Whether you have a first-floor patio or an upper-floor balcony, your apartment may not have much in the way of private outdoor space. If it’s time to add some fun, colorful accessories to spruce up your apartment’s patio with accents that remind you of the great outdoors, you may be searching for more creative methods that will make your patio stand out from the others. With only these simple ways to incorporate nature into your apartment balcony décor, you’ll improve your quality of life in your condo or apartment with ease.
The first step to making the most of your small outdoor space is by adding a living accent to the drab patio or balcony. Purchase a cute box planter for flowers, herbs, or even small vegetables. If you’d prefer to add the plant to the living area of the patio or balcony rather than the side, invest in a medium-sized planter for a small indoor-outdoor tree. Real plants may need a home during cold winters, so make sure you have space for them.
Alternatively, if you lack a green thumb, consider filling your patio with realistic artificial plants. When the plants look realistic enough, they give the same effect that real plants would without the hassle that comes with caring for real plants.
Hide the Concrete Floor With an Outdoor Rug
Sometimes, the best way to amplify the effect of your patio furniture is by removing the ugly concrete flooring of the patio beneath it. While you may not be able to replace the flooring, you can purchase an elegant outdoor rug to make the time you spend outside more pleasant. If you’re searching for the feeling of fuzzy grass beneath your feet while you’re suspended high above the ground, consider the benefits of an artificial turf rug. Since the area of your balcony or patio is limited, you may need to customize the size of the rug to fit within your boundaries.
Decorate With Warm, Twinkling Lights
You may not be able to see all the stars from your spot in the city, but you can create a stellar illusion with beautiful strands of fairy lights at night. One of the simplest ways to incorporate nature into your apartment balcony décor is by adding new lighting to your space. Whether you use the simple elegance of a strand of lights or add an extravagant outdoor lamp is up to you. But sometimes, changing the lighting to match what you want in your ideal outdoor space can make your apartment patio more bearable.