This living room feels endlessly expansive thanks to its high ceiling and wall of windows and French doors. A built-in bookshelf niftily tucks into one corner, matching the cozy mood of the leather armchairs.
This built-in bookshelf and an alcove window seat covered in throw pillows make for the perfect corner to relax with a good book. Pendant lights hang overhead illuminate the area while a nearby fireplace warms the space on cold days.
A plush beanbag chair and bookshelf that's easy for little hands to reach make this reading corner an instant hit. The colorful furnishings as well as the toys and books themselves brighten up the space with a rainbow array.
Since this guest bedroom is so spacious, the designers were able to include a window seat and a built-in bookshelf in the far corner. At night, visitors can pull down the roman shade to enjoy the boho pattern and some privacy.
The traditional bedroom in this Ontario countryside farmhouse features high vaulted ceilings giving the room an airy feel. Classic hardwood lines the floors of the space, with plenty of room for a large white bookshelf, sitting chair, and corner TV stand.
A built-in bookcase and gorgeous gray armchair ensure that this corner of the master bedroom is as elegant as it is comfortable. Because so much of the space is defined by neutral walls, the chinoiserie jars add interest without being too distracting.
On the other side of the family room, a plush pink armchair cozies up next to a built-in bookshelf, creating a colorful reading corner. A golden floor lamp sits within easy reach and casts a warm glow across the space at night.
Chalkboard paint creates a fun corner in this newly renovated, Craftsman-style kitchen. In the space, apple green subway tile complements the reddish tones in the Shaker-style cabinetry. A wall-mounted plank shelf is a nifty storage solution and a stylish touch.
This spacious living room features a floor-to-ceiling Southwestern vibe, as seen in the tall wood paneled ceilings and deep manganese tile flooring. Angle iron accents the fireplace corners and opening, while decorative pottery and other items line a built-in shelf shelf along the neutral wall.
An orange accent wall complements the orange in the patterned area rug padding the concrete floor. A large built-in entertainment center surrounds the television with ample shelf space for decorative display. A wood armchair with brown cushions and matching ottoman offers seating in the corner.
A popular way to integrate storage into a shower is with a wall niche, but adding one can be a costly addition. An excellent cost-saving alternative is to use a mitered piece of tile installed into the corner as a floating shelf. The only added labor is the cutting off the shelf tile, as well as any wall tile to which it will be attached.
In this corner of the room, a ruby-red canvas commands attention. Two armchairs below add to the eclectic aesthetic, though their small-scale prints keep all eyes on the artwork. A bookshelf proudly displays a mix of modern and vintage accents unique to the client.
An inviting glider and ottoman make a cozy resting corner in this nursery for baby and mom or dad. The side table offers a convenient perch for a parent's cup of tea while overhead, the bird-shaped shelf provides wonderfully whimsical storage.
This sunken wine cellar is a completely hidden room that can't be seen from anywhere within the home — large wooden bookcases in the hallway conceal it. Once the homeowners invite you in, the curved steps leading down into the room will keep you in suspense until you come around the corner. What a nice surprise!
Creating space is an art in this small living room area. A bookshelf behind the sofa, a small office space in the corner and garden area beneath the window all fit comfortably in the space, leaving plenty of room for a comfortable and stylish seating area which includes a gray tufted sofa and two deep blue velvet armchairs..
For the new craft room, converted from a former breakfast room, Joanna Gaines commissioned a custom work table from furniture artisan Clint Harp. The 4' by 4' table has integrated shelf units that serve as supports at two corners.
Against the wall in the loft space, designers created vignettes to meet the owner's needs. In one corner, a blue chair rests in front of a bookshelf to create a reading nook bathed in light, while just a few feet down a keyboard sits underneath a window, providing the owners with a creative space in their loft.