20 Cozy outdoor nooks inspiring your inner bookworm

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Creating your own little slice of heaven with an outdoor nook doesn’t have to be a major overhaul, the perfect reading space can be all yours with just a little ingenuity. It can be as simple as a giant cushions with some pillows, a throw in case you get chilly and maybe even a mosquito net to keep those pesky things from interrupting a deliciously good novel. Whatever you decide to create for your outdoor space, it should reflect your personality and be a quite place where you can escape, even just for a little while.

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Have a look at some other super cool outdoor inspiration that we have featured in the past here on 1 Kindesign and be prepared to get mega-inspired! 58 Amazing bright and colorful outdoor living spaces and 54 Cool and relaxing outdoor living spaces to welcome summer.

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Steps lead down to a beautiful garden reading nook.

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Tucked in a garden is this cozy little hideaway that provides great shade for reading a book. String some inexpensive fairy lights to provide some ambiance and an oval bevelled glass mirror adds some sparkle and depth. Complete the look with some outdoor toss pillows, maybe a seat cushion for extra comfort and a throw to keep you warm on a cool day. You could design the top of the seat to open and store pillows when not in use.

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A hanging Papasan chair would be a simple DIY project to make. The idea is to hang a papasan chair in an outdoor area of your choosing (try World Market or Pier 1, or even a flea market), get some heavy duty rope to suspend it and toss in some cozy throw pillows and maybe even a throw. The perfect idea for a comfy little reading nook to enjoy the great outdoors! Maybe even a great place to take a nap?

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Design a covered bench in your outdoor space for reading on your patio or garden space. If you want to add extra comfort, stack cushion or pillows.

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Photo Sources: 1. Itsy Bits and Pieces, 2. Pottery Barn, 3. Pinterest, 4. Imgfave, 5. Elle Interior, 6. Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape, 7. Mi Casa, 8. Sweet Home Style, 9. Toronto Gardens, 10. Pinterest, 11. Ryland Peters, 12. Apprentice Extrovert, 13. Inspirations Deco, 14. HGTV, 15. House to Home, 16. Traditional Home, 17. Sun-Surfer, 18. Hvitur Lakkris, 19. IKEA Livet Hemma, 20. House to Home

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