The Only Things You Need for a Cozy Apartment Balcony

A balcony is not only a private place but an area of peace and relaxation as well. Regardless of its size, you would want it to be a cozy area where you can spend some quality time alone or with your friends and family members. From pillows to rugs, you can add almost anything to give it that cozy vibe. So, without further wait, let’s begin. 

Small Table

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Camco Adirondack Folding Side Table
Sundale Outdoor Folding Deck Table

 

 

Adding a small table to your balcony with a pair of chairs is going to make it a lovely dining area. Whether it is breakfast, lunch, or dinner, you can set it up for the right occasion and enjoy your meal. Furthermore, we would suggest you go for a portable table that allows you to set it up and fold it to make space whenever you want. 

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Camco Adirondack Folding Side Table

Ideal for snacks, drinks, and electronic devices, you can easily unfold and fold the Camco Adirondack Folding Side Table for perfect outdoor use.

Sundale Outdoor Folding Deck Table

The Sundale Folding Deck Table with three adjustable positions for railing along with three adjustable desktop height positions makes it a good option for meals and snacks.

Lighting

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String Lights, Lampat 25Ft G40 Globe String Lights with Bulbs-UL Listd for Indoor/Outdoor Commercial Decor
SKYFIRE Led Flower Fairy Lights

 

 

If there is something that could please your mood besides the flowers and plush green balcony garden, it would be the lighting. You can place fire candle lamps on the floor or hang a strip of LEDs over the railing or on the wall. Fairy lights are one good example as they are not heavy on the budget. In addition to that, Chinese lanterns could be a great option as well if you are looking to bring some diversity in the area.

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Lampat String Light

String lights by Lampat are 25 clear G40 bulbs that are 25 feet long in total. These are ideal for balconies, patio, and special occasions such as birthdays and anniversaries, etc. 

Skyfire LED Flower Fairy Lights

Skyfire LED Flower Fairy Lights are IP65 waterproof. These lights utilize advanced solar batteries for a 17% energy conversion rate. Not only that, but the built-in 600 mAH battery also ensures that the lights provide long working hours.

Privacy Screen

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StangH Wide Outdoor Curtains
casa pura Balcony Privacy Screening Cover

 

 

Even though a balcony allows you to enjoy nature at its best, but sometimes you need your privacy, especially if someone special amongst your friends or family members is visiting you. This is a great way to keep yourself out of sight while still being able to enjoy the sunshine and fresh air. These units are affordable, could be easily installed, and either rolled down or up, depending on your privacy needs. 

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StangH Wide Outdoor Curtains

The StangH Wide Outdoor Curtains are waterproof and rust proof plastic garments. These curtains will keep the rain at bay while allowing you to spend your time at the balcony. Furthermore, they can also block sunlight and UV rays as well as up to 99%.

Casa Pura Balcony Privacy Screening Cover

Made to withstand extreme weather conditions is this screening cover from Casa Pura. It is super-strong, durable, easy to clean, and dries fast as well. It provides 90% protection from the sun and is pet friendly as well. 

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Shade&Beyond 8' x 10' Sun Shade Sail Canopy Rectangle Sand
Safavieh Natural Fiber Collection NF114A Basketweave Natural and Beige Summer Seagrass Area Rug
Safavieh Courtyard Collection CY6062-236 Indoor/ Outdoor Area Rug

 

 

Sunshade

A sunshade should be installed to keep yourself protected from the relentless sunshine and rays of the summer season. Moreover, the sunshade will also help you during the drizzly days and keep you dry as much as possible. With a plethora of options available, you can choose amongst sunshades with UV and heat-blocking fabric. You can hook them with the railing or the wall to set up according to the direction of the sun. 

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Shade & Beyond Sun Shade

The Shade & Beyond Sunshade is constructed from 185 gsm high-density UV protectant polyethylene shade fabric. It features a seamless stitch and durable stainless-steel D-rings in each corner. Available in multi-colors, you can choose the one that matches the furniture and other balcony settings. 

Rugs

Placing a rug on the floor will allow you to create a decent sitting area if you have multiple people visiting your place. Then again, you have a huge variety to choose from, but it would be better if you opt for a rug that goes with the overall theme of the balcony. There is no need to purchase expensive handmade rugs as you can achieve the same result with mid-range products as well. 

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Safavieh Beige Seagrass Area Rug

This Seagrass Rug from Safavieh with its natural fiber basketweave summer seagrass brings nature’s touch to your balcony. Available in multiple sizes and border colors, you cannot go wrong with this rug.

Safavieh Outdoor Area Rug

Safavieh yet again offers an outdoor rug that is durable and features no shedding. It can withstand high traffic as well, which makes it a worthy option for your balcony. 

Hanging Chair/Hammock

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Y-Stop Hammock Chair Hanging Rope
E Everking Hammock Chair Macrame Swing

 

 

A hanging chair/hammock is probably one of the best additions you could make to your balcony. You will, of course, want your balcony to have a laid-back vibe. It could be easily installed with the ceiling or could be supported with a standing beam. In the early days, hanging chairs were made from woven rattan, but today they are constructed from PE rattan, which is a super-strong, durable, and waterproof material.

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Y-Stop Hammock Chair Hanging Rope

Made from soft polyester/cotton, the Y-Stop Hammock Chair is both durable and comfortable. It comes with two pillows, one hook, a hanging rope, and a hanging bag for you to install it with ease.

E Everking Hammock Chair Macrame Swing

The E Everking is hand-washable and can withstand weight up to 260 pounds. In addition to that, it is lightweight as well which allows you to easily remove it and install it anywhere in the apartment or the balcony.

Floor Pillow/Cushion

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Higogogo Solid Square Seat Cushion
Aakarshan Mandala Floor Pillow Cushion

 

 

If you have an apartment on rent, then opting for things such as floor pillows and cushions is going to be a wise choice as compared to expensive furniture. You can purchase floor pillows and cushions for half the price and for multiple people to sit comfortably at the same time. And, since they are available in almost every color, you can pick the one that matches the vibe of the balcony. 

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Higogogo Solid Square Seat Cushion

The Higogogo Solid Square Seat Cushion can comfortably accommodate two people at the same time. It features skin-friendly corduroy fabric and a thick breathable cushion for unlimited hours of relaxation.

Aakarshan Mandala Floor Pillow Cushion

The Aakarshan Mandala Floor Pillow Cushion is designed for comfortable sitting, allowing multiple people to sit at the same time. Considering the quality and softness of the cushion, it is an ideal pillow for balconies and patios. 

Tiles

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Office Marshal Acacia Wood Deck Tiles
Revtime Outdoor Rubber Deck Tiles

 

 

Installing tiles in your balcony can change the overall look of it. For instance, you can choose to install wooden tiles that are both easy to clean and will complement the furniture and other settings as well. In addition to that, you can place your cushions and floor pillows over it to create a larger sitting area. Since they are easy to maintain, you will have no problem in making them look new every single day. 

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Office Marshal Acacia Wood Deck Tiles

The Office Marshal Acacia Wood Deck Tiles are made from 100% solid Acacia wood. These are interlocking patio tiles that are sanded and oiled for a smooth, stunning finish. In addition to that, these tiles are waterproof, non-slip, and overall, naturally weather-resistant as well.

Revtime Outdoor Rubber Deck Tiles

The outdoor rubber deck tiles from Revtime are interlocking tiles made from micro-porous granular material, allowing it to be water permeable. It is non-slip, even in the rain. The tiles feature hard plastic locks that keep the tiles interlocked perfectly. Lastly, since the tiles are weather-resistant, cleaning them is as easy as anything.

Plants

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CobraCo HTR24-B 24-Inch English Horse Trough Planter, Black
Kinglake Flowerpots

 

 

There is nothing better than setting up some plants to give your balcony a natural feeling. Since there is a wide variety of plants and pots etc. you can either hang them or place them on the floor, depending on your preference. We would suggest opting for planters and flowerpots. As a great addition, you can create a mini balcony garden as well, which includes tomatoes, strawberries, and flowers, etc. to be as close to nature as possible.

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CobraCo English Horse Tough Planter

The CobraCo English Horse Tough Planter allows you to plant your blooming annuals, including marigolds and fuchsia, etc. Thanks to its sturdy and beautifully designed framework, this planter is well-worth the investment

Kinglake Flowerpots

Made from durable metal iron and available in 10 different colors, the Kinglake Flowerpots are designed to hang on fence railings and come with drainage holes to ensure that your plants remain ventilated and well-maintained.

Final Words

When it comes to making a balcony cozy, the key lies in mixing different items and styles. Wood is a great way to bring warmth into the apartment let alone the balcony. Whereas, adding greenery will provide the balcony with a natural vibe. Once you try the items mentioned above, you will surely figure out the perfect style, which will make your balcony a good place to spend some quality time. Therefore, go ahead and experiment your way towards the perfect balcony