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soft furnishings

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Definition of soft furnishings in English:

plural noun

British
Items made of cloth, such as curtains, chair coverings, etc., used to decorate a room: beautiful oriental silks for soft furnishings a wide range of soft furnishing for the home
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  • For a comfortable seat, add either a series of scatter cushions or have a piece of firm foam cut to size and upholstered to match the rest of the curtains and soft furnishings in the room.
  • But over the last year or so, she has also taken to making her own soft furnishings - cushions, curtains and covers - using top-quality materials.
  • And they're often told that one of the factors causing the wheezing is a little insect which lives in carpets, bedding, soft furnishings and on curtains.

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