Furniture Shopping Pt Deux

Hello again and welcome to Part 2 of my husband and I's furniture shopping extravaganza the other weekend. If you missed Part 1, you can find it here. I'm excited to report, that during this particular shopping trip I did manage to find the chair. Like the chair of all chairs. The chair was will be mine, no matter what. Sigh. I love it. But first we went to Thomasville Furniture which happened to have a Tommy Bahama Home Store connected to it. What this means in the furniture world is that Tommy Bahama is made by Thomasville. Upon walking in, we were immediately greeted by a nice sales associate (obviously on commission) but well trained and was not too pushy, which is what I like. After explained that we were literally just looking, she lurked for a few minutes longer and left. After which, we began walking around the showroom floor trying to find a sofa or chair that we agreed on. 

Hold the laughter please. 

Eventually, we stumbled upon this guy (because all sofa's are guys):


I'm not going to lie, I'm pretty obsessed with the shape of the cushions and the square-ness of the arms. Well done Thomasville! Although I love this, my husband was entirely convinced. We did find a great sectional, which really surprised me. I have a deep hatred of sectionals, so you can imagine my surprise when I saw this guy and thought, heh! I like that. And guess what? So did my husband.


I love it! The pillows don't look like giant marshmallows (step 1), and corner is not stupid and rounded (step 2) and it doesn't have pillows on the arm rests (step 3). It's kind of perfect. It's gone on the 'buy soon' list that we always have on our refrigerator. This sometimes keeps me from buying unimportant things like more yarn.
Sometimes.
Anyways, the next store we stopped at was LazyBoy. The one store I thought, ok, for sure, I will find nothing here because everything will be a recliner. Don't get me wrong, recliners have their spot in the home...the basement, the garage, or the man cave. Not anywhere I'm going to see it a lot because I'm pretty sure my eyes are allergic to them. I'm such a snob.
When the man and I walked into LazyBoy the first thing I noticed was that they were displaying area rugs in their furniture vignette's. Why notice this first? Because there were area rugs lying on top of area rugs which was weird and didn't really have the effect I think they might have been going for.
But all that ceased to exist when I found:


Now, it might not look like much. But it's amazing, trust me. At first I didn't know what to do. My brain couldn't quite compute. Was it an awesome version of a chaise lounge? Was it a new version of the old style wingback chair?
Then I sat in it.
I no longer cared what it was. The fact that it has very low arms, is pretty phenomenal. It allows you to have all kinds of movement, which drives me crazy in some styles of chairs. And, since I'm an avid knitter it would work perfect for knitting!
At first glance, the man wasn't sure he liked it, I mean, the fabric can be a bit off-putting.
Don't get me wrong, I personally love the fabric, but not in my house.
Then he sat down.  He was sold.
And that my friends is how chairs are born.
Thus ends the furniture shopping extravaganza, but overall it was extremely satisfying, and has got me pretty excited to be redoing our living room.
By the way, you can see the rug on top of a rug effect I mentioned in the top left corner of the photo of the chair.



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