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How To Decorate A Balcony In An Apartment

The balcony is usually the last space you have in mind when planning a renovation or remodel for your home. It often get overlooked but the truth is the balcony is a very important space and a great asset to an apartment. Depending on its size, shape and layout, there are several design strategies you can adopt.

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First of all, make some seating arrangements if possible. If the balcony is wide enough, maybe you can ft in a couple of chairs and a small table or perhaps a bench in the corner. It’s important to make it look comfortable and inviting.

Lighting.

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Whether your balcony is enclosed or not, you have to make sure it’s properly lit. there are a number of options to choose from. Go for a whimsical look and use lanterns or strings of lights which you can hang on the walls or something simpler like a lamp or sconce.

Plants.

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It’s a very common practical to decorate a balcony with potted plants and flowers. You can turn the space into a fresh and green oasis. Hang the plants on the walls, on the railings, tables or simply place them on the floor wherever there’s some free space.

Space-saving accessories.

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If you have a tiny balcony then you won’t be able to fit a table and chairs in there. In this case, look for alternatives like fold-down tables which you can attach to the railings for example.

Peaceful ambiance.

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A balcony with a nice view can be like a refreshing oasis, a relaxing retreat so decorate it accordingly. You’ll need a cozy and comfortable chair or lounger, some cushions and a refreshing décor around you.

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Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice on August 17, 2011

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Stefan
Stefan is the owner of Homedit.com – he started the site back in November 2008, from his passion for interior design and decorations and since then the site went from being a simple blog to one of the most popular home design websites on the web right now.

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