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Hi all,

This is my first post. My husband and I are building a house and I am stressing out about where to put my furniture. Would you suggest something like this?

Please help! Thanks.

This message has been edited. Last edited by: sevenxsomething,

Posts: 2 | Registered: Jun 25, 2013Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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Without dimensions, it's all guesswork but, in a situation where the entry flows right into the living room, I like to create a my house, I used a console table to create a "foyer". Maybe your sofa or loveseat with a sofa table behind it at a right angle to where you have placed the sofa could work? I realize that your TV is probably the driving factor here so maybe this suggestion won't work for you. However, I still think you need to create some separation from the entry area.

I'm sure lots of folks will pop in with suggestions...good luck!

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If you have the room, consider two sofas instead of a sofa/loveseat combination. You will have much more flexibility for rearranging furniture.
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and i'm wondering about window placement...and is it for "sure" where the tv is? I realize it's not the best on an interior wall with windows casting light, but it might be more pleasing to have the sofa in front of the window...(if there is one)
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If there is any way you can have your master entrance NOT in the kitchen?
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Not sure I like the laundry area in the living room next to the entry. I know you can go from garage to laundry to living room but seems awkward to me.

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Hi all,

Thank you for the suggestions. The plan is not alterable at this point.

Do you think using a bookshelf without sides (one you can see through the shelves) as a divider between the living and dinning room would look nice?
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Was this a stock plan or did you design it yourself? Are you having the house built? Or building it yourselves? And how far along with it are you?


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