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England Furniture Reviews a History of the Sectional Sofa

The sectional sofa is a very different piece of furniture now than it was in its early days. The sectional showed up in homes in the Victorian era, and was constructed with the same wood and upholstery as other seating at the time. It normally consisted of two or more sitting pieces that could be pushed together to form one long sofa; corner pieces were not commonly used.

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It was not until the early 1950’s that the sectional sofa really started to evolve and become main-stream. Various designers pioneered the sleek and low-profile looks that modern-day sectionals have today. Some emphasized a minimalist design approach, with bold geometric shapes. These new sectionals negated the need for extra chairs and loveseats in a room, and offered a large continuous line of seating. Another new feature that was often added during this time was the “sofa sleeper”, a sectional that had a pull out bed under the cushions. Explore some England Furniture sleeper sofas.

As with all designs, the sectional has continued to evolve through the years and started to include all sorts of new features. With a wide variety of colors, fabrics, shapes, and sizes, you are likely to find the perfect England Furniture sectional for any room!

England Furniture Reviews How to Convert a Living Room into a Guest Bedroom

england-furniture-sleeper-sofaDo you often have overnight visitors at your home? Is it important for you to create a welcoming environment for your overnight guests? If you don’t have a separate guestroom to accommodate your guests you may feel a bit overwhelmed but, as we’ll see, many people have found ways to turn their living into a beautiful guest room.

How can one turn a living space into a cozy and comfortable guest room for a night? A great first step is owning a comfortable, and fashionable, sleeper. England Furniture offers a wide selection of sleeper sofas. Sleepers are the best option for any home that does not have a guest room. You then want to arrange your room in such a way that your sofa sleeper can be converted into a bed in a short time. Let’s face it, some guests come on a short notice and you careful arrangement now leads to less stress if in a hurry. You don’t have to keep your room looking sparse, but if you it would be best to avoid stuffing your living room with unnecessary items like huge racks and lots of decoration pieces. Many people add one piece of furniture that includes one or two drawers so they can place wash room accessories in them for their guests. You can also purchase a separation screen to help to create a sense of privacy for your guest. .

With the above preparations in place you can now just remove the cushions from your comfort sleeper, and turn it into a bed. Use a beautiful bed spread and some fluffy pillows to add warmth and relaxation. Provide some extra courtesy for your guests by placing a night light near their sleeping area and you’re ready for some overnights guests.