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Creating a Cozy Reading Nook in Your Nashville Rental

Woman curled up on couch, immersed in reading.There’s nothing a book lover appreciates more than a snug, inviting reading nook. Even if you’re renting, you can still craft the space you envision. Nashville renters like you have many easy, non-permanent options to create a cozy reading nook. Using the right items and your creativity, you can create a reading nook that offers complete relaxation.

Bring comfortable items into the space

Creating the perfect reading nook begins with choosing things that make you feel at ease. Perhaps it’s an oversized chair, cozy throw pillows, or your favorite blanket. Or maybe you like having pictures, flowers, or houseplants to add color and beauty to your indoor space. Whatever makes you feel calm and happy, include those items in your reading nook.

Adding a comfortable chair to a peaceful corner of your favorite room is an easy way to create a reading nook. No matter if you like overstuffed upholstery, classic leather, or modern styles, choose a chair that makes you want to stay awhile. With a floor lamp and your favorite throw, you’re set for long afternoons with a great book.

Keep plenty of books nearby

To some, a reading nook needs close access to their book collection to feel complete. If this applies to you, incorporate one or more bookshelves into your reading nook. You can style bookshelves in numerous ways, from tall freestanding options to wall-mounted space savers.

Regardless of the shelving you choose, take time to create appealing displays of books, keepsakes, and décor. This makes your bookshelves more personal and helps you build a space filled with your favorite things.

Natural lighting creates a cozy feel

Creating a window seat reading nook is easy if you desire natural light. This is achievable even if your rental lacks a built-in window seat. Place a storage ottoman, chaise longue, or a stack of floor pillows under your favorite window to create a cozy window seat reading nook.

Enhance the space by placing narrow freestanding bookshelves on either side of the window and a few houseplants on the sill. You’ll soon have a light and airy window nook perfect for relaxing at home.

Adorn the room with inspiring decor

Along with cozy seating, decorate the walls around your reading nook to reflect your personality. To create a strong impact, hang a large artwork that catches the eye and adds unique character to your space.

Another wonderful way to make your space unique is by creating a gallery wall. Display a collection of favorite photos, small artworks, or other décor items to get the right look and feel. Using this technique, almost any space in your rental house can turn into the cozy reading nook you’ve always wanted, inspiring you to explore your unique style and comfort.

Whether your space is large or small, these ideas can help you easily create a reading nook in your Nashville rental house – with no construction required! Want to discover more ways to personalize your rental home? Call Real Property Management Concordia at 623-217-0413 or reach out to us online today!

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