“It’s like an Ipad only thicker. It entertains you for hours. It’s like individual screens with words on it. It’s like a movie you can direct in your own head.” -Jon Stewart on reading.
Reading is one of the great joys of life. You can get lost for countless hours in a good book and it seems like the time just drifts away. But you need a comfortable place to read. A place where you can sit relaxed for hours and dig into a good book. You need a reading room. If you have ever dreamed of creating your own reading room, now is the time to get started on that! What are you waiting for?
Reading rooms used to be difficult to design, but we are here to give you some inspiration. These do it yourself reading rooms are sure to make your special space comfortable and ready to entertain you for hours. Your dream reading room is only a short time away from becoming reality.
Here are 11 inspiring reading room designs. See what ideas will inspire you to create your dream reading room!
1. Bookcase door
Get a bookcase door for your reading room. You can actually make this yourself. Also a great space saver if you have a lot of books!
2. Outdoor reading room
Relaxing and reading outside is a great use of that space. Take advantage of natural light.
3. Fire place area
Turn the area by the fire place into a reading lounge. A fantastic place to read during the colder months.
4. Office reading nook
Take a break from your busy day and relax with a good book in your office. I think I need this one.
5. Attic reading area
Your attic makes a great reading area. Turn your attic into something useful! Take advantage of that space.
6. Custom reading nook – beach theme
Give your reading nook a theme that fits you. You will be spending a lot of time here!
7. Color coded bookcase
A color coded bookcase is a great idea to spice up your reading room. Helps you easily find your favorite books.
8. Contemporary furniture
If you are looking for a unique reading room, contemporary furniture is the way to go.
9. Reading corner
If you feel like you don’t have the space for a reading room, try a reading corner! This is great for smaller homes or apartments.
10. Window light
When designing your dream reading room, take advantage of window light. The best light for reading!
11. Closet into book nook
If you have an under used closet, you can turn it into a reading room by adding bookcases along the walls and comfortable chairs in the middle.
Which of these reading rooms is your favorite? Let us know in the comments below!
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