Summer is coming, it’s time to spend some time outside! As we all know, London housing price are increasing. Having a garden is quite difficult in the capital. But you probably have a small balcony, which you’re not taking the best advantage from!
Even a small space can be a cosy space where you like spending time. It’s all about space optimization.
Another problem you can think of with a balcony is the visibility your neighbours may have on it. We understand that you need to make it your comfortable place, without feeling any look on yourself!
With this article, you’ll find some tricks to decorate your balcony and spend more time enjoying London sunny days (when there is some!). All the inspiration you’ll see have been found on Pinterest.
A wicker fenced will first of all permit to make your balcony more private. Most of all, it gives a natural and exotic look that will make you feel relaxed. To add to this bohemian look, you can add a couple of chairs and a small table. Perfect place to relax with your friends and family.
Another great way to ameliorate your space while hiding from your neighbours look! Dispose few green plants around your balcony!
Green plants have a great impact on your well-being. Even if you have only one tiny space, you can always create a relaxing atmosphere, a small Eden garden, thanks to green plants installation.t
Install a wooden panel on the side of your balcony is a great way to gain some intimacy. This idea is cheap and easy to realise. Choosing a pastel colour will just make your decoration easier to adapt and avoid annoyed neighbours (yes, it can happen). At least, once it’s there, they can’t see anymore your outdoor personal space! Adding some wicker furniture will give a natural atmosphere, with some chairs, a sofa if you have a little bit more space. There is plenty of ways to get a cosy balcony.
As we know, Asian culture is specialised on creating relaxing and peaceful decoration. Adding a vegetal wall is a great idea to make your balcony look like a beautiful garden. If your space is too small for chairs or a sofa, why not just creating a wooden floor and adding some colourful and comfortable cushions on which you can sit. On this picture, you can see a great example of a peaceful balcony realised in a small place.
As we saw in all our previous articles, lighting is the most important when creating an atmosphere. You probably want a cosy balcony, romantic lighting to spend evening summer at yours and feel perfectly fine. In the same theme of the romantic and cosy balcony, adding white light curtains will give you some privacy. On the following picture, you can see that with a tiny place, you can just create an amazing atmosphere.
You can add space to your living room by extending it with your balcony. You can create a small veranda by adding transparent blinds and close your balcony. Transparent blinds will let the light enter while hiding from your neighbours. With transparent blinds, you can as well be outside even if it’s raining or it is too cold.
Summer is coming, you need some holidays. Fortunately, no need to go too far! Decorate your balcony with blue colours, stripes and an hamac! As you see on the picture, this tiny space has been adapted and is now looking like the cosiest balcony you have ever seen.
Add some candles, white curtains, and that’s it! You’re ready to spend your summer on the sea, at yours.
Don’t have enough space to put chairs on your small balcony? Porch sitting is the perfect solution. Giving a bohemian style to your balcony, it as well optimises the space. Like that you can invite some friends to have a drink and relax with a book when you’re alone sitting on this intelligent installation.
Look at this picture. The balcony is tiny but the owners did an amazing job by optimising the space. Lights, colours, a table, one chair. It might not be the garden of your dream but definitely, a place where you can relax during a sunny day and enjoy your small balcony more than ever!