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    Turn unused space around the house into extra seating and storage with a minimum of carpentry—and get a snug, homey haven for daydreaming, reading, even napping

    Recess a seat between built-in bookcases, and invite readers to take a load off. | Photo: Eric Roth | thisoldhouse.com

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    • Danella Whittaker

      - another reading nook. Love it! Recess a seat between built-in bookcases, and invite readers to take a load off. This seat's creamy white paint and chunky baseboards complement the window's raised-panel casing. | Photo: Eric Roth | thisoldhouse.com

    • Jezerey Weiderman

      Book nook! Recess a seat between built-in bookcases, and invite readers to take a load off. | Photo: Eric Roth | thisoldhouse.com

    • Alex Smith

      Recess a seat between built-in bookcases, and invite readers to take a load off. This seat's creamy white paint and chunky baseboards complement the window's raised-panel casing. | Photo: Eric Roth | thisoldhouse.com window seat for formal living room

    • McKenna Thomas

      Recessed seat between built-in bookcases. Creamy white paint and chunky baseboards complement the window's raised-panel casing

    • Jeanie Malone

      Recess a seat between built-in bookcases, and invite readers to take a load off. This seat's creamy white paint and chunky baseboards complement the window's raised-panel casing. | Photo: Eric Roth | thisoldhouse.com *I WANT TO DO THIS IN THE STUDY NOOK OF THE LIVING ROOM AFTER WE REPLACE THE UGLY FRONT WINDOWS!

    • Jenny Morrison

      Recess a seat between built-in bookcases. This built-in is done in creamy white paint with chunky baseboards

    • Jade Pugh

      window seat in home office between built-in bookcases would be cute for living room windows

    • Kelly Lofy

      Recess a seat between built-in bookcases or bay window?

    • Shelley Smith

      built-in bookcases and a windowseat

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