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Two-level living room makes impossible to decorate

RossannaFebruary 17, 2013
Dear Houzzers
My living room has become a challenge. It is a two level, but the step cuts the living area too small. I want to be able to arrange furniture to "straddle" both areas -living room and veranda/dining room, so I have enough space and the space is more inviting. My style is rather modern/contemporary and I have two little kids, so comfort is of essence. Current sofa HAS to go, is just too big and bulky!
Hoping you can help!!
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ann
I would turn sofa to face the back of dining area, sofa facing bar, you would have a pathway thru there, put sofa over where the green item is, or replace sofa with a nice recline angled at TV and another comfortable chair
    Bookmark   February 17, 2013 at 7:50PM
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Rossanna
Tks Ann. If I were to place sofa there, it will stick out all the way past the TV - is a very deep sofa.
    Bookmark   February 17, 2013 at 8:19PM
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ann
Oops.....sounds like a replacement is due, wish you the best with that, recliner, or club chair with ottoman
    Bookmark   February 17, 2013 at 8:27PM
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judi123
How deep are the stairs.....could you remove the back legs of the sofa and sit it on the bottom step?
    Bookmark   February 17, 2013 at 8:32PM
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lizpb85
Can you move the living area to the dining area? Put the table by the wall that has the TV on now. I can't see what is behind the sofa or how big the dining area is so not sure this is possible.
    Bookmark   February 17, 2013 at 8:33PM
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