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10 Feb 2015

Decorating Around a Recliner


When you purchase a recliner, you do so after you have visualized it in a room where you intend to install it. However, after you have purchased it, you have to make sure that you arrange your room in the right manner, so that the recliner looks like it was always a part of the room, instead of a new, obnoxious addition. Whether you have picked out a leather recliner, or a fabric one, or customized your recliner, you have to make sure that the room looks cohesive and stable around the recliner. Only then will you feel truly comfortable when you use it.

Decorating Around a Recliner

Considering The Style Of Your Recliner
One of the main things that you have to consider when decorating your room around your recliner is the design and the structure of the recliner itself. If you have a recliner that is built and decorated in a traditional way, such as a wing-back recliner, then you have to make sure that the surroundings reflect the traditionalism emanating from your recliner. Wooden floors, walls, paneling, mellow lights and soft colors will suit best with traditional recliners. You also have to arrange the furniture in a manner that will radiate a sense of warmth. However, if you have a modern, edgy recliner with metallic parts and controls which need electrical power, then you have to make sure that your surroundings too are classy, modern and edgy. Traditional cannot possibly look appropriate in a modern setting, and vice versa, when it comes to recliners.

Placement Of Your Recliner 
Finding the right spot in the room to place your recliner is of crucial importance, you have to figure out where your recliner will look inviting, yet non-intrusive in the room, so that it blends in perfectly with the surroundings. You have to place your recliner in a manner that allows easy reclining, while at the same time, balances out the rest of the furniture in the room. For example, it doesn't make sense to place the sofa, the table as well the recliner in a straight line, facing the television. Instead, a sensible arrangement would entail the sofa facing the television with the table in front, and the recliner at a right angle to both the sofa and the television.

Accessorizing Your Recliner 
When you are placing a recliner in a room, you have to make sure that there are certain accessories in and around the recliner, so that it does not look out of place. Another reason to input accessories is to ensure that from the first moment itself, the recliner looks like it is a part of the room, and always has been. You have to keep in mind that a recliner is a dynamic piece of furniture, and it constantly reclining, swiveling and moving. It is important to keep a table or a small platform or surface around the recliner for added convenience of the user. However, you also have to make sure that the tables and other furniture around the recliner are sturdy, and practically immovable, so that they don't tip over. It also helps if you have blunt, rounded furniture, because edges and corners could harm and damage the recline.

When you are decorating around your recliner, you can add other accessories such as cushions and pillows, to make the atmosphere look cozier. However, proper decorating and accessorization of your recliner can make the experience all the more worthwhile.

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