Outdoor inspiration: Dreamy balcony designs from across the globe

From Germany to Turkey, let these beautiful balconies from around the world spark your creativity

We wouldn’t mind staying home with this elegant balcony decorated with rattan outdoor furniture, bright pillows and plants

Those of us living in apartments have found a new appreciation for our outside space. Providing us with fresh air and a chance to soak in some sunshine, our balconies have never been so loved.

For some us this means sweeping away the dust and cobwebs to finally give our balcony the TLC it deserves. If you’re in the process of giving your outside spot a makeover or if you’re looking for some inspiration to make it even dreamier here are some ways people around the world have decorated theirs:

Plant power

Even the smallest of spaces can be both pretty and functional.|Via Instagram: @fridlaa

Combining green plants with sunny yellow furnishings this balcony in Berlin creates a cheerful colour palette that’s sure to brighten even the cloudiest of days.

Can’t get enough of the green stuff? See the low-maintenance house plants that are worth investing in.

Arabian nights

Candles complete the ambience.|Via Instagram: @ourhomeinspain

There’s a distinctly Moroccan theme in this Spanish outside space. Achieved with rich colours, lights and the gorgeous prints – who says art work can only be used inside?

Flower power

We love the romantic feeling achieved with the floaty curtains.|Via Instagram: @zeynepshome

Who says you need a garden to do gardening? This pretty pink balcony in Germany proves you just need some planters and seeds to create a dreamy floral space.

Boho dream

Using a rug outside adds a cosy feel. Via Instagram: @majagugo

In Macedonia, a delicate mix of curtains, lanterns, potted plants along with an elegant dream catcher creates a dreamy aesthetic. The view adds to the lucid look.

Simple does it

Add pop of colour with a potted plant.|Via Instagram: @beatachromik

In Poland, keeping synchronicity with natural wood, a minimal look is achieved. The swinging egg chair is a focal point and perfect place to relax, while the fence panels afford that bit more privacy.


Reclaimed wooden palettes can be turned into seating with the right cushions.|Via Instagram: @bihemsireblog

Fairy lights and shelves give this indoor/outdoor terrace in Turkey a comfortable feel. By using ‘indoor homeware’ you can create an extension of the inside living space.

Dreaming of a green garden? Read how this Dubai couple took their outdoor space from boring to blooming.

%d bloggers like this: