15 Beautiful Balconies You’ll Love

For apartment-dwellers, sometimes it’s hard to get a daily dose of the great outdoors — but that’s what the balcony is for. There’s nothing better than spending the last lingering days of summer and first crisp weeks of fall hanging out on your balcony with a morning cup of coffee or a night cap in hand. After decking your own terrace out like these 15 beautiful balconies — you’ll never want to come inside again!

1. Rustic Meets Graphic: Keep things interesting on your balcony by pairing plaid and vintage accents with a geometric-print outdoor rug. (via Design Sponge)

2. Matchy Matchy: Pull off a posh look with balcony decor in coordinating colors — bonus points for using lots of pink! (via Bright, Bold & Beautiful)

3. How Bazaar: Brighten up your balcony with pillows and patterned rugs in Moroccan motifs. (via Lark + Linen)

4. Pillow Talk: Pile on the pillows in hardy outdoor fabric for an inviting balcony look. (via House + Garden)

5. Mix It Up: Mix and match textiles with different prints and textures to create an eclectic balcony vibe. (via HomeSpirations)

6. An Unexpected Touch: Keep girly accents in check with an unexpected rustic element, like this rattan canopy. (via Architecture Art Designs)

7. Pretty Pastels: Keep your balcony feeling light and airy with pastel furniture and touches of cream. (via Trash the Dress)

8. Boho Balcony: Go for a more bohemian feel with floor pillows in psychedelic patterns. Don’t forget the greenery! (via Emily May)

9. Show Your Stripes: With a striped rug and pillows this bright, you can keep the rest of your balcony muted — which will let a great view shine! (via Messy Nessy Chic)

10. Bright Lights: Bring on the big, bold colors. You can even incorporate some color with a bright string of lights. (via Ikea)

11. Pattern on Bottom: Pump up your balcony style with a patterned floor and contrasting colors in saturated hues. (via Lark + Linen)

12. Black and White: Keep things classic with a black and white color scheme for your balcony. Try hanging plants everywhere for a sort of indoor/outdoor jungle. (via Spice Interior Designs)

13. Simple Elements: All you really need for the perfect balcony is one sleek dining set, a few vibrant plants and a super bright rug. Perfecto! (via Freshome)

14. Privacy, Please: For extra balcony privacy, try hanging a simple curtain, and illuminating it with a pretty string of lights. (via Apartment Therapy)

15. Urban Garden: Give your green thumb a boost with a greenhouse that’s the perfect size for a balcony. (via Remodelista)

Which balcony above has inspired you to give your own balcony a bit of a makeover? Tell us in the comments below!