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12 pictures of balconies for small homes

Ruqaiyya Hussain Ruqaiyya Hussain
Residence at Sonale village by M+P Architects Collaborative Rustic
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Cozy and comfortable, small balcony designs have it all! If you are lucky enough to own a balcony, you can transform it into a reading corner, natural seating, outdoor living room, or a small garden. A small balcony has every chance to become your favorite corner if designed well. From balcony decoration, balcony railings, to balcony garden ideas there are a great number of factors to consider. 

Look at the 12 designer balconies for your small home today!

​1. A casual balcony

Girl and the cat Modern garden by BLACKHAUS Modern Wood Wood effect

Girl and the cat


The balcony here is not very big, but it has a cute reading corner and a coffee table. The balcony grill design is kept minimal and white, accompanied with plant stands for the balcony. 

2. Go for a natural garden

Here is a small balcony idea you will love! Even if your balcony is small, do not hesitate to treat it like a mini garden. You can enjoy the view that it can offer you. Simple plants for the balcony can be added to elevate the look. 

3. Vertical garden with a hanging swing

Swings for the balcony and hammocks often make good choice. Add potted plants and use bright colors, that are unlikely to be used in your interiors.

4. A simple balcony

Street view of front garden and balcony Modern houses by Satish Jassal Architects Modern
Satish Jassal Architects

Street view of front garden and balcony

Satish Jassal Architects

Keep the balcony railing design simple. Play on the aesthetic lines and the colors of a design furniture. By adjusting your balcony, you also participate in the embellishment of the city.

5. Romantic or friendly balcony

Contermporary Elegance Modern garden by A360architects Modern

Contermporary Elegance


For breakfasts on the balcony, the classic bistro-style set is a must as it has pretty compact lines. Furnishings that have lived with comfortable white cushions and beautiful old tableware will give your little balcony a stylish look . 

6. The front yard balcony

To protect you from the bitter summer sun and also from the looks of the neighbors, think of the awning blind or projection. Use as much greenery as possible to elaborate and bring a natural touch to the area. Throw in some balcony chairs and your are good to go. 

7. The open ended balcony

Landscaped Terrace Render Modern houses by 3DArchPreVision Modern

Landscaped Terrace Render


Reproduce your entire balcony in white and decorate it with impeccable graphic furniture to imitate this heavenly ambiance. 

8. Veranda cum balcony

Here is a traditional Indian balcony design. A veranda, often found in traditional Indian homes work much like a balcony. You can sleep, dine, sit with family or put your sofa set within the shed.

9. ​More greenery in the balcony!

Kulkarni Project Modern balcony, veranda & terrace by wynall interiors Modern
wynall interiors

Kulkarni Project

wynall interiors

A small balcony does not offer many square meters on the ground but has some interesting vertical surfaces to exploit. Use it to create vegetation walls with vertical plant supports. 

10. For relaxed working in the balcony

Agarwal Residence Modern balcony, veranda & terrace by Spaces and Design Modern
Spaces and Design

Agarwal Residence

Spaces and Design

When the sun goes down, why not work on the balcony? A comfortable relax, out in the perfect setting with the sunset as accompaniment. The most difficult part will be concentrating as opposed to taking a nap! 

11. A cozy balcony

Balcony decoration ideas seldom fail to disappoint! Indoor decorative accessories are exported to the balcony to create an extension to your living room. Thus, carpets and cushions are now part of the classics, offered in special materials to stay outside. 

12. Private yet open balcony

East elevation Modern houses by Hasta architects Modern
Hasta architects

East elevation

Hasta architects

Protect yourself from the glare and get an open view with this kind of balcony covering. You have the paragola, the right protection with the enhanced grille, glass protection and everything worthy to make it look inviting. This is the perfect railing design for the balcony. 

Refer to this ideabook for inspiration!

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