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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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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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Large pieces of furniture may begin to feel old very quickly. With chairs if you get tired of some just move them to the attic for a while. You will find that it is cheap enough to replace it with another.

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Recliner chairs that come with a separate ottoman are best used as design accents alongside other living room furniture given their unique look that sets it apart from plush sofas and armchairs. While you can choose to select one that matches the other sofas or loveseats choosing a recliner that mildly contrasts with the other furniture can serve to turn the piece into the room´s focal point. For example if your sofa set is all white choose a recliner and ottoman done in a bright splash of color to make it stand out and draw guests eyes towards the space.

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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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Your living room can quickly become a game room a fine dining room or even a home theater. Bring out the card tables and move the chairs around so that you have a great game room for friends to bring their favorite games for a game night. Cover those same tables with tablecloths and serve your best gourmet meal and you have fine dining in your own home. Invite friends over for a movie night and arrange those chairs like stadium seating for the movie night. Just add soda popcorn and a DVD.

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Create an interesting effect even with a simple arrangement by doing the same to recliners with built-in footrests. Some chairs today come in eye-catching upholstery patterns that are sure to contrast well with a solid colored sofa set.

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Taste Changes in Family and Living Rooms. Recliners of this era were typically heavy and overstuffed. When changes in decor style changes so did the chairs. At this point quite a few individuals decided not to have these types of recliners. By the 1970´ these comfy relics found their way to basements and garages. In fact this may have been the birth of the "Man Cave" concept widely known today. Changes in taste seemed to lean toward saving space.

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