Last updated on July 13th, 2021
No matter how small or basic your balcony is, it is your only way to get a dose of sunshine. And, with the increasing urbanization and lack of space, if you have a balcony, consider yourself lucky.
You don’t need a big budget to start decorating it. We have curated 9 clever and inexpensive decorating ideas that will turn your balcony into a walk-in paradise.
1. Employ Space Saving Accessories
If you have a small balcony, then think of space saving, savvy accessories that serve a dual purpose. For instance, this planter-cum-laptop table is the ideal combination where décor meets functionality.
2. Measure First, Buy Later
Before you start with decorating your balcony, remember to measure the area and then buy furniture pieces accordingly. If you don’t do that, chances are, you might end up with oversized furniture that doesn’t fit in the area.
3. Use Natural Materials
India experiences high temperatures during the summer months. Hence, opting for organic materials to decorate the balcony is a great option. Make use of natural materials like wicker, wood, and terracotta in the form of furnishing and décor to make your balcony pretty!
4. Attach Planters to the Balcony Railing
What better way to decorate a balcony than railing planters. Plant colorful summer flowers and let the blooms do the rest!
5. Connecting the Indoors to Outdoors
A clever way to make your small balcony appear bigger is by blending the outdoors and the indoors. One of the ways to do this is by installing glass doors and using similar color palette both indoors and outdoors.
6. Make Use of Angles
Make that awkward corner of the balcony work by installing a hammock in the balcony. Since the summer days are here, you can enjoy the evening breeze resting on the hammock!
7. Add Color
Don’t forget to add color to your balcony in the form of plants and furnishings. Add colorful throw pillows, rugs, and other décor items to decorate your balcony.
8. Light it Up
Another classic way to decorate a balcony: Turn your balcony into a cozy paradise with lights. Make use of fairy lights, candles, and tiki torches to decorate your balcony.
Flooring plays an important role in making your balcony a walk-in paradise! Instead of keeping the usual tile flooring, make use of fake grass carpet to get the feeling of nature, every time you step into the balcony.