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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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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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Recliner chairs with built-in footrests look like standard armchairs except with the added comfort you can enjoy while you watch a good movie. As they look like your everyday armchair they´ll easily fit into the rest of your living room set if you want to keep the furniture coordinated.

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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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What furniture do you normally find in a living room? You probably answered a sofa and a few chairs. Why do we have to have the sofa? Is there a law that every living room must have a sofa? Here is a completely different way to organize your living room.

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It was not a given that these chair would come with a foot rest. Multi position reclining chairs began to be seen in the late 1800´s. These chairs could be manually adjusted to recline in various ways. One notable instance in history of these reclining chairs is Napoleon III who is rumored to have had a padded armed cot style recliner.

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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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Noteworthy qualities of a shabby chic wall include: the paint color is light such as cream. Artwork can be created by grouping plates together use floral plates or solid colored trays. Also paneling and bead board is very popular with shabby chic.

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If you take pride in preserving old furniture you´ll be amazed at the opportunities this style of decorating offers. Restore a worn deck chair for living room furniture fix up old wood using a transparent blue stain paint. Bring in a garden arbor to make your scheme distinctive use garden statues such as angels or combine pieces from your grandmother´s home with pieces you have chosen. If you take pride in preserving old furniture these ideas will make you a proud decorator

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