Take a Seat: Master Bedroom Sitting Area Ideas

By simply adding a chair, a sofa or even a bench to your master suite, you can create a multifunctional space where you'll be happy to retreat at the end of a busy day.

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February 10, 2020

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Comfy + Cozy

A plush, curved loveseat in a calming hue of blue makes for a sweet sitting area in the center of this modern master bedroom. The curved shape of the piece allows occupants to easily walk around it while also serving as an intimate spot to relax.

All the Heart Eyes

Instagram influencer Sabrina Tan took cozy to a whole new level in her master bedroom. Plush, pink velvet chairs rest at the end of the chic bed, creating an oh-so-inviting sitting area for two.

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Trendy Treatment

A rattan swing chair sits on a brass stand in the corner of this neutral space for a trendy addition to the magazine-worthy bedroom. A fluffy, textured throw takes the chair's coziness factor to the next level.

Grab a Book

A sitting area isn't always just about the furniture. Here, rich velvet curtains create warmth within this brightly lit nook while brass reading lights allow for an escape into a good book when the sun goes down.

Window Seating

A buttery leather sofa sits beneath an oversized window in this transitional master bedroom. The floor-length curtains allow the sun to stream in or can be closed to enjoy an afternoon nap on the sofa beneath.

A Spot to Unwind

This master bedroom's inviting seating area consists of an armless loveseat and two rattan lounge chairs under a bay window that provides a spot to read, relax and enjoy the stunning views of the backyard after a long day.

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Front and Center

Relaxing just got even easier in this space thanks to two oversized upholstered gray armchairs, a feathery white sofa and an array of cozy pillows. A tufted pink ottoman serves double duty as a coffee table and footrest in the middle of the area.

Charming Chairs

Enjoy the latest binge-worthy show from the comfort of your bedroom with a cool and cozy seating area. Two crescent-shaped accent chairs, a small accent table and a large round skirted ottoman set the stage for relaxing in comfort.

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Family Gathering Spot

A master bedroom sitting area can be a great gathering spot for the whole family. As seen here in Christina Anstead's bedroom, a sleek sofa and trendy poufs add a layered look to the room and also serve as a hub for cartoon-watching with her husband and kids on weekend mornings.

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Tucked-Away Nook

This small nook in the master bedroom is transformed into an indulgent escape thanks to the addition of an antique bench, warm wall lighting and inviting pillows.

Modern Interpretation

The design masterminds at D2 Interieurs brought modern glamour to this lakefront master suite. A structured, midcentury-inspired chaise longue offers a prime view of sunsets over the water and provides the perfect spot to dive into a new book.

Picturesque Comfort

Dark green walls contrast with light, neutral furnishings in this inviting sitting area that comes with an unobstructed view of the outdoors. The soft blue, tufted ottoman adds another level of comfort to the design.

Made for Naps

Encourage lazy afternoon naps by replacing the usual pair of armchairs or sofa with a daybed. Topped with a few unique pillows, this cozy area can just as easily serve as a seat for two or lounging spot for one.

Twice as Nice

Two cream longues make for double the design envy. The upholstered chaises wear matching cashmere throw blankets and share a brass-and-marble side table. A modern brass table lamp illuminates the area while a pair of sleek floor lamps offer individual light to each longue for late night reading.

Boho Infused

Infuse your favorite design style into your space without going overboard with a curated seating spot. Here, a pair of boho swivel chairs and a drum coffee table serve as a natural focal point at the foot of the bed.

Kick Back and Relax

This majestic master bedroom has two zones — a sleeping area and a sitting area. The inviting sitting area is packed full of glam and style, from the modern coffee table to the contrasting hot pink and navy blue throw pillows.

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Sunny Corner Retreat

Taking cues from the blue and gray bedding and area rug, designers added an oversized gray-striped chair with a blue-patterned lumbar pillow to the corner of the master bedroom. A small wooden side table, woven white pouf and metal floor lamp enhance the stylishness of the cozy corner.

Ultimate Relaxation

To give the homeowners a more usable, less overwhelming space, designers brought in a jewel-toned sofa, white chairs and a faux animal hide rug. The seating space adds subtle color to the large space and gives the homeowners an extra place to relax in their master bedroom.

Midcentury Moment

In the corner of this abstract and multicolored bedroom sits a pastel pink accent chair and table. The midcentury modern lines of the chair add just the right amount of pizzazz without stealing from the bold wall behind.

Posh Pair

Talk about total relaxation! These two sling-style accent chairs feature sleek black metal frames and plush cushions, making the area ideal for impromptu movie nights or unwinding after a long day.

Welcoming Wingback

Bay windows welcome sunshine into this stately master suite and provide plenty of natural light for relaxing with a book on the handsome, wingback chaise. A modern floor lamp adds to the ambience of the design while a striped lumbar pillow enhances the cognac leather chair with coziness.

Flooded With Light

In this master bedroom, a sofa at the foot of the bed is a graceful transition into a naturally lit sitting area. The lucite coffee table extends the room's airy look.

Fireside Retreat

Turn on the gas fireplace, grab a book and curl up in this wow-worthy sitting area. The round upholstered ottoman is ideal for a small area because it works as a footstool, tea table or additional seating.

Boho Book Nook

This bohemian cottage nook provides a place of comfort and solitude. A hanging egg chair dangles between four windows to soak up sunlight throughout the day. Fuzzy white pillows pair with a striped, gray-and-ivory throw to add softness to the chair for the ultimate relaxing retreat.

Take Your Pick

With views spanning from downtown Los Angeles to the Pacific Ocean, this master retreat is a real California dream. The room offers two areas for lounging with a long, cushioned bench at the foot of the luxe bed as well as an inviting accent chair nestled by the open windows.

Edgy + Eclectic

This master suite is edgy, eclectic and totally glamorous — a winning combination. A black velvet loveseat sits atop a hot pink rug to add to the boldness of the room.

A Serene Space

The master bedroom doesn't have to be a place where you only go to sleep. It can also serve as a space to relax, unwind or just hang out. To make this bedroom the ultimate retreat, a sofa for three along with two gray armchairs creates a set-up for conversation.

Sip in Peace

An abundance of natural light flows into the master bedroom from the wall of glass windows where occupants can enjoy unobstructed views of the mountains. Two armchairs sit beside a wall of Montana moss rock which offers a peaceful spot to enjoy coffee in the mornings.

Surrounded by Beauty

Midcentury modern is the theme in this sitting space thanks to the addition of two green velvet accent chairs with stylish brass legs. The chairs can swivel to face the bed or the Potomac River outside.

Calming Colors

Sit back, kick up your feet and relax in style with the addition of a chaise longue in your space. Here, calming hues of blue and gray make the area that much more serene.

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Breathtaking Views

Talk about sitting area goals! Impressive views await the space's occupants as well as a pair of cushioned armchairs for an oh-so-comfortable experience.

Dreamy Chaise

A minimalist style chaise brings a cozy touch to the corner of this airy and modern master bedroom. The oversized longue appears crisp and clean with bright white, down-filled cushions and modern metal legs.

Boho Meets Modern

This vibrant master bedroom mixes traditional sensibility with bohemian design, from the patterned wallpaper to the large blue velvet sofa and swinging chair. The options are endless for seating in this space.

Plush Comfort

The rest of this grand home is bright and colorful, so the homeowners wanted the bedroom to be a serene contrast. The palette was inspired by the ocean, down to the patterned sofa at the foot of the bed.

Oh So Glam

This glamorous white and red master suite features a sitting area with soft upholstered side chairs in white, a contemporary loveseat in red and a modern coffee table. A trio of elongated windows allows occupants to enjoy a healthy dose of natural light.

Luxe Longues

Twin chaise longues nestle into the bay window in this transitional master suite. The ivory longues are enhanced with matching, gray and white accent pillows and offer a snuggly space to nap or dive into the latest bestseller.

A Splash of Green

A dreamy green sofa serves as the focal point in this black-walled bedroom. Incorporating a colorful piece of furniture is an easy and stylish way to infuse color into any space.

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Relax in Style

This master bedroom space features an elegant sitting area, inviting queen-size bed, lots of natural light and pops of hot pink which, combined, is the lap of luxury.

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Perfect for Lounging

Whether you choose the cozy armchair in the corner or the plush sofa adorned with pillows, an inviting and calming atmosphere awaits you in this bright master bedroom retreat.

Breezy in Blue

The master bedroom spills seamlessly out to a large lanai overlooking Maui's waterfront which makes unwinding in the space's sitting areas that much easier. The furnishings' palette of breezy blues is inspired by the unbeatable coastal setting.

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