Choosing a Comfortable Sofa for a Comfortable Living Room

April 16, 2011 at 2:13 pm

Everyone knows that having a comfortable living room is one of, if not the most, important ingredients in a comfortable home. The living room is where we spend our evenings, relaxing in front of the TV or chatting about the day’s event s with family and friends. However, the 21st Century has seen the developed world become increasingly preoccupied with looks, and many of us are guilty of making the mistake of choosing the most stylish of settees and sofas in the shop, and disregarding how comfortable they may or may not be. Because that is one of the unfortunate facts of life; style does not usually equal comfort. Whether it’s clothing or furniture, the designer end of the spectrum will not have been developed with functionality in mind, but rather the ability for it to look good on shop floors and in catalogues, and to have a high end [...]

Three Step to Reclaiming Your Living Room

March 1, 2011 at 11:32 am

The living room is a multi-purpose space that is commonly used by everyone in the family. It is easy for clutter to surreptitiously take over every flat surface in the room until you find yourself trying to watch television around a stack of mail with your feet nestled between two pairs of discarded shoes under the coffee table. Taking control of living room clutter can help you keep the mountains of unnecessary stuff out of the room so that you can enjoy it in the way that it was intended to be enjoyed. A little organization can go a long way toward reclaiming your living room on a daily basis. Make a Space for Items that are Really Used Think about what you and your family really use the living room for. Is it a space for watching television, playing video games, reading books, chatting after dinner, or a combination [...]