Summer in Canada goes by way too fast. Want to make the most of the fleeting season? Transform your private outdoor space to savour the season’s sunny days and cozy nights. These products will elevate a basic balcony into an urban oasis you’ll never want to leave. Here are some small balcony decorating ideas to get you started just in time for summer entertaining.
Embrace laid-back summer living with cozy outdoor seating. Chic patio egg chairs are this season’s must-have outdoor statement piece.
CANVAS Sydney All Weather Single Outdoor Patio Egg Chair, Canadian Tire, $450.
Let There Be Light
Lighting your outdoor space doesn’t have to break the bank. A simple set or two of outdoor string lights will add a touch of hygge to your balcony – perfect for summer entertaining.
Outdoor String Lights, Amazon, $25.
Stylish outdoor pillows are an easy way to add a pop of personality to your outdoor space. Inspired by the different shades of the ocean, this pillow reminds us of all the beach days ahead!
Seaside Outdoor Cushion, Simons, $25.
Even after a good spring cleaning, balconies can get dusty quickly. Interlocking wooden floor tiles are a stylish alternative to the grey concrete floors found on most balconies.
Solid Teak Wood Interlocking Flooring Tiles (Pack of Ten), Amazon, $140.
Set the Mood
Illuminate those long summer nights with more than one outdoor lighting option. This modern metal lantern comes with a flameless LED candle so you can enjoy a warm glow without worry.
Small Black Metal Lantern, Indigo, $40.
Al Fresco Must-Haves
Decorating your outdoor patio table doesn’t need to be complicated. Bring resort-style touches to your outdoor entertaining spaces with coastal-inspired accessories like this white bamboo tray.
White Round Tray with Bamboo Trim, Bouclair, $40.
Tie it Together
A gorgeous outdoor rug can work magic in even the dreariest of balconies. This classic black and white striped option adds a pop of pattern that really pulls the space together.
Stripe Outdoor Floor Runner, Black and White, Amazon, $57.
Metal Side Table
When you’re decorating your balcony, don’t be afraid to go bold. Bright colours like this neon flower patio side table help make a space feel like a happier haven.
Perera Metal Side Table, Wayfair, $157.