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Time to take care of that balcony: 6 enchanting examples!

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Balconies are often one of the most loved spaces of any house. With its large openings, outdoor furniture, space for pets as well as pottted plants, a balcony usually is the most hapenning space in any household. Hence, our article today focuses on designs ideas and tips that you can focus upon for taking your balcony to the next level. The balconies that we have chosen for this ideabook range from being extremely compact to fairly large in order that it covers different types of spaces. Read on further, we are sure you will find some handy tips that you can easily employ for your balcony.

1. Before: Underutilized

The balcony had basic finishes and was not utilized correctly. The space lacked adequate sun-shading to protect the residents in the case of sunny afternoons.

After renovation

After renovation, the balcony was provided with a nice colorful carpet that acts as the main backdrop for the space. The architects have further installed comfortable furniture as well as a host of plants to enhance the experience. The balcony was also provided with artistic lamps and hanging artifacts.

2. Sliding glass windows

Sliding windows are one of the most common elements in any balcony of a highrise apartment. Not only does it allows protection of the interiors during harsh weather, it also lets in adequate amounts of sunlight inspite of it being closed for security reasons. Lastly, it saves a lot of space and efforts when compared to a conventional partition system.

3. Solutions for a compact balcony

Don't worry if your balcony is small, with the right ideas it is not difficult to extract the most of the available space. In this proposal, the architects have started with a nice wooden flooring that complements the flooring in the interiors of the house. Further, the architects have opted for a bold black sofa along with a quirky red pillow as well as a neat circular table to add on to the ambiance of the space.

4. Potted plants for a cheerful ambiance

Potted plants are one of the best additions that you can consider for your balcony, irrespective of its size. Just make sure to opt for a multiple variety flowering plants such that the terrace looks lively and full of flowers throughout the year.

5. Storage spaces in the balcony

Apart from the visually aesthetic elements, it is important that you should also focus on the storage aspects of the space. You can allocate decent storage space in the wall niches or below the seating furniture as is seen in this image.

6. Being creative with wooden pallets

Wooden pallets, apart from being used in storage factories, can be nicely used for planting flowering plants or shrubs. You can further go ahead and use the wooden pallets as a framework to install a vertical garden.

If you would like to know more about terrace designs, please click here.

Which of the balcony tips did you like the most and replicate in your house?
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