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The History of the Chaise Longue

What is a Chaise Longue?
The chaise longue (pronounced “shayz long”, the literal English translation from French for which is “long chair”) has in recent decades become more popularly known and pronounced as chaise lounge in English-speaking countries. A combination of “chair” in french (“chaise”) and the verb “lounge” in English, becoming “chaise lounge”. This is due to persistent mis-spelling

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Should I get an ottoman bed or a bed with drawers?

Beds take up a lot of room. It’s most likely the largest item of furniture in your bedroom. Whether you’re struggling for space in your bedroom or simply want to declutter your room of the visible storage compartments, buying a bed with built-in storage is a great way to minimise the number of bulky storage furniture in your bedroom to

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8 Tips For Cleaning Mirrored Furniture

Mirrored furniture is undeniably gorgeous. The reflective nature of a mirrored surface can add a touch of glitz and glamour to your boudoir, not forgetting the practical applications such as helping to make the room appear larger. However, bear in mind when you’re arranging your room that mirror obviously  reflects colour as well as light. You can partner mirror with a whole range of

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How To Decorate Your Baby’s Nursery

First thing’s first…. Congratulations!
During pregnancy, one of the most exciting stages of preparation for many expecting parents is the baby nursery. Planning and preparing the nursery for the new baby is a thrilling task that really brings home the reality of the situation. You’re having a baby!
With a lot of focus during pregnancy naturally centring around the mother, a lot

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What is an Accent Chair?

Adding an accent chair to a room can immediately (and dramatically) change the statement of the room, making them a popular furniture addition. You may even accidentally acquire one during a spontaneous wander through your local shopping centre or mall, or from browsing online. That’s the great thing about accent chairs: often times, a single one will just do. If

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How We Sleep: International Sleep Statistics

Since this month is officially National Bed Month 2015, we thought it would be appropriate to share some bedroom-related statistics…. The National Sleep Foundation International Bedroom Poll, though it was carried out in 2013, was the first to explore the differences in sleep and bedroom behaviour among six different countries across the world. It might be a rather “old” poll

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The Future of Furniture… Realistically.

Is combining furniture with modern technology the next logical step in home design? Of course, there are many people who will completely disagree with this and I’m sure there will be many “analogue” alternatives to tech furniture for centuries to come. Maybe they will eventually be seen as being vintage in style, who knows. But as generations grow older, those

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