A window sill . The ideal place to decorate with flowers, objects, cushions or to place a piece of furniture underneath. Nowadays, the window bench is a common trend.
There are several contemporary versions and often modern designers arrange the window sill with a lot of attention. In the United States, this space is arranged with a mattress or filled with cushions. It's not out of date, on the contrary, it's functional and practical. As much as one has a window support so much enjoy it, is not it? Which configuration to choose for this space? If you also want to transform this space into a cocoon in the best possible way, discover our selection of 80 fabulous planning ideas ...
Window sill decorated and arranged with small library
Sitting comfortably on the windowsill with a beautiful view of the outside, enjoying the sun and the pure white beauty of the falling snow ... That's a scene that can happen to you if you have a window shelf and it is still undeveloped. Did you know that in the Middle Ages, window shelves served as seats? Women who worked with their hands could sit and enjoy the light of day while doing business.
Large storage cabinet with bench placed below the window
Large comfortable sofa: functional and practical idea to save space
Lay out the space below the window, it's simple. First of all, it all depends on the size of your window sill. If it is small, it will then think of a piece of furniture (a bench or other) that you can place. Then just put a mattress not very thick, lots of cushions against which to rely, a blanket (for really cold days) and here is your corner of rest and reading ready ! The space below the bench can be turned into a small library or storage space for some of your belongings. Take a book and contemplate the landscape with tea at your fingertips, meditate, relax, enjoy to the full ...
Very large sofa in an eclectic interior
The transformation of your window sill will help you save space and rethink the redevelopment of your room space. If your window sill is too small and narrow, before installing any piece of furniture, take the right steps so you do not end up with a bench too high. Another solution, ecological and economic, are the wooden pallets . You can tinker with your own furniture at a small price. If your window sill is placed very low and the height allows it, it is also possible to simply put some big cushions on the floor.
Idea of furniture and furnishing by Ikea
Another idea, very suitable, is to decorate and green this space with indoor plants that live throughout the year regardless of the season (succulent, succulents , cactus and others). Bring nature into your little paradise ...
Storage idea with two green Ikea stools
You will see that it is not difficult at all to take full advantage of the winter season. If you're not a big fan of winter, designing a cozy area - such as the window bench - will help you appreciate the beauty of this season while staying warm. If you do not have a veranda or terrace, window sills are ideal for turning them into a relax area with a beautiful view. It is possible to install a bedside table to deposit your cup or your book. To energize the whole thing, you can paint the frame of your window in a different and crisp color.
Children's room with large reading area
Relaxation, rest, reading ...
Little paradise corner with beautiful view
Large sofa in an elegant interior
Reading corner in a library