Book lovers do know exactly what’s magical about finding a fantastic book and a comfortable reading nook ! Whether an adult or a kid, both would crave for a peaceful spot within the home where one can sit and read peacefully. Here are a few fun and easy ideas been pinned down for these avid readers on turning any dull and drab corner into something inviting and cozy.
Look For The Personal Space Around The Home
Comfort, privacy, and light are the basic yet the most important elements required to create a perfect reading nook. The construction of the perfect reading space doesn’t always require a window-seat or a closet, it can also be created by the just addition of lots and lots of pillows ! But if in case one has the option to locate the reading nook, along with the window, skylight, it would be just perfect ! All one need to consider is adding in sheers or window treatments, to avoid the excessive glare of the sunlight.
The Furniture Arrangement — A Step Towards Comfort
Once, the place is been selected add in pillows (floor cushion), bean bags, comfortable chairs or lounger as per space permits. Even the addition of old tires would be a wonderful idea. All you need to do is get the tires painted in vibrant colors and place some fur cushions to complete the look ! Or how about converting an old coffee table into a seating by placing cushions ? As there are several ways to create the corner and the seating with furniture pieces already available within the house, all one would need is some inspiration to get started with.
Adorn The Reading Nook With Accents
After the seating arrangement is done, decorate around the seating with curtains or canopies and add in rugs for that instant aura of warmth. And the next important step is to get the lighting right. Think of using a combination of both the natural light and the artificial lights to ensure that the space look well designed during any time of the day or night. Therefore, though natural lighting is the best lighting source, the addition of either task light or a floor lamp to the space is equally important and even a perfect solution for that dark corner of the room. However the addition of any elegant trendy light fixture would also act as the focal point.
Moreover add in a small table if the space allows to, or opt to get a wall shelf installed right next to the seating to place the book collection. How about creating a quirky look ? All one need to bring in is some vintage suitcases and accessories to use them to store things.
Try out these tips in a quiet spot in the house to sit and read uninterrupted, and dive into the other world of whatever one is reading. Nothing is more comfortable than a perfectly designed reading nook. Just one need to make sure to play with colors and textures, get upholstering done with coordinating fabric, to make the reading corner look like a continuation of the room.