When planning to upgrade or redesign your home, designing a cozy and inspiring window nook is typically one of the top options. Windows have wonderful features: they let in light, fresh air, and provide a superb view of the outdoors. But they are not always enjoyed as they were intended.
Fortunately, some homes comes with a built-in window nook that is ready to be decorated, while others require a bit of workmanship to achieve the same sort of seclusion. In the latter case, it is quite easy to transform an underutilised space into what could become a cherished retreat area. The window nook does not take up much space, yet it can be wonderfully decorated and designed to provide the ideal place in your home for you to enjoy some sunshine, read, and relax.
Here are some nice options for creating window nooks:
- Cozy It Up With Comfortable Seating
- Set Up a Reading Nook
- Coffee Table and Comfy Armchairs
- Save Space, Tuck Your Dining Area in a Nook
You can create a romantic spot by placing a seat with plump cushions for you to tuck up to a window while gazing out at the scenery. Even if the scenery is not as exciting, a window seat will still provide you with a nice spot for escapism.
Consider placing a little desk in front of the window looking onto the garden, city, or street so you can enjoy a nice view while you work. Alternatively, you can transform the space into a cozy reading spot with bookshelves on either side of the window and a cushioned storage frame in between.
Consider adding a place to sit depending on the width and depth of the recessed space. The design could be as modest as adding two or three chairs with a small table in between.
A window nook is a great way for saving space in the dining room or kitchen, especially if you add a table with benches surrounding it. This will allow you to let in more light while creating a better view for your dining experience. At the same time, you eliminate the need to occupy more room with a traditional set up using a big table and chairs.
Nooks are a great way to decorate a dull corner, plus you can use the space below to store items. Even if you don’t have a recessed or bay window in your home, you can create the same feeling of a recessed space by framing the window with floor-to-ceiling shelves to add depth and dimension around the window.