Create a cozy reading nook in an area of your home with these charming and useful tips!
What is a reading nook?
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A ready nook is a small space that is designated to reading a book and relaxing.
For me, the ultimate way to relax during the crazy holiday season is sitting down with a glass of wine by my fireplace reading a book or catching up on monthly magazines.
But in order to fully disconnect and escape into my own world (which is something I need after 8 pm, otherwise I keep working!), I need the space to be comfortable and cozy.
So I created this tiny reading nook in the corner of my living room that we all are thoroughly enjoying. I thought it would be helpful to share how I put my reading nook together, and my seven must-haves for designing a one of your own!
7 Tips for Creating a Cozy Reading Nook
How do I furnish a reading nook?
Here are out tips for furnishing a reading nook! Follow these seven steps and you’ll have a cozy space to cuddle up and read.
A Cozy Corner – Find a spot in your home like a cozy corner, near a window.
Comfortable Chair – This is a must, you need a chair you can sink into and stay for a bit.
A Bench or Ottoman – You’ll want to kick your feet up, so add one of these for ultimate comfort.
Reading Lamp – Don’t strain your eyes, get a proper reading lamp to light the space.
A Warm Blanket – This goes without saying, you need a blanket to make it cozy! Cozy pillows are a must too!
Candles – Candles add instant relaxation and create a cozy environment.
Good book and Magazines – Of course you’ll need a good book or some magazines to enjoy your space.
Once you have everything together for your nook, all you need a glass of wine, cocktail or some of your favorite snacks to make it yours!
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We hope you’ve been inspired to create your own reading nook in your home!