The Nook

In all the excitement/exhaustion of remodeling our house last year, one small but pretty magical discovery was overlooked. We FOUND an extra little room in our house…

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As we stripped off the old siding to insulate and weatherproof the house, we found a secret space in our bedroom.
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We decided to put in a window. Yep. That’s a big hole in our bedroom.
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New window from the outside.
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From the inside.
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We added a beam for support.
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That was a lot of work!
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It’s starting to look like a nook!
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A warm nook! (all the blue is insulation.)
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We added a closet.
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Looking cozier.
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Trim makes all the difference.
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More details.
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More trim and…
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A single bed with drawers!
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Or is it…
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A double bed!
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A nice cozy reading nook with a closet, drawers, and a bed! Now, it’s nap time.
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