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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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Why sectionals are great for polyamorous relationships

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.

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How to take your living room from "man cave" to "girly"

The apartment I'd like to have is the following: girly and pretty with soft colours — what a dream. Unfortunately, my apartment looks closer to a man cave than Jenni's pretty apartment. How do I work around these comfy, yet quite masculine, black leather couches to create something girly?

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How to make a large L-shaped couch take up less space in a room

My cousins recently moved from California to Texas. They say "everything's bigger in Texas" but that wasn't true for their living room. The large L-shaped sofa that fit perfectly in their last living room was taking up the ENTIRE living space. Luckily for them my interior decorator mother lives near by, and she came over to see what could be done about the situation, without having to buy a new couch.