Get the most out of your small space
Start Your Morning With a Bistro Set
Bistro sets are perfect for small patios and balconies! A bistro set typically consists of a table and two chairs, which makes them perfect for sipping a cup of coffee on beautiful spring and summer mornings. You'll find bistro sets in a wide array of styles ranging from classic wrought iron to modern woven wicker motifs. The compact design of a bistro set means they should fit nicely in your balcony or a small patio area. Sit back and relax with your favorite book or just chill out as you enjoy the view.
Try a folding bistro set if you need to maximize your available space.
Ottomans Add Comfort and Style
With their versatile design, outdoor ottomans are a perfect companion for a small balcony or patio. This comfortable furniture features a small footprint, and many include soft cushions for instant seating. Use them to prop up your feet or to give guests a comfy place to sit and relax. Ottomans come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and designs to suit your personal style. Sturdy ottomans with a flat top can also double as a coffee table.
Choose an outdoor storage ottoman to make the most of smaller areas.
Brighten Things Up With String Lights
Add light and cheer to your patio or balcony area with outdoor string lights. These vibrant lights are easy to use, and they're perfect to wrap around a balcony railing or to tack against an exterior wall. Choose outdoor-rated string lights that you can enjoy throughout each season. Perfect for parties and outdoor entertaining, these lights come in a myriad of styles and brightness levels for your entertaining needs.
To save on energy costs, choose LED or solar-powered string lights.
Protect Your Patio Sets
If you live in an apartment or condo, you may not have a place to store your patio furniture. Keep your investment protected from bad weather with umbrellas and durable, weather-resistant patio furniture covers. You'll find these covers in a variety of sizes and shapes for a snug, protective fit. Slide the cover over your furniture whenever it's not in use to extend its lifespan.
Make sure your patio furniture cover is made of durable material that will resist the elements.
Make Your Patio Pop With Pillows
Give your balcony or patio area a burst of personality and colour with decorative pillows. Not only are outdoor pillows fun, but they also add a layer of comfort and support to your patio furniture. Choose colourful tropical patterns for summertime flair. Modern geometric designs will give your patio a contemporary touch. If you prefer something more traditional, look for patio décor pillows in a solid colour scheme. Read the care instructions to find out which pillows feature a removable, machine-washable cover for easy maintenance.
You can add outdoor pillows to chairs, sofas, and benches.
Keep The Party Going With Privacy Screens
If your balcony or patio is right next to your neighbours, you can get extra privacy by adding a screen. These durable screens not only help you create a private outdoor space, but they're also quite stylish. Your privacy screen should be lightweight and easy to move so you can change the configuration as needed. You can get screens made from a variety of materials including weather-resistant wood and metal. Pick out a unique design that will complement your décor!
Tie the Room Together With An Area Rug
Make your outdoor space complete with a soft, colourful area rug. These rugs are made of special materials that can handle weather like rain and snow. A quality outdoor rug should remain colourfast so it doesn't fade in the sun. You'll find outdoor area rugs in a variety of fun colours, patterns, and sizes to fit beautifully into any patio or balcony. Most outdoor rugs are also fine for the indoors, too. Choose one that will accent your furniture to create an inviting gathering space.
Outdoor rugs come in square, rectangular, round, and runner shapes, just to name a few.
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