You are at a party. There is nowhere to sit, except in the middle of the couch between two other people. Would you sit or stand?
At a Jewel Box party, you would not have to make this choice because your host would bring an extra chair, so that you could comfortably sit down. Why? When was the last time you saw three people sitting next to each other on a couch? Did the person in the middle look comfortable? Your Jewel Box party hosts understand this and would never expect you or a guest to sit in the middle of a couch. In fact, in keeping with the basic principles of Jewel Box decorating, the room would likely not have a couch, but instead a comfortable love seat and two occasional chairs. This way furniture is scaled in proportion to the smaller more intimate room dimensions.
Until next time!