modern chaise lounges Ideasmodern chaise lounges Ideas

Emphasis must be placed on the fact that the American spelling for the furniture differs from its French counterpart. In French it is "chaise longue" (long chair) but Americans altered it to "chaise lounge" because the user was expected to lounge in it.

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fancy chaise loungefancy chaise lounge

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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Chaise Styles. Homeowners have many choices in chaise lounges including the following styles: One-arm chaise lounges obviously feature just one supporting arm either on the left or the right. This harks back to the Victorian times when the lounge was a place for a woman to appear relaxed and yet sophisticated. Armless chaise lounges are designed to conform to the natural body shape thus eliminating the need for the arms. The head and neck are supported by the back of the furniture while the body is supported by the seat itself.

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white leather wingback chairwhite leather wingback chair

the exit to patio has been overlooked an arrangement of even 4 chairs with a small coffee table will make the space look more used and balanced.

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chaise lounge recliner sofachaise lounge recliner sofa

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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traditional occasional chairstraditional occasional chairs

In the living room decorators can use house hold furniture already in their home they can sand half of the paint off a piece to give it a worn look or add a light layer of paint to a wood piece. Decorators may also use several layers of different shades on top of one another so that the shabby chic piece appears to be from an earlier age the idea is to break up sets by painting each piece a different color. The paint treatment can also be used to create a cottage tile floor by painting the floor to resemble a blue and white checkerboard.

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lime green wingback chairlime green wingback chair

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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slipper chair with ottomanslipper chair with ottoman

The Herman Miller Company was one of the first American manufacturers to produce modern furniture in America and is considered an influential pioneer in the modernist furniture movement of the mid-century. An iconic chair designed in 1958 that is still embraced by consumers today is the Eames Aluminum Management Chair a modern yet classic choice for any Home Office. It features a sleek aluminum frame and rolling base with a simple streamlined leather sling seat that conforms to the body.

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genuine leather club chairgenuine leather club chair

Turn your light fixtures into chandeliers with paints for shabby chic decorating using cream or butter yellow color hang crystals from the room´s light fixtures. Incorporate various sizes and shapes of crystals to stimulate curiosity and to break away from conventional decor. Also decoupage a floral pattern to show charter onto the outside of light shades.

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brown leather swivel club chairbrown leather swivel club chair

If you observe the furniture arrangement in any living room you will notice that sofa sets are arranged in living rooms that overlook some object of interest such as a fireplace TV outdoor patio backyard etc. So such kind of arrangement is used to create a focus in the living room. Go right now to images.google.com and search for "living room" images. View at least 10 images and you will see that all attention has been focused around this furniture arrangement.

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