14/08/2014 16:40 BST | Updated 20/05/2015 10:12 BST

10 Statement Armchairs To Brighten Up Your Home

Ever looked round your living room or bedroom and felt like it could do with something a little peppy to lift the whole look?

Search no further than a statement armchair - not only do they add instant character to any room, if you buy the right one it will last forever.

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There's also something really satisfying about investing in a piece of furniture that's just yours to relax in.

The statement armchair is for curling up in an armchair on a lazy Sunday with that book you've been meaning to read for ages. It's for day-dreaming and tea-drinking - something to suit no-one's taste except your own.

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