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Break away from older ideas for decorating remove the glass from old window frames and suspend the window from the ceiling for a room divider with a shabby chic element.

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Today´s recliner chairs have come a long way from the lavish seats fathers would set aside as their special chair. With a variety of different styles to choose from running the gamut from simple and clean to modern and minimalist homeowners don´t need to sacrifice looks to create a highly comfortable living space.

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If you have a multipurpose room furniture should be arranged in a special way. Arrange furniture to divide the room into a separate dining space and living room space. You can do this by placing a screen or even curtains. These two ways are relatively inexpensive and simple. However you must ensure that the room stays cohesive and that the screen or curtains does not clash. Rugs especially area rugs can also help to divide and define the different spaces in a multipurpose 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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Arranging the chairs in the room is a very important thing. Do not space chairs a great distance away from each other; keep a distance of six to eight feet in distance between them. This is to allow for easier conversation. The worst thing is to for your guests or family to have to yell because the chairs are too far away from each other. Make sure that there is also a lighting source by the seating area so it will not be so dim. Coffee tables should be anywhere from 14 to 18 inches from seats and accessible to all the seating areas. Side tables should be as tall as the arms of chairs of the sofa. Also make sure not to make the space too cluttered so there will still be ample room to walk and move around the living room.

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If you have a multipurpose room furniture should be arranged in a special way. Arrange furniture to divide the room into a separate dining space and living room space. You can do this by placing a screen or even curtains. These two ways are relatively inexpensive and simple. However you must ensure that the room stays cohesive and that the screen or curtains does not clash. Rugs especially area rugs can also help to divide and define the different spaces in a multipurpose 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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Break away from older ideas for decorating remove the glass from old window frames and suspend the window from the ceiling for a room divider with a shabby chic element.

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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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Two Position Recliner - This is a stationary recliner with two positions referred to as "Sitting" and "Reading." Sitting is just as it implies; you sit upright with your feet on the ground. The reading position is when you recline back in the chair and your feet are propped up. This chair recline using a handle that is located on the outside of the chair or sometimes hidden beneath the arm and next to the seat cushion.

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