anywhere else in the room. Instead you can rearrange the furniture according to the needs of the evening.

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In this way chairs do have a lot of "power" in decorating when used in groups and with creative arrangements. I hope this article has shown you the importance of chairs as a design element in living rooms.

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