cubbies filled with woven baskets topped with a dusty pink linen cushion with white piping as well as matching bolster pillows, pink zigzag pillows in Quadrille Fabrics Petite Zig Zag and dalmatian print pillows in Thibaut Tanzania Fabric.
LR window seat inspiration--but with thick cushion. (Note how backrest plane and then seat plane expand overall width without having to thicken the wall.) Napa Valley House by Steven Harris Architecture (Architect: Eliot Lee)
This is a perfect combo of my two favorite ideas for that space under the stairs leading to the basement. A reading nook AND book storage and shelves . assuming that there is enough space for this there.