Bedroom Chairs: Cozy Retreat or Clutter Magnet?

Bedroom Chairs: Cozy Retreat or Clutter Magnet?

Ronee Saroff
Jan 7, 2010

Who doesn't love the idea of a big, comfy chair nestled in the corner of the bedroom? A cozy place to lounge after a long day or curl up under a warm blanket with a book and a pot of tea.

More often than not, my bedroom chair ends up looking like this — a repository for clothes and other random items that make their way into my supposed sanctuary.

I know I'm not alone. There's even a Facebook group for people like me with nearly 7,000 self-professed pilers who admit to moving a stack of clothes from the bed to the chair when they go to sleep and wake up. Sometimes the pile does make it into the closet, but it's usually a temporary move in preparation for a party or a seasonal deep-clean. Most days, I just rummage through it, hopelessly trying to decipher clean from dirty.

So what's the verdict on chairs in the bedroom? Is yours a corner of serenity or a constant source of visual clutter?

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