7 Reading Nook Ideas for Both Casual and Serious Readers

Are you planning to create a stylish and comfortable reading space in your home? In this article, we will show you some easy and practical reading nook ideas.

Reading a good book with a cup of coffee in a cozy nook, away from the worldly uncertainties is the ultimate desire of a bookworm. Reading nooks can be designated anywhere; in an outdoor space or indoor space as long as it serves its purpose. It does not have to be an entire room but a cozy corner near a window or in the attic as long as it meets the essentials of having ample reading light, be it natural or artificial, some privacy, soothing ambiance and comfortable seating to make your reading more enjoyable. Let us take a peek into some practical reading nook ideas for your living space.

1. Make Use of Corner
Certain corners serve no purpose, utilizing these spaces for reading is wise and practical. An end of a long passageway or an unused corner of a bedroom can be converted into a secluded reading zone. A corner area can accommodate with an elegant upholstered corner chair like this. Don't forget to add reading light in the absence of a window or natural light.

Make Use of Corner

2. Build Nook With a View
Inspired by the Arabian low seating, you can create a small reading or relaxing space near a large window with a couple of mattresses. A bay window can be apt for a cost-effective yet peaceful reading territory. Set up a comfy looking bay window pad like this with some pillows. This idea will save a lot on the lighting fixtures.

Build Nook With a View

3. Create Perfect Hideaway
One of the most practical ideas in a bedroom is to use the existing bed as a reading platform. However, you can create a more inviting and comfortable atmosphere by adding a decorative canopy using luxury net like this. It will also keep the mosquitos and bugs away from you.

Create Perfect Hideaway

4. Create Outdoor Retreats
Using a beautiful outdoor cotton hammock like this in your backyard can create an excellent, unique reading cocoon. Avail the best of the seasons coupled with natural light and airy surrounding to curl up with a good book.
Create Outdoor Retreats

5. Relax On Your Patio
Nothing beats a good book with a good view! Have you ever considered transforming your patio into a reading zone? One idea is to use an outdoor furniture like this wicker egg chair on stand to serve your purpose. Team it up with your favorite snack and drink for a delightful and homey reading experience.
Relax On Your Patio

6. Get Comfy Bean Bag Chair
Bean Bag Chair has been around for many years. However, recent model like Jaxx 6 Foot Bean Bag Chair is both stylish and comfortable. In case of a small space or bedroom corner, you can just throw a bean bag chair and a lamp together for a snuggly reading nook.

Get Comfy Bean Bag Chair

7. Cultivate Young Readers
Choices for reading nook are endless, there is something for everyone. You can choose a bookcase with the reading nook for children like this. The bookcase can also be used to store toys so your kids can enjoy reading whenever they want.

Cultivate Young Readers

Do you like our reading nook examples? Which idea are you using and why?