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Create a cosy reading nook

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On a cold, wet and windy day there is nothing nicer than curling up with a good book somewhere warm and cosy.

With all the modern day distractions of TV, games consoles and iPads, it’s nice for kids to take time out and enjoy a little screen free time in a snuggly den with a book.

You really don’t need to spend a great deal of money or time making a reading nook, just think cosy thoughts and go with it.

First of all, find your nook. Depending on where you live this could be a window seat, a snuggly chair on a landing, the corner of a bedroom, or for those of you with very limited space, even the end of a bed. That’s the good thing about nooks, they’re everywhere.

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How to make a cosy reading nook
  • Choose your little space.
  • Gather together throws and cushions in different textures and fabrics.
  • Maybe add a comfortable seating cushion or pad – then build up the snuggly cushions around the outside of the nook. 
  • String up some fairy lights for a magical feel. 
  • Add a basket to store books in. 
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