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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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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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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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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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While recliner chairs are best known as those plush seats only the head of the household could sit in modern day recliners come in sleek designs that blend in better with the rest of the living room furniture. This turns the recliner into a comfortable seat not just for the head of the household but for everyone to enjoy.

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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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The history of these chairs can be traced back several hundred years to 16th century Europe and the term "chaise lounge" is derived from the French term "chaise longue" which translates to "long chair". For most of their history these chairs were usually reserved for the wealthy for two primary reasons. Chairs especially those that well designed were almost always reserved for authority figures during this period of history with crude wooden benches and stools being used by everyone else. However this reason was often secondary as money was often a bigger factor. The average person living in Europe during the 16th and 17th century simply couldn´t afford such extravagant furniture and as such these chairs were far more common in upper income households.

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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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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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