Building & Renovating

Jumpstart Your Day: 5 Pretty Balconies from Pinterest

See these charming nooks and be inspired to spruce up our own space


There are days when all you want to do is rest, relax, and enjoy some quiet time. There are some who enjoy the coziness of their bedrooms and there are also a couple who would love to spend hours in the garden. If you only have a small balcony to work with—especially those who live in condominiums, you can still enjoy a breather. Be motivated to liven up this side of your home with these lovely pegs from Pinterest.

And speaking of Pinterest, for everyday pretty and inspiration, make sure you follow Real Living on Pinterest: /reallivingweb.

Main photo from Homedit.

Consider working with prints. Choose colorful pillows and an area rug with Chevron patterns. Complete the space with potted plants for a refreshing touch.

Photo by Ines Topalli via Pinterest.

If you're the type who enjoys coffee or tea while admiring the view outside, you can set up a chair and a small coffee table to accommodate your belongings. Spruce up the space with plants placed in charming planters.

Choose a rug with horizontal stripes to make the narrow space look wider.

Photo from Deco Crush.

Fond of the beach? You can actually channel the vibe of the sand and sea within the confines of your balcony! Choose vibrant colors for the soft furnishings. Complete it with neutral-colored rug and beach-inspired accessories. 

Photo from Homedit.

Create a mini oasis by filling the space with plants. Maintain a mini garden by putting your succulents, cacti, and herbs on display. Make use of the vertical space by working with hanging planters or installing shelves where you can put the plants.

Photo from Gioia di Vivere.

You can have a dining room extension in your balcony as well! Turn it into a romantic nook by hanging lights and setting up a mini round dining table and two chairs. To create the right mood, choose warm lighting. You can even set up a mini bar for drinks! 

Photo from DigsDigs.

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