What’s better than finding the perfect book, sipping on the tastiest cup of coffee, or laying down to watch your favorite binge-worthy Netflix show? Having the comfiest, coziest place to curl up and do any of the above. If you are looking for ideas to inspire or style your reading nook, you have come to the perfect place. These 30+ coziest reading nook ideas will make your remodel or DIY project a breeze.
Reading Nook with White Wood
Photo credit: Books on the Thames on Instagram
How cute is this simple little reading nook? Just enough room for you to curl up with your favorite book and enjoy the outdoor view. Make this a new favorite spot you’ll never want to leave by throwing a big comfy pillow and a plush blanket on your nook and you’re all set!
Fairy Light Reading Nook
Photo credit: Alice’s Little Free Library on Instagram
Fairy lights are the perfect accent to spice up any room or nook in your house. Hang them over your reading nook to provide a little extra light for night reading! You can also build your own bookshelf so you have all your favorite books on deck.
Farm House Reading Nook
Photo credit: Riverside Design on Instagram
The perfect look for any farmhouse or cabin! Built-in shelves are great for additional decor or your favorite reads. Not a reader? No problem! This style reading nook is big enough to turn into your favorite Sunday napping or cuddling area.
Elegant Family Nook
Photo credit: DiStefano Brothers on Instagram
Not all nooks need books! You can use this amazing spot to get some Sunday work done on your laptop, enjoy your favorite cup of coffee, or simply chill!
Cottage Style Reading Nook
Photo credit: My Charmed Cottage on Instagram
I love this cottage reading nook. It is so simple yet very functional- you have everything you need all in the same area, a footrest, a place for your wine, and a spot for you to sit back and relax.
Photo credit: CosyQuirk By Mohicka on Instagram
Not all nooks look the same! This cozy nook is perfect for an apartment or house. You don’t have to have a pre-made indent in your wall to enjoy your own reading area, just make one! Grab a hammock, a few books, and cozy blankets and there you have it!
Cozy Windowsill Reading Nook
Photo credit: Francine on Instagram
Boho vibes and great views. You don’t have to be a book worm to enjoy a nook. To be honest, I am not a huge reader (although I would like to be) but there is something so calming about having an area to relax, meditate or even snooze. Plus, this is big enough for two so it can be a great space for the family.
Simple Adult Reading Nook
Photo credit: Nest Studio Collection on Instagram
Adults need reading nooks too! This simply styled nook is a great addition to any bonus or living room in your house. Paint on any vibrant color to make your lounge spot pop and create a statement.
Lake House Reading Nook
Photo credit: Bluerock Utah on Instagram
Lakehouse nooks are the best nooks. I love a good nap after spending all day in the sun or out on the boat. This cozy corner is perfect for any getaway spot when you need to take some time for yourself.
Rustic DIY Reading Nook
Photo credit: Austin L. on Instagram
Real rustic and real comfy. I love finding reading nook inspo that doesn’t require me to actually have a nook in my house. This is the perfect do it yourself lounge area without having to be a master crafter. It is all about creating a space that you love and can relax in!
Staircase Reading Nook
Photo credit: Brooke Wagner Design on Instagram
Now this is what I think of when someone says reading nook and what a great use of space! When I want to hunker down with a good book and a cup of tea, I like to feel snug and secure. This staircase area is my dream nook.
Built-In Reading Area
Photo credit: Prospect Dwelling on Instagram
This style reading nook is to die for. Simple yet adds so much decoration and style to the room. This is a great way to spice up any living area in your house or apartment and built-ins have a special place in my heart.
Reading Nook Room
Photo credit: Debbie Knight on Instagram
A whole room dedicated to cozy, now that is what I am talking about. This bonus room is a perfect inspo for your teens or yourself. It is also a great way to entertain because you fit all your friends or family in your nook! Imagine a movie night or book club in this room.
Lounge Chair Reading Room
Photo credit: Hana’s Happy Home on Instagram
A whole room just for being comfy and cozy, how great is that! These lounge chairs are amazing and I could nap here all day, or drink wine (if you couldn’t tell already, my favorite past time).
Teen Bedroom Nook
Photo credit: Kasia on Instagram
This is a great nook to build in your bedroom or your teen’s room. DIY shelves and a couple of oversized comfy pillows and you are all set.
Cozy Living Room Nook
Photo credit: zluxcasa on Instagram
I love this cozy reading room nook because it can be used for your personal getaway or a place to entertain your favorite people. The best of both worlds right here!
Family Reading Bed
Photo credit: Pimlico Interiors on Instagram
Perfect for any kids room! I’ve seen plenty of parents try to squeeze into their kids bed to read them a nighttime story. Instead, build them a nice nook so everyone can enjoy and relax.
Outdoor Boho Reading Bed
Photo credit: Destination Own on Instagram
How amazing is this outdoor boho reading bed! Grab me a glass of wine and I would never leave. This could become your new favorite spot in the house and it is so simple to put together!
Four Seasons Nook
Photo credit: Scandi bohemian interiors on Instagram
Another one of my favorites, this nook is so my style and right up my ally. I love a nook with a good view because like I said, not much of a reader here. Having enough room to spread out and relax after a long day is just what these are made for.
Crafty Kids Nook
Photo credit: Professor Toy on Instagram
Kids love to relax too! This child’s reading nook is too cute and perfect for any kid’s bedroom. No construction necessary just a little imagination and Pinterest inspiration 🙂
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Play Room Nook
Photo credit: Bright Lab Lights on Instagram
So simple yet so cool. Hanging hammocks are the way to go when you want to create an awesome area with little effort, all you have to do is hang it up! Plus there is something so relaxing about being able to swing while you read and relax.
DIY Living Room Nook
Photo credit: Gina Odom on Instagram
Feeling crafty this time of year? Try our this DIY reading nook area for your and your furry friend. We all know that our pets are going to join us when we get away to rest or relax so built them their own little spot to chill!
Bedroom Lounge Nook
Photo credit: Alison Rhea Designs on Instagram
Dream room inspo right here! I could only imagine having a designated lounge area in my bedroom (living like a true queen) This look is so cute and easy to create in your own way.
Vibrant Kids Nook
Photo credit: Center Peace Interior Designs on Instagram
How fun is this nook! I love the vibrant colors and cool sayings, this is definitely something I could see in my house one day. This is a great space for you or your kids! There is something here for everyone.
Men’s Built-In Home Library
Photo credit: Partners in Renovation on Instagram
Need an area for your man?! This men’s inspired nook is the best place for your man to watch his football, game out, or to get away when you need some alone time. It can be a great spot for your boys to do school work or hang with their buddies!
Sweater Weather Vibe Nook
Photo credit: Aubrey Lee Smith on Instagram
Sweater weather vibe is my vibe! Being able to curl up here, watch the snowfall down and sip on some hot cocoa is my definition of perfection. This is also my dream napping spot any day!
Lounge Chair Reading Area
Photo credit: Kanika Babal on Instagram
Cozy and classy! There is something great about a simple and elegant space to relax in. Nothing to clutter the mind just a great space to be still and chill.
Clear Glass Home Library
Photo credit: Our Cali Home on Instagram
There is something relaxing about a perfectly organized bookshelf, am I right?! Access to endless reads right in your nook is a great way to set it up. This nook is the perfect set up to get sh*t done!
Boho Reading Bed
Photo credit: Huis To Home on Instagram
Any space by the window can be transformed into your personal getaway! Cuddle with your favorite pet, grab a book and you have the perfect way to end your day.
Comfy Elevated Reading Spot
Photo credit: Kathy Peterson on Instagram
Another great nook! I love the idea of being able to curl up in a built-in lounge area. The built-in shelves are perfect for storage and decoration, plus I always need somewhere to set down my wine glass!