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Carmen Lock wrote:
I want that Ottoman - Where can I buy an ottoman like this?
   Comment   November 30, 2013
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Remote Stylist
we have similar on - what colour/material and size are you interested in? Email that with your location (zip fine) and this link and I can pull options for you -
November 30, 2013 at 10:29PM     
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zidog wrote:
What is the ballpark figure for buying and installing a skylight like this. I love this space so much.
   Comment   October 2, 2012
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Spectrum Skyworks Skylights & Canopies
$100 per sqft.
April 6, 2014 at 10:27PM     
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jlzhou1 wrote:
where did you get your bookshelf? - and how high is it?
     Comment   August 17, 2012
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It looks like a Montana bookcase. If you do a search you can see for yourself how many different sizes and posibilities there are.
July 31, 2013 at 11:55AM     
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crazynelson wrote:
Where could I buy this ottoman at?
   Comment   February 20, 2012
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I'm another one echoing "where to get that ottoman?"!

I wish the people who post these photos would occasionally come back to read the comments....and answer questions, sigh. What's the point, otherwise?
October 3, 2012 at 6:19AM     
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I want it too !!!! Could someone let us know where to get one from !!!
October 3, 2012 at 5:53PM     
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lehua wrote:
Tell me about the ceiling windows. Will it keep the water and moist out in a damp rainy area or will there be a problems.
   Comment   January 19, 2012
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Josina Bergsøe
the rain falls down in a gutter ;-) as you can see on the attached picture
January 19, 2012 at 6:48AM     
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Thank you!
January 19, 2012 at 11:17AM   
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ukaul wrote:
Where did you get the glass made ..?
   Comment   January 12, 2014
jenniferv wrote:
Glass roof - Hi, I love the glass roof. Can the windows open?
   Comment   August 25, 2013
Raquel Williams wrote:
Could the glass roof be a possibility for an attic in an old Victorian house? If so, what's the approximate co - Our attic is accessed by stairway, has walking/standing room through 50%+ of the space, peaked ceiling lengthwise, & six attic windows. Its currently used for storage & not insulated. I envision either a multi-purpose space or master bedroom as possibilities. The glass ceiling is stunning & would tremendously increase the amt of natural light. Flooring is solid wood & sturdy but could be carpeted for increased comfort. Before I consider, I'm curious of the cost & possible needs (permits & such). Any suggestions?
   Comment   August 31, 2012
tempe110 wrote:
Could I get a source for those chairs and the ottoman? They are great!
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A cozy reading nook. If you’re lucky enough to have an attic equipped with great windows, it’s likely to have the best sunlight in the house. Install shelving for books, pull up some comfy chairs and catch up on your favorite reads.
Scheer & Co. added this to Make a Space Special with Glass
This is an example of a great use of space in a potentially wasted room. The low/pitched ceilings present a challenge, but making them giant skylights brings in tremendous light. (Adding low bookshelves and comfortable seating encourages NOT standing too tall here). More: Life in a Glass HouseIndoors, Looking Out
This large great room has enough room for two seating areas as well as a work area for Bergsøe and her husband. This nook at the end of the space takes advantage of the room's slanted ceilings by creating a cozy reading spot with built-in shelving. Skylights open the space to the forested view. Armchairs: Bo-TikkenStriped cushion: Gode Vibrationer
Keep organized in tight spaces. Keeping things neat and organized is definitely part of the Scandinavian aesthetic. Josina Bergsøe's home in Denmark is a great example of using even the tightest space to squeeze in extra storage. If you have a challenging space like a sloped ceiling or tiny alcove beneath the stairs, consider having a pro install shelves or cabinets. It often costs less than you might think, and the improved use of space is worth it.
Cathy Lara added this to Sunrooms Shine in Different Ways
Kelly Scheer of Frisson says of this reading area, "[Here's] an example of a great use of space in a potentially wasted room. The low pitched ceilings present a challenge, but making them giant skylights brings in tremendous light."
Laura Fenton added this to Dig These Decorative Planters
A collection of potted plants in the home of blogger Josina Bergsøe takes advantage of the slanted skylights. The lime green pots act as a welcome pop of color in the room.
Samantha Schoech added this to Attic Bedrooms Rise and Shine
In this attic, half the roof became a skylight, making the room feel big and loftlike despite the low ceilings. More: Create more living space in the attic or basement
Furnish it with your favorite pieces. This space is all about relaxation, so scout furnishings that will encourage exactly that. “A cozy chair and ottoman are ideal so that the reader can put their feet up,” says interior designer Diane Bishop.

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Interesting chairs.
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windows meeting shelves. . . .
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Book shelve to put under window line in living area. Double as a bench sear
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