With so much to do every day, people do not have enough time to remember the need to have a rest at the end of it. We are passionate about the process of achieving our goals, and we rarely remember that we once loved to read, draw, play chess, just engage in simple and pleasant activities, just take a break sometimes and do nothing more than enjoy life and what there is in it. Books, board games or a favourite creative activity, certainly deserve our attention.

Create a cosy nook

Before getting started on the design of the lounge area, you need to find a suitable location for it. Naturally, it needs to be a place which is a set a little apart from the rest of the house, even if it’s actually within one of the other rooms (living room, bedroom, office).

So, you can organize a reading area if:

  • You have an attic or mezzanine floor;
  • There is a room where the window sills are quite wide;
  • There are unused and very deep corners;
  • You always dreamed of a hammock or a hanging chair;
  • You inherited a luxurious rocking chair;
  • The house has a cosy nook.

Of course, the place intended for reading and resting should help to focus the mind, therefore we recommend that you take some time to make the right choice. It’s also best to avoid placing such an area near the kitchen, playroom or children’s room (unless you organize a similar area for the children themselves).

It is worth noting that the chosen reading place should get plenty of natural light, which is why a free spot beside the window is often chosen.

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