Friday Fun: Book Corner Ideas

The nights are drawing in, even though I’m still in denial. So it’s time to start thinking of creating cosy spaces around the house where you can read, gather all your books and forget about the rest of the world.

Fairytale light from these gorgeous windows, from stevelarese.com
Room for books and a beautiful green screen outside, from sortra.com
Of course you’d need some bookshelves nearby, but this looks cosy. from rover.ebay.com
I realise these are all some form of window seats, but that gives you the perfect combination of light, view and reading. From Pinterest.
Winter is not quite here yet, but being near the fireplace will be appealing soon, from LaVictorienne.co
An enchanting combination of reading outside while staying warm, which will work for the next month or so. From Instagram.

Friday Fun: Window Seats

Last week, the window seat emerged as the clear winner of our ‘chairs for reading books’ competition. So here are a few to whet your appetite. And so that we don’t have to fight over just one! In my cold, draughty English house, the temptation of putting one right next to the radiator instead of next to a cold window is HUGE.

Plenty of cushions to lounge on, from Decorpad.com
Plenty of cushions to lounge on, from Decorpad.com
Now that's what I call storage space! And a view, too! From shelterness.com
Now that’s what I call storage space! And a view, too! From shelterness.com
The classical style, from Impressive Interior Design website.
The classical style, from Impressive Interior Design website.
The informal seaside look, from freshome.com
The informal seaside look, from freshome.com
For those who prefer a streamlined, contemporary style. From Pinterest.
For those who prefer a streamlined, contemporary style. Well, with that view, reading might be difficult… From Pinterest.
Contemporary needn't always mean minimalist. Add a bit more cushioning and this window seat featured on houzz.com has real potential...
Contemporary needn’t always mean minimalist. Add a bit more cushioning and this window seat featured on houzz.com has real potential…
Finally, for some very, very lucky kids, the Window Bed! From House Logic.
Finally, for some very, very lucky kids, the Window Bed! From House Logic.