18 Small Balcony Decor Ideas That Will Liven Up Your Home

Balconies are often the most neglected part of a house. This is especially the case in small apartments where balconies are often used for storage. If it’s not being used to store boxes, balconies are home to a plant or two and a chair for convenience. However, there is so much you can do, even with the smallest balconies. It’s difficult to find small balcony decor ideas which suit a limited budget and time constraints, but we’ve done the job for you.

Here are 18 small balcony decor ideas which will brighten up your home and give your apartment a unique identity. The best part is that none of these ideas will need too much time or money to execute. All you need is a balcony, however small, and some creativity.

1. Buy simple wooden furniture and decorate it with flowering plants

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2. Make a cozy nook by hanging fairy lights or tossing them on big plants

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3. You can also put lights on a step ladder and make it the focal point of your balcony

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4. Get functional but beautiful furniture like this table that doubles up as a hanging plant holder

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5. A spot of bling is always welcome, wherever it may be. Here, you can see how simple and cost-effective outdoor furniture has been lifted with those shiny planters.

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6. If you want a minimalist look, get bar stools and a table that can fit on the railing, like in this picture. The neat placement of the plants adds to the minimalist decor

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7. If you want to go even more minimal in your balcony design, here’s another idea which is really easy to do

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8. Enclose your balcony (if permitted) and make a reading corner for yourself

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9. You can also create a convenient, trendy home office in an enclosed balcony

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10. Create a neat wall of plants. This is particularly useful if you have a small budget

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11. You can also add lights to your wall garden to make it brighter

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12. Who said you can’t have a proper garden in an apartment? Use grass carpeting to complete the look

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13. If elaborate gardens aren’t your thing, here’s a simple design with wooden furniture which will make your balcony the best spot in the house

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14. You can even create an exclusive corner for your kids. Just make sure the railings are well-sealed

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15. You don’t have to limit yourself to small plants for your balcony. Tall plants and small trees can add instant happiness to your balcony decor

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16. If your neighbour’s house is too close, or if you’re on a lower floor, you can also use tall plants for privacy

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17. Sometimes, apartment balconies are so tiny that they can’t fit more than one person at a time. In that case, you can put huge plants in your balcony and save on the cost of curtains. The plants will give you all the privacy you need and you can enjoy a green view all day long

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18. Add a boho vibe to your balcony with a macrame backdrop

 

Macrame backdrop from The Hippie Vibes

 

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