Sitting by the window is one of the most relaxing and comfortable places to rest your bones. The warmth of the sun is instantly calming and in that moment there's no better place to be. That's why seating by the window is essential if you've got the space to make it happen.
Window seats are the end-all-be-all of ultimate relaxation but if you haven't got the bones for it in your home, you're not doomed. Find an old bench on Craigslist and give it a fresh coat of paint to liven up your entryway or the space beneath a window in the office.
You can easily create an inexpensive bench using palettes or reclaimed wood — skip the paint when using these materials because they're most beautiful when left bare! If you're lucky and inherited an antique bench from a family member, that's the perfect opportunity to create a sunny seating area.