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Rebecca Griffith
How can I arrange my living room to make it look bigger & different?
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Penelope Smith

I just bought my first home, and I am trying to figure out how to layout my furniture in the small living room. So, I like your suggestion about downsizing the sofa I am using. Since it is just me in the home it does seem like a petite sofa would be a good thing for me to look into. http://www.esprit-decor.com/by-category/lroom/Living-Room-Furniture.html?CATEGORY_HEADER_IMG=lroom.jpg 

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Lynette Ludbrook

My pet hate is huge modern sofas that are so uncomfortable to sit on and where my feet don't touch the floor, or I have to sit up with no backrest and feet on the floor. Most modern sofas are too deep. That said, the thought of any room without a sofa for lying on to read and watch TV is just awful. Have a sofa that works in your space and forget chairs, or have portable fold out chairs if your space is that small. I've lived in small spaces, with a large sofa and a table with wings that fold out for dining. My coffee table is also much higher than standard, so works at the right height for eating in front of the TV or using the computer on. Besides that, I never have to stretch down to it!

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