Archive for December 22, 2013
The two most expensive purchases that the average person will make in his or her lifetime are homes and automobiles. The third largest purchase that most people make will occur at furniture stores. Even though buying furniture can be costly, finding the best furniture can be well worth it. This is because it not only looks great, but it is comfortable and long-lasting.
Although most of us take furniture for granted these days, there was a time when furniture was pretty much reserved for the wealthy. For instance, during the high Middle-Ages, only the upper classes had the luxury of sitting in chairs. Thus, when the rare occasion arose when different classes of folks mixed socially, the rich guys would sit in the chairs while the peasant classes would have a comfortable seat on the floor. Talk about