Use Lots of Cushions
Rather than having furniture that is going to take up a lot of space, put around some cushions and pillows that you can sit on. This is going to help you save space, and they are also a lot easier to bring in when you need the space for something else or when you know that bad weather is coming. They are fun, portable, and they are very comfortable. You can also change them out as your styles dictate or to go with the seasons. So many options from which to choose.
Use Your Balcony’s Railing
Want to eat out on your balcony but it’s not big enough to set up a table? If you have a railing on your balcony, you have a quick and easy way that you can set things up. You can build a breakfast bar right on your balcony using plywood. You also can buy a table pre-made that will fit snugly on your ledge. Simply add a couple of stools. Voila! You have a tiny space that you can u se for enjoying your coffee or a snack while you scroll through email or Facebook.
A breakfast bar isn’t the only thing that you can use your railing for. Use it for decorating your balcony with flowers and other items. Your railing is so versatile that you can likely find a lot of uses for it.
Do you enjoy sitting outside in the evening? You’ll want to add some lighting to it. Rather than using built-in sconces or overhead lighting, create some lighting using real or fake candles, string lights or lanterns. It can be very romantic and a great place to sit with a glass of wine.
These are just some of the ways that you can decorate your small balcony. Keep in mind that if you are renting, you might need to get some approval from your landlord for a couple of these tips. However, most of them are able to be set up and removed without changing the balcony’s structure.
Let your imagination go wild and see what you can do with your balcony. We have given you some ideas to help you get started. Use our tips and some ingenuity of your own and you may just surprise yourself at what you think up.