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The three-piece suite for the living room is a classic design, built around creating a conversation, entertaining and relaxation space with a multi-person sofa and two individual chairs. For decades it was the go-to living room design found in almost every home across the country. Then in the 60s and 70s a radical shift began to happen. People began to question why all living rooms had to look the same and started to experiment with different configurations of sofas and chairs. And it was then that the sectional sofa was born.
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A rug can make or break a living room design. With the power to pull an entire room together, rugs are a key part of decorating your living room - so there’s just one question: Which rug should you go for? Wonder no longer, we’ve come up with some key questions and information so you can get the best living room rug ideas for your space.

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Sofa beds come in all different shapes and sizes, but the thing we all really want to know is: how easy are they to use?  From simply tugging on the seats to more complex setups, the different types of sofa bed have all different methods by which to set them up and get them ready for sleeping. It’s important to consider not only your needs, but the potential needs of anyone else who might be using your sofa bed when getting a new piece. 

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Many people tend to underestimate the importance of sofa cushions. But when you see a sofa, especially a corner sofa, without cushions, it can look empty and lifeless. Adding style, comfort and texture, cushions are a great way of injecting personality and can help tie the whole room together. It’s also very easy to switch and change your cushions for new ones to give your room an instant refresh without having to spend money on buying a new sofa or redecorating.

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Sofas are the centre of our worlds. From late night half-asleep film watching to passing a cup of tea and a few biscuits to a long missed friend, we spend a lot of time on our sofas, so they should be little islands of love and harmony in our homes.

If you’re looking for a new sofa, or if you’ve just bought a blue velvet sofa for your living room, here are some of the best tips and tricks for styling it into your own front room oasis.

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