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sammyk1ns

I don't like these rigid rules when they cannot pertain to smaller house owners.

   
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jolynbranch
Hi, Delora Dickey. I agree that it can be difficult to find furniture these days. Something has certainly changed! We had not bought furniture in at least 20 yrs, but needed to replace a loveseat, chair, ottomans, etc. for our small condo last year. When we started looking we were shocked at the lack of options for smaller spaces. I don’t know if it’s just the selection in our area, but it was like pulling hen’s teeth to find what we needed! Not only was size an issue, but most of the furniture was so boring. There was very little variety in styles, fabrics, patterns, colors, etc., lots of look a-likes. We’re small people, too, so body fit and comfort is another issue, especially with really big furniture being the norm these days. We ended up spending lots of time shopping, and ended up buying each piece separately from different retailers. We finally got most of it put together, but it was so difficult! Very different experience than when we last bought furniture.
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mindshift

jolynbranch, I agree that furniture choice is limited and dull. One has to look for a company that allows customization of fabric if you want variety. The oversizing of furniture pieces has been worse. In the 80s, I think, the arms were so wide as to take up room for another chair. HERE is a photo.

   
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