15 ways to turn your small balcony space into a blooming oasis
Simple and smart ideas for decorating your balcony like a green garden
Think for a second, how much time do you spend on your balcony? Not much, right? This is because you still haven't decorated it by following our simple yet powerful tips. It is really not as difficult as it might seem at first glance and I will lead you through all the intricacies of the exquisite design of balconies.
Today, we will discuss in detail the three main themes for decorating balconies filling every square inch profitably, will touch on the problem of decorating small balconies and choose the right furniture for every occasion. So the themes:
- Creating a cozy garden from an empty and unpresentable balcony
- Balcony decoration for a romantic candlelight dinner
- Turning an empty balcony into a comfortable lounge
Of course, there are many more inspirational topics for design, and perhaps I will write another article about others. But these three are the most interesting in my opinion for where to start. Here are collected 15 ideas on how to do it in the best way. So …
Turning a balcony into a blooming green garden
Everyone loves greenery and every balcony decorated with a lot of vegetation and flowers always attracts the eye. It doesn't matter what kind of flowers you like, the main thing is that there are many of them. Large and small, red, white, pink, any color will do, just place the flowerpots around the balcony and hang them on the railing. It has already become much more comfortable, hasn't it? The real small blooming garden …
It remains to arrange the furniture. Here I will give some tips. Choose furniture made of metal or plastic, wooden furniture may be more comfortable, but believe me, after a few rains you will no longer want any wooden furniture on your balcony. Also, if you have a small balcony, this is more of an advantage than a disadvantage. Yes, you have to forget about the barbecue, but you can place a cozy sofa and voila, the perfect place for morning coffee or evening cocktail is ready. Well, flowers don't get along well with the heat from burning coal.
When you start decorating your balcony, see below, I have collected some photos for your inspiration. There are ideas for small balconies and large terraces and all with a lot of flowers and evening lights. Such approach, I must admit, adds beauty and comfort to you interior. I hope some of these ideas will appeal to you.
Smoothly moving on to decorating the balcony for a romantic dinner
There is no better place for a pleasant romantic candlelit dinner than a cozy balcony. Lots of flowers, evening lights, soft furniture and fresh air, all this things already creates the necessary mood. You don't need a lot of furniture here, even a small table and a couple of chairs will fit comfortably for two glasses of wine and a snack. Of course, if dinner implies a continuation, then it will not be superfluous to move to the sofa at the end. A soft seat for two and a beautiful view guarantee a perfect night out. Well, at least they will bring it closer.
In general, if the weather permits, it is always better to spend the evening with your loved one on the balcony, instead of a stuffy room. Here, I also have a few ideas for decorating a balcony in a cozy place for a romantic dinner or an evening cocktail with the company.
Cozy lounge area for long hours on the balcony
A versatile option that fits almost any balcony. If you spend a lot of time at home, you definitely need a place to relax. A cozy corner where you can calmly read a book, chat on social networks or even work on a project. And in this case, there is no better place than a cozy balcony. Of course, if you have already designed it. A bucket chair or a low sofa is the best choice of furniture pieces for such a balcony interior. You will also need some spotlights and curtains in case you want to be alone for a while. The number of flowerpots with flowers is also not limited. Or maybe you like cactus or aloe, they will be the best choice here.
Thus, you can see that decorating a balcony is not as difficult as it might seem. With our ideas and tips, you can create your own unique cozy design that you will like. Do not worry if you have a small balcony, the photos in this article have great solutions for this case. Decorate the walls with paintings or floral hanging installations and you will see how much more comfortable your balcony will become.