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Chaise lounges can also be adapted for both indoor and outdoor use and can make an iconic centrepiece for your garden party. They come in a variety of styles including the popular hammock style. This creates a feeling of floating as users are suspended as though on a swing allowing them to sway gently in the breeze as they relax and soak up the sunshine. Most of these come with umbrellas or canopies for shade and have plenty of padding for extra comfort. Some are even termed `day beds´ owed to how much they resemble the indoor bed; allowing for a luxurious and relaxing experience outside.

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The fact that these chairs were mainly the domain of the rich and fabulous they eventually became very much associated with luxury and wealth. This image was further magnified during the early days of Hollywood as they were a commonly seen in film with the era´s starlets draped seductively across their upholstered frames. However the early 20th century also served to make these furniture designs more accessible to the masses due to the industrialized process of furniture making in general. Being mass-produced had the effect of making them much less expensive and soon they could be found in middle class homes around the world.

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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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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 chaise lounge should actually come with a warning; whilst most people will buy one for their good looks and classy appearance they will tend to make you spend a lot more time lounging than actually doing boring housework.

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Tub Chairs - This chair has a semi-circular back with curved arms. To visualize think of half a bath tub that has been upholstered and given legs. The back and arms are one continuous piece with the seat cushion have the option of being attached or detachable. These also have the option of being made with a swivel base if someone wants that added luxury.

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Basic Design. Basically the chaise lounger is an elongated chair resembling a couch except for two things - first the back support portion of the lounge slants toward the back thus making for a reclined position with the feet fully elongated possible; and second; the armrests may or may not be present in the chaise lounge. The individual was expected to lie on his back while using the lounge furniture. In contrast the recliner chairs from ancient Greece had men and women lying on their sides.

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Basic Design. Basically the chaise lounger is an elongated chair resembling a couch except for two things - first the back support portion of the lounge slants toward the back thus making for a reclined position with the feet fully elongated possible; and second; the armrests may or may not be present in the chaise lounge. The individual was expected to lie on his back while using the lounge furniture. In contrast the recliner chairs from ancient Greece had men and women lying on their sides.

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So chairs are always considered a fillers rather than core furniture elements in a living room. But this same principle can be very effectively used let´s see how.

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