Home decor ideas and essentials for an ideal reading nook

Ideal Reading Nook Home Decor Ideas

Reading gives us some place to go when we have to stay where we are. Reading is like dreaming with eyes open. Therefore, you might have seen, whenever we discuss home decor ideas with interior designers and home makers, they often ask us to create a reading nook in our places. They say a man who reads, lives a thousand lives before he dies. A man who never reads, lives only one. You can find magic wherever you look. Sit back and relax, all you need is a book.

Ideal Reading Nook Home Decor IdeasImage Source: Google Images

The more you read, the more things you know. The more that you know, the more places you’ll go. A book is gift that you can open again and again.A book is a magical thing that lets you travel faraway places without even having to leave your place.Reading is to mind, what exercise is to body. Therefore, it is always suggested to have a reading corner in your room.

You might have before read many home decor ideas on how to create a reading corner in your room. But today, we are here going to tell you about some essentials that will help you have an ideal reading nook in your house. Because it’s worth it. Keep reading.

  • A chair plus an ottoman: Sitting in your reading corner is one of most important part where you should pay enough attention. If you love reading alone, a chair that can also serve the purpose of an ottoman, is a perfect choice for you. If the space in your house allows you, you can make this reading corner even better, stylish and comfortable at the same time by adding a hammock. If you love reading with your partner, or kid, what could be a better option than adding a loveseat of a comfy couch here?

    Chair Ottoman Reading Nook Home Decor IdeasImage Source: Google Images

  • Throw in some extra pillows: Comfort is must. Some and extra pillows and cushions would not only look great in this cozy reading corner but will also help you keep warm and comfortable always. You either keep it all neat and classy by adding pillows and cushions in white, gray or such subtle colors, or can add a splash of color by adding cushions of vibrant hues like neon, yellow, shades of pink and orange, etc. What say?

    Extra Pillows Reading Nook Home Decor IdeasImage Source: Amazon Images

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  • Cozy blankets: When talking about comfort, how can we forget not mentioning a soft, cozy blanket that will keep you warm and read throughout night. Especially during the winters, this could be a great idea. Right? Because after all who would want to roam in the house late in the night looking for some warmth and blankets. Therefore, not to get your reading disturbed, it is recommended to have one by your side already.

    Cozy Blanket Reading Nook Home Decor IdeasImage Source: Amazon Images

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  • Concealed storage: Where else will you keep all your favorite books? Having a nice storage space is as important as comfortable sitting. There are various types of cabinets that are available out there in the market that you can buy from, as the space in your room available and the set budget you have.

    Concealed Storage Reading Nook Home Decor IdeasImage Source: Amzon Images

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  • Light it up: It is always recommended to have a reading corner near the window in your room, so to have enough access to natural light. If in any case that is not possible for you, you must pay attention to the lighting. There should be enough lighting in this corner so that it does not affect your eye-sight. You can either add wall lights, or table lamps or even headboard lamps to enhance the decor of the place.

    Light It Up Reading Nook Home Decor IdeasImage Source: Amazon Images

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Is there any other essential we are missing on? Well, it goes without saying that a mug of freshly brewed coffee or a glass of wine set within reach is also a must, right?!

Happy Reading!

About Vishesh Shahani

I am a part-time blogger & responsible for all the upkeeps here at HGD and a full-time Freelancer. You can contact me @VisheshShahani or contact@homegrowndecoration.com

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