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03/23/2013 09:03 am ET Updated Mar 26, 2013

8 Ways To Create A Reading Nook For Cuddling Up With A Book

There are few things more relaxing than spending a Sunday afternoon at home and curling up with a good book -- so why not create a cozy area just for this purpose for your family to enjoy? A reading nook can also be the perfect way to transform an awkward corner, windowsill or loft space into a warm, comfortable area for a little R&R.

Whether it's for kids or grown-ups, these cozy, well-lit reading spots will set a peaceful tone in any room, and they're surprisingly easy to set up. If you're thinking about adding one to your home, click through the slideshow below for eight tranquil and restful design ideas.

Tell us: Do you have a reading nook in your home? Would you ever add one to your living room or playroom? Share your thoughts in the comments or tweet @HuffPostHome.

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8 Ways To Create A Relaxing Reading Nook
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8 Ways To Create A Relaxing Reading Nook

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