I was sitting at work today thinking about how I need to get rid of my not-so-old and very busted futon because it's so damn uncomfortable, but also knowing this wasn't gonna happen anytime soon because we don't the have money to buy a replacement sofa. And then a "crazy" idea occurred to me. Why do we need a couch at all?
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Nothing reveals the shortcomings of nuclear family home furnishings quite like polyamorous relationships. In order to maintain sustainable relationships, polyamorous or not, partners must feel that they are receiving enough attention. Everyone's needs are different, but for snuggly folks like my partners, our living room set-up was really holding us back. Until we bought our sectional.
Do not attempt to reload your bedroom. This is a hand-carved storage unit from Ferruccio Laviani made to look like your bedroom.gif is experiencing a glitch.
There's nothing wrong with being loud, but when you want to be quiet, you can never quite pass that message along to the bed frame. Metal and wood both conspire to let everyone know what you're up to. No matter how well you bite into the pillow, a stray thunk from a headboard or the incessant creaking of a frame will give up all your secrets in an instant. Is there a bed frame that won't betray the frantic motions on the mattress above? Does such a frame exist?
From time to time, you'll come across a very special book, video game or TV series that transports you to a unique universe — and does it so well, you could believe it's real. The screen lights on, you turn the page, or press enter, and you find yourself in a completely different place. For me, the Normandy in Mass Effect was one of these places I wish I could really travel to: chill in the lounge, have a drink with Tali and jest a bit with Garrus. So what would I need to bring a little bit of that ultra-modern relaxing vibe home with me?
So you love the Steampunk aesthetic, and you want to encorporate it into your home, but DON'T want it to look like a movie set. I feel ya. I'm a fan of subculture-inspired home design. This is why I've rounded up my favorite Steampunk-y home goods, featuring sneaky, mad scientist-y objects that transform from one piece of furniture into another.
I really wanted a dresser in my dining room. But my husband struggled with the concept of painting a potentially old and lovely piece of wooden furniture, so my next idea was to buy new and make that look antique by using this three-step process.