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Furniture for GIANT People

Take a tape measure next time you go to the showroom.  I seriously thought this stuff was much, much smaller than it actually is.  You practically bump into it when you enter the house.  BUT.  There is enough room for everyone to sit on the couch.  It is huge and comfortable.  It seems all furniture, unlike electronics and other packages, has GROWN over the last ten years to about double in size.  Take a look at some of your older furniture and see what's in the showroom now.  (Yeah, bring a tape measure!)  What I hear is that model homes have special 3/4 size furniture and by that I mean 3/4 the size of OLD furniture.  Just big enough that you think you will be able to fit all your huge furniture with room left over... until the moving truck pulls away.  I have no idea how D and the movers managed to even get this into the house.


  1. Wow! It looks great!
    The King Tut statue is a nice touch too :)

  2. Oooh, new furniture! Congrats! I would love a great big sectional like that. Perfect.

  3. oH MY GOSh. I have the same style but in Microfiber with leather backs... the ottoman is a huge space sucker. Had it for 2 years... it is about to go into the basement as soon as I can purchase something normal human sized.

  4. As one of the universally known Modern Furniture manufacturer, Aspen Home Furniture offers wide their customers high quality furniture for the home.

  5. OH WOW, I love your new suite! It's gorgeous.

  6. You can have a look at the furniture for giant people. Great product



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