Beautiful Balconies

What could be better than a room with a view? Well, perhaps a balcony with a view! Balconies really are the dream. I’m very blessed to have a terrace outside my lounge but I haven’t really made the most of it. Today I thought I would peruse the internet in search of inspiration. What can be achieved with such little space never fails to inspire, vertical gardens, colourful rugs and well placed cushions all accumulate to create a little haven in which to view the world.

This little space has been well maximised, hanging herbs, a corner table and a something soft under foot with a grey rug. Making the most of available space.

Beautiful balcony with rug and retro chair

An interesting shaped balcony here romantically finished off with waterside view, wrought iron and peppered pink flowers.

Tiny balcony with a romantic sea view

Up in the rooftops, a built in seat provides a cosy nook to admire the view.

Balcony with seat and view over the rooftops

Such stunning architecture, on my travels in Paris, Barcelona and Prague I have seen the most beautiful Art Nouveau buildings, often with balconies to die for.

Art Nouveaux balcony

This modern balcony uses vertical planting to great effect, I’m fond of those wire chairs too.

Yellow and pink wire chairs on a grey balcony

What a joyful mix of spring colours!

Pink and yellow flowers abound in this comfortable terrace

Such an idyllic setting, the blue and white cushions mirroring the view.

A crisp white balcony looking on the true blue ocean

What a difference a rug can make, colour even on a grey day.

Red and blue striped rug on a balcony with a colonial feel

Climbing greenery adds vertical interest to this comfortable space

Green planting growing vertically on a calming balcony

A line of light highlights the edge, looking oh so sophisticated in the fading light.

Roof terrace with light around the edge

A little bohemian oasis complete with hanging wicker chair.

Hanging plants and suspended whicker chair on a vibrantly planted porch

A place to kick back and relax, casual planting and slouchy blankets.

Chill relaxing balcony with string lights

That cat’s got the right idea! Simple sun lounger made from wooden palettes, purrrfect. (I couldn’t resist)

Outdoor seating made for wooden pallets

A balcony made for two, a real sun trap with built in wooden seating and lovely views.

Couple sitting amongst the rooftops in their balcony

That view conjures up sun-kissed holidays, a glass of red wine and breath-taking sunsets.

Balcony with mountainous views

Here we have an enclosed area brought to life by a living green wall.

Green vertical planted wall in a modern minimal enclosed balcony

Smart storage, a wooden shelf and hanging herb garden make the most of limited space.

Clever shelf and hanging herb garden for a balcony

Pretty idyllic right? You can just imagine a family gathering, filled with life and love – and that view!

Green vines cover a shady balcony with delcious food

Bringing nature to an urban landscape, this balcony is brimming with life.

Bohemian balcony filled with plants

This double balcony would be perfect for two star-crossed lovers.

opulent double balcony

A real Moorish vibe here, lovely natural, earthy textiles against crisp white plaster.

White terrace with woven red textiles

What a pretty spot to spend an evening, the thoughtful planting adds height, colour and interest to a linear space.

Lanterns light a pretty balcony with pink flowers

Let’s finish with a view, after all that’s what really makes a balcony. I could sit here very happily with a morning coffee and while away the day.

Bonzai tree and stunning sea and mountain views from a shay balcony

 

 

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