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Get The Look: 6 interiors buys inspired by Emily's stylish reading nook
Emily wanted to create a space where she could relax with a good book.

Each week, we step inside a reader’s home, and indulge in some copycat behaviour, creating a shopping list inspired by their interior style.

This week, Emily Woodcock’s (@mollys_vintagevibes) reading nook was our inspiration.

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“A relaxing reading space surrounded with my plants is the look I wanted to create,” says Emily. “No matter how small an area you have, I think it’s possible to create this look.”

I love getting cosy with a good book surrounded by my favourite things so I wanted to create this in a small nook in my home.

“The plants give me a sense of calm, as well as encouraging the flow of oxygen. I surrounded the area with my favourite prints. I just love how prints can completely transform a space.”

Aldi, H&M and Strandfield Cafe & Florist were Emily’s main ports of call when decorating this room. Below are six high-street items that’ll help you get the look in your own home…

1. Monstera plant, €15, Ikea

There’s no such thing as too many plants when decorating a space, as Emily has proven. 

BeFunky-design (5) Ikea Ikea

2. Light up hashtag, €17.49, Etsy

Emily’s hashtag sign is an old buy from Aldi, but this one is just as cool. 

BeFunky-design (7) Etsy Etsy

3. Maggie Stephenson print, €31.83 ($37.99), Society6

This print is an exact match for Emily’s.

BeFunky-design (6) Maggie Stephenson / Society6 Maggie Stephenson / Society6 / Society6

4. Patterned cushion, €35, Harvey Norman

A cosy cushion is necessary for a reading nook. 

BeFunky-design (3) Harvey Norman Harvey Norman

5. Plant stand, €22, Ikea

Update an old plant pot with this rattan stand. 

BeFunky-design (8) Ikea Ikea

6. Artificial plant, €20, Jysk

If you don’t have a good track record for keeping plants alive, opt for artificial ones instead.

BeFunky-design (4) Jysk Jysk

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