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Making the most of your balcony – tips and tricks

Many people long for a big garden where they can read a magazine and drink their morning coffee in peace. Unfortunately, not all people have the possibility to enjoy such a luxury, but sometimes, you got to work with what you have. In this case, if you have a balcony in your apartment, then you are lucky and you should transform it into your little private oasis of outdoor space. No matter if your balcony is a small one or not, you can still make the most out of it. Moreover, just think of your balcony as your tiny garden that does not require a lawn mower. Also, you do not need a lot of space in order to enjoy your favourite book and a cup of tea in the evening. Not to mention that you can always spend time on your balcony whenever you feel like you need a breath of fresh air. So if you want to transform your little outdoor area and maximize its potential, then continue reading below.

Green up your little private space and use outdoor string lights

You do not need a big backyard in order to do some gardening, so make the most of your balcony by adding some flower pots. Moreover, you can find pots that are specially designed to hook onto balcony railings, and if you want to beautify a boring and simple flower pot, you can always use floristry ribbons UK. Just tie some ribbon around your flower pot to give it a personal touch. Also, if you want to give your balcony a romantic vibe, then you can actually set the mood with some outdoor string lights.

 

Choose affordable flooring and durable furniture

You do not have to buy the most expensive outdoor flooring in order to make your balcony look its best. For example, choose wood deck tiles for they are very easy to install. As for the outdoor furniture, pick something that will last you for some time. To go hand in hand with the wood flooring, choose pieces of furniture made from hardwoods like Cedar, Redwood or Teak.

 

Throw a small party on your balcony

If you need more space for your guests, then make sure to also bring the party outside, but not before installing a wall-mounted bar on your balcony. Moreover, an outdoor bar is great on a daily basis, not just when you feel the need to party. Just think of a hot summer day and a smoothie prepared next to your lovely succulent plants.