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7 Balcony Updates for Under P1000

Spruce up your outdoor space with these reasonably priced decorating ideas

Photography: Dairy Darilag (Main Photo)

Phones, laptops, and other gadgets were designed to bring people closer together, but they can often drive loved ones apart. This is because we can sometimes pay more attention to our social media accounts than to the people that are actually around us. We miss cherishing moments and making memories with the ones that matter most because we are occupied with our handheld devices.

If you think that this applies to you in some way, you might want to create a special area at home where you can temporarily disconnect your devices and finally reconnect with your family and friends. You can transform your balcony and other outdoor spaces into a place perfect for relaxing on your own or bonding with those close to your heart.

To help get you started, here are decorating ideas that you can consider today.

Hang up a hammock

What could be more calming and relaxing than an old-fashioned duyan? A hammock is perfect for taking naps and reading books!

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Choose poufs or pillows

Make the outdoor area more comfortable by placing soft poufs or oversized pillows on the floor. You and your guests can use these as extra seats.

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Pick a bright color

A few vibrantly hued furniture and decor can immediately change the look of your outdoor space. In this Batangas home, a red cushion, red table, and red stools are used to spruce up the spacious balcony.

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Revamp old furniture

If you have a garden chair that you have owned for years, it may be the ideal time to refurbish the piece. After painting the seat, let it dry, and top with throw pillows of your choice.

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Invest in a garden swing

To create a charming space, you may also consider installing a garden swing! Although this is more expensive than the other decorating ideas on this list, it is certainly worth it. Both the young and the young-at-heart will definitely appreciate this piece.

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Create another sala

You may even want to turn the outdoor space into a complete living area. Just remember to choose furniture pieces that will not be permanently damaged by a little rain. 

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Opt for a hanging garden

If you are living in a small space and you do not have a balcony, you should consider making a vertical garden. You can bring the outdoors in by mounting potted plants and decorative touches on your wall.

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