Victorian farmhouse attic finished-reading nook...I would love to curl up with a good book in this space!

Victorian farmhouse attic finished-reading nook...I would love to curl up with a good book in this space!

Warning: You may have the sudden urge to declutter your attic and convert it into a book nook.

Warning: You may have the sudden urge to declutter your attic and convert it into a book nook.

This imaginative homeowner made good use of some unused space in​ his Kennebunk, Maine attic. Creating a library/study using old furniture, simple bookshelves, oriental rugs and other items to make this space a cozy and interesting place to read or just hang out and relax. Sometimes it doesn't take much,  just a little creativity.

This imaginative homeowner made good use of some unused space in​ his Kennebunk, Maine attic. Creating a library/study using old furniture, simple bookshelves, oriental rugs and other items to make this space a cozy and interesting place to read or just hang out and relax. Sometimes it doesn't take much, just a little creativity.

custom attic library that boasts extra-long shelves, transforming a difficult and otherwise empty space with rows of beautiful books. If you prefer your library on the traditional side, check out designer Susan Vanden Heuvel’s reading room, below — complete with dark woods, luxurious, leather seating, and custom storage space (even in the ceiling).

custom attic library that boasts extra-long shelves, transforming a difficult and otherwise empty space with rows of beautiful books. If you prefer your library on the traditional side, check out designer Susan Vanden Heuvel’s reading room, below — complete with dark woods, luxurious, leather seating, and custom storage space (even in the ceiling).

What a lovely way to use an attic space!  While tablets and pads are overtaking paper, I still love a good library!

What a lovely way to use an attic space! While tablets and pads are overtaking paper, I still love a good library!

Warning: You may have the sudden urge to declutter your attic and convert it into a book nook.

Warning: You may have the sudden urge to declutter your attic and convert it into a book nook.

attic library absolutely must have. Don't like the chair, but love the idea of having a hidden reading nook

attic library absolutely must have. Don't like the chair, but love the idea of having a hidden reading nook

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