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Cozy Ideas To Design Your Balcony

A balcony is usually what makes a home feel complete. It’s just not the same without this area that connects you to the outdoors. Depending on the size and shape of your balcony, you could choose from a variety of design and décor options. Let’s say it’s just a standard balcony. There are still some options you could explore.

An eating area.

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Have a few extra chairs for potential guests that might stay for breakfast

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Use colors that match the exterior for a cheerful atmosphere
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Use plants and flowers if you want to feel like you’re in a secret garden

Having breakfast on the balcony is several times better than just sitting in the kitchen. First of all, you get to enjoy the fresh air and to start your morning on a positive note. Also, if you’re lucky, you’ll also get to enjoy the views. You’ll get to admire the weather and get prepared for your day and turning the balcony into an eating area is actually quite simple. You just need a table and two chairs.

A sitting/reading area.

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A lounge chair would be a very comfy choice for the balcony
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Create a cozy sitting corner with a few chairs and a side table
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For an even more cozy décor, use pillows, blankets and area rugs
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Relaxing on the balcony and admiring the views is one of the best feelings in the world
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Don’t forget to accessorize your sitting area with everything you need

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Another option would be to turn your balcony into an inviting and relaxing sitting area. It’s a perfect spot for when guests come over and you get to chat while enjoying the fresh air and the views. Also, you could turn the balcony into a reading area. Reading on the balcony is very pleasant. It’s quiet if the location allows it and you get to listen to the sound of the wind through the trees.{image 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6}.

A garden.

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If your balcony has glass doors, this will provide you with a very nice view from the room
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Don’t forget to use color if you want the décor to be dynamic and fresh
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You could also let the plants take over your balcony walls as well
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The plants and flowers could also just be a refreshing setting for your sitting area
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In a small balcony, a vertical garden would be a wonderful idea

If you’re the type of person that likes nature and enjoys admiring it, then you could turn your balcony into a garden. It could be very fun to transform it as you get to landscape and choose the plants you like best. You can even plant a tree if you have the space. If you like, at the end you could sneak in a chair and make the garden your sanctuary.

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Posted in Outdoor on March 21, 2013

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