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Football season is here. Your friends are gathering at your place, and you are looking for more seating. There are some things you should know before purchasing a great, comfy sectional to fit the crew.

A sectional sofa can be extremely comfortable and offer plenty of available seating, especially during football season. However, knowing where to place such a large piece of furniture can be difficult. After proper placement of a sectional sofa you might just be amazed at how much seating you have. Here are 4 tips for placing your sectional in the right spot.

This East Hampton beach house's living room shows a perfectly placed white slipcover sectional. It sits in the center of the room with a square chrome frame coffee table, two slipcover club chairs and two ottomans for lots of flexible seating. This is a great set up for those large gatherings.

Rules of Layering

Interior Design is so much about layering, the art of finding the right mix of color, texture, and shape to create the depth and richness of a room. Layers can add dimensions and personality to a room. You just need to know the rules before you get started and try your hand at being a design extraordinaire.

Keeping the patterns in the same color family allows you to layer multiple medium scale prints.

This bright white timber wood beach house is located in Yzerfontein, a South African fishing village north of Cape Town. The beach house is built entirely in wood to blend in with the typical architecture of the area. Large and numerous windows open on all sides providing wonderful views of the ocean and making the rooms bright and airy. White is predominant in the interior with blue accents to reinforce the beach look and the natural texture of wood to add warmth.

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