Guest Groups: Rainy-Day Reading Spaces

When the weather is dreary, be it raining or snowing, the first thing comes to mind is curling up with a good novel. I believe every home should have a particular place to sit, relax and read. Whether you fancy a house library or a reading nook, these 20 items will ensure that your space will feel a little more like your new preferred escape. — Trina from La La Lovely


Stacked Paperback Wallpaper – $198

If you’ve got a reading nook or corner, I believe this background is beyond fun. It will play up the”library” feel when space is tight.


Read by Carmyn Joy Photography – $20

This photograph of a genuine library in Sweden is magnificent. It is going to surely add any drama your small reading corner may lack.

Graham and Green

The Jester Armchair – GBP 895

It’s hard to locate a furniture piece that’s both friendly and formal. This velvet chair would definitely be quite convenient, in both style and comfort, for a library or dining room.


Fiddleleaf Fig Tree – $12

Just a small greenery in a dark reading corner always adds an excess touch of life, especially when it’s cold or rainy out. I’ve been needing a Fiddleleaf Fig like this one for quite some time.

Graham and Green

Lighting totally sets the ambiance for a space, and what actually creates a reading room into a library is the best sconce. Mount these straight onto a bookshelf for a small extra drama.

Gift Republic

First Class Bone China Mug – GBP 9.99

After reading, a cup of tea or coffee is obviously in order. I would love to sip milky tea from this bright mug while reading a classic.


Burlap Backed Bookcase – $2,998

Aside from books, a library or reading room requires a bookshelf the most. I am in love with this one, as it looks like it just jumped out of an old English manor.


Embroidered Penguin Classics, Black Beauty – $11.20

Of course you will need your favourite books to fulfill your bookshelves, however you will want to displayfront and centre, a couple books that are equally as pretty on the outside as the words printed inside.

Serena & Lily

Hammered Metal Tray Table – $225

This tiny table would be just right in a library or reading corner. It would be absolutely comfy next to a table or window seat and pleased to maintain your cup of java.

Jayson Home

6-Foot Field Bench – $3,650

This stunning bench could make a window seat in a moment’s time. I believe that it would also be just as happy tucked into a small corner or corner. Curling up on this bench with a book in hand would be pure bliss.

West Elm

Seagrass Basket, Oversized – $129

Baskets are excellent catchalls for publications, books and papers. This basket will work good in both conventional and contemporary reading rooms.

West Elm

Alphabet Candles – $10

Reading by candlelight — what could be more relaxing? I love the design and quirk these candles would add to a home library. Their letters set well with the books.

Utility Canvas

Printed Throw Blanket – $145

Getting lost in a book on a snowy or rainy day asks a blanket. This blanket would do just fine. It’s neither overly stuffy nor overly casual.


Brass Coated Shell Bookends by Vintage Lancaster – $18

Bookends are like the icing on the cake so far as books are concerned. I love these metal seashells. They are shiny and take my thoughts adrift to sunny days.


Twin Beacons Lamp – $798

A reading lamp is a must for a house library, reading corner or even just a chair in quiet corner. I adore the style of the twin lamp; it’s double the fun.

Jayson Home

Vintage Oushak Rug – $2,095

This classic rug are the very best thing to produce a rather ordinary room into a house library. The dark colours are so rich and the routine is perfection.


Vintage Brass Bamboo Tray from Vandrey Industries – $26

A menu which sits on your bench or shelf and holds your cup of tea or coffee is a must. This gold bamboo tray is so interesting.


Sage Decorative Pillow – $117

This routine would add just the ideal amount of interest to a reading chair or bench.

Traditional Armchairs & Accent Chairs – GBP 950

Leather chairs are almost a must in a house library. I believe the worn feel of the chair, particularly, fits the bill. I’ll take two, please.

Nursery Works

Tree Bookcase – $850

This is 1 way to think beyond the box when it comes to saving your books. If you are likely to make a reading nook, why not make it inviting for small ones while also incorporating some interest for adult eyes? I would love to have these bookshelves for my children.

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