Home Decor: Create A Cosy Reading Corner For The Good Reads On Your Shelf


Cosy reading corners for books can be created by using simple steps; here's how you can create the best reading space without taking up too much space at home

Written By Shrishaila Bhandary | Mumbai | Updated On:

Reading corners can bring the solace and the peace you need while you go through your good reads. Some edgy options to design and décor your corners are just putting simple elements that already exist at home together. Here are some simple tips and ideas to bring a dull corner to life.

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Beanie Bag

A simple way to make most of the corners is to add a beanie bag. Place the shelving unit to ground level so that the books are easily accessible. Add a circular carpet under the beanie bag to rest your legs onto. Adding a sconce light is an excellent way to bring the whole corner together.

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Alleyway bookshelf

Most of the urban homes have alleyways that are unused. One can make the cosiest bookshelf here by placing tall accent chairs and furnished shelves. One can opt for contrast colour schemes for the selves. Hues of blue can leave a calming effect, which is good for reading.

The tree shelf

The tree shaped-designed shelves can act as a statement décor piece for modern houses. Adding a Contour chair and leg rest to this type of shelf will complete the corner. Use carpets to bring the corner together.

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Cushion corner

Place a Tetris side shelf, add a carpet underneath and place a number of cushions over it. Add fairy lights to the backdrop wall. The aesthetic wall can be completed by placing some quote frames. An easy solution for book reading corners.

Ladder Shelf

Ladder Shelf is in trend for their edgy look and style. It can be a DIY project at home as it is easy to build at home. For this reading corner, you will be requiring a table and a chair as well. The ladder can be placed at arm’s length from the table. Books can be placed on it and also some edgy houseplants.

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