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Curiosity question....... Do you rearrange?

Curiosity question....... Do you rearrange?

Old 07-12-2020, 01:02 PM
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When I was a stay at home for 25 years I rearranged anything and everything that wasn't "tied down". About every month or two. I totally cleaned everything every week. I figured I couldn't clean good without moving everything so might as well rearranged.

After that I worked and there was no where to move things so I didn't. I would still move things if I had the space.

I always liked a different look.

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Old 07-12-2020, 02:49 PM
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I do often because once I move it to clean I usually shift the furniture arrangement. I don't have any furniture against the walls, each has walking distance around it so it's easy to rotate the set up. I have two sofas in the living room so a sofa is in the same spot just might not be the same sofa. Same with the chairs and end tables, all exchange places. I do change out the area rugs often and throw pillows.
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Old 07-12-2020, 10:18 PM
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Originally Posted by sewbizgirl View Post
When I was a kid I remember moving my bedroom furniture around all the time, rearranging it.
This is me. I did it all the time when I was a kid. As an adult, it's a bit harder - the living room furniture is much bigger and heavier, and as others have said, the space and layout is challenging to fit. Especially when you have a projector and screen that are attached to walls. I would if I could, though.
When the kids were small, I rearranged their rooms often. I'd like to rearrange our bedroom, but hubby needs to finish making a headboard first, and that doesn't seem to be very high on his priority list.
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Old 07-13-2020, 12:22 AM
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When I was younger I often rearranged the furniture mainly for a "change". Now that I am older, physically moving/shoving furniture around is much harder and a bit more dangerous, so I don't do it anymore. I found the arrangement I like for each room and as others have said "if it ain't broke, don't fix it". I sometimes think I would like to re-paint but then I look at the furniture and realize how much work it would be to move it and the up and down on a step ladder, and the mess that accompanies painting, so I wait a bit and the desire to re-paint passes. LOL
I do however re-do wall art and decorative items that sit around. Currently looking for something new for the top of the entertainment center and a tall bookcase. When the virus is more under control, I will be more comfortable going to a store and just browsing around to see what appeals to me.
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Old 07-13-2020, 02:43 AM
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I used to change my arrangement of furniture often, but now, not not so much. Like many others have said, often a room has its own limitations that must be accommodated. I moved in to my current residence 4.5 years ago and except for minor changes to fit in a Christmas tree each December, the rooms have stayed the same. I think part of it is age and old bones. The thought of moving furniture just for the sake of moving it? Naahh. I am more apt to rearranging accessories or seasonal touches to freshen up my spaces.
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Old 07-13-2020, 02:47 AM
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I have always rearranged the furniture before the house we currently live in. Now it's been arranged the same way for about 10 years. So one Sunday this winter, I decided to try moving things around. DH begrudgingly agreed to help, and we moved things from place to place to place, looking for a new arrangement. Nothing seemed better than what we had. So we went back to it. At least now we know this suits us best... until the next time I get it in my head to try rearranging!
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Old 07-13-2020, 03:13 AM
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I belong to the "if it ain't broke........" . We moved into our house over twenty years ago, and the sofa is against the west wall, large chair on the north wall, another chair in front of window on south wall and entertainment unit on east wall. When we have replaced any of these pieces they go in the same spot. We have tried rearranging stuff, but it never looked or felt right.
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Old 07-13-2020, 04:02 AM
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I love to rearrange maybe once a year, when I was younger I did it a lot more. I love a fresh new look.
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Old 07-13-2020, 08:34 AM
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My living room is the same as it has been since 1990! It is considered a "great room' and even though I have purchased new furniture it went in the exact set up as the old furniture.
I have rearranged my sewing studio partially. I spread things out into our guest room. Opps! Now I have to take care and clean that back out. The rest of my studio is unchanged since it was made for me in 1991. I guess I don't care for much change in anything.
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Old 07-13-2020, 02:58 PM
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As a child my mother would rearrange the living room the time.

It was .. safe to get up in the middle of the night and walk through the living room.
Because the way the room was arranged when you went to bed would not be the same
30 minutes later.

I only rearrange a room until I figure out what works best for the room/furniture placement.

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