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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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For the ultimate iconic Dining Room chair look no further than the Emeco Navy Side Chair. The chair was commissioned by the U.S. Navy in 1944 for use on warships. They required the chair to withstand a torpedo blast - something Emeco founder Bud Dinges proved when he threw the chair out of a sixth story window and it survived the fall undamaged. To this day the Navy Side Chair is still made in Hanover PA with a proprietary welding process that gives the sleek aluminum frame its superior strength.

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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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What is a Chaise Lounge? This type of chair allows you to be in a reclining position without necessarily laying down. As you assume this position you are able to rest while still being able to see the surroundings. This is why this type of is so popular for outdoors as they allow you to enjoy the nice and relaxing view outside.

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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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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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This French inspired romantic piece of fine furniture adds a feeling of warmth to a sitting room and can be dressed up with just a few small scatter cushions. One thing that seems to surprise a lot of people is that today´s chaise lounge has such a wide range from which to choose from. The first image that comes to mind for most people is something that´s all white and tinged with gold edging whilst this style is still available and would fit in comfortably with a formal living room; the modern and contemporary designs with their clean looking sleek designs are proving to be very popular. They come with a complete line of fabrics to choose from that will add a modern feel to a very classic design.

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Looking for modern furniture pieces that will make a bold statement in your home? Here are five iconic chairs that will give any room a "Wow Factor" with timeless designs that won´t go out of style.

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Why does this happen? It´s simple a sofa has a much different psychological impact on the human mind because of its sheer volume and form. Because of his a chair in a living room is always considered as a "option" for seating arrangement. If your more friends join the movie viewing with you then you might consider getting a few "chairs" to sit around the TV and fulfill the need of emergency occupancy.

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You do not however have to make your family´s home look like great grandma´s house. Your living room need not look like every other living room in that photo album. It can be yours and comfortable just for you.

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