Whether you have a small window seat or a large one, window seating has become a charming little nook that allows you to use it for multiple different things, including a breakfast nook, quiet reading area, or even a simple space where you can watch the sunset. However, even though they have their own sense of charm it is time to decorate them and bring them forth in your décor, regardless of where you have them in your home. The following charming window seat ideas will help you bring the outside directly in.
If we have a corner window seat, consider updating it by creating a simple lounge nook. Lounge nooks are one of the best ways to incorporate a window seat as they allow you to bring beauty to an area while having it become a top contender in what you use every single day. Additionally, it allows you to have a multifunctional space.
Just like any area of the home light fixtures are always a good idea. Therefore, add a light fixture or two in your window seat area to turn it into a brighter space, or as a quiet reading nook. Having that signature light fixture will bring beauty to the space while still having a sleek contrast.
Dining Room Seating
If you’re lucky enough to have a window seat as part of your dining room, then you might want to look into rearranging your dining room décor and making your window seating part of your dining space. Doing so not only bring the décor together, but it gives the nook space a new meaning or even additional seating.
Bedroom Reading Nook
Having a relaxing, warm, bedroom reading nook can help you want to open up a book or two during your downtime. This of it as your new favorite quiet space that allows you to watch the sunset and read your favorite book. When it comes to the décor make sure it flows well with what you already have but add a few throw pillows to enhance the space you might even want to add a cozy throw blanket.
You read that correctly! If you already have the window space yet not sure what to do with it add a bench and give it the spotlight it deserves. Adding a bench not only makes it a focal point, but it brings extra seating to the room while embracing what the room naturally showcases. Consider adding extra seats or even stools to further enhance the seating.
An entryway window seat is a great form of decorating the area that many struggle to find the right décor for. Furthermore, there’s the element of having extra seating in your entryway where your guests can take their shoes off or simply sit and enjoy the view. Add an additional seat or cushions for a cozy appeal.
A large family calls for a large seating space, where you and a few of your family members can sit and enjoy a cup of coffee or hot chocolate. The bigger the area the more decorative elements you want to have, we recommended adding a blanket or two to further enhance that cozy element.
When in doubt on how to decorate your charming window, seat upholster it. Upholstery is an excellent form of adding color, pattern, and texture to what may seem like a simple area that doesn’t need much décor. There is also the element of being able to change your upholstery as often as you would like- a win, win for all.
If you’re truly working on bringing the outside in, having a window seat as part of your sunroom is an excellent form of doing just that. Having that seating space in the sunroom it helps make the room feel like a complete blend between the inside and the outside in a seamless manner.
Cozy It Up
Creating a cozy atmosphere is always a good idea when you want to have one special space in your home that you can sit back and unwind. Add a few pillows and a few blankets with a book or two and fall in love with the space all over again.
Do you have a window seat in your home? If you do please share with us how you decorate it below.