Interior Inspiration – Patio / Balcony

Patio.Summer Use soft furnishings like throws and cushions to add warmth and style.

Now that summer has finally arrived, it’s time for a little patio inspiration. There’s something about apartment living or even city living for that matter, that makes you appreciate the great outdoors. Be it hiking local Toronto trails and parks or sitting in a friend’s garden for a summer BBQ. I love any excuse to get outside and enjoy the fresh air and summer weather. When we picked our apartment last October one major draw was the balcony / patio. Not that it’s huge by any means. But for downtown standards, it’s a decent size with a good view of the city.

Since we’ve been hibernating all winter,  we’re  eager to move outdoors now that summer is here. We’ve picked some of the key pieces – the BBQ, some flooring, patio furniture and an outdoor rug. But now it’s time to make the space feel more lived in, like home.The last few weeks I’ve been gathering photos on Pinterest, getting lot’s of ideas. Some of these patios prove that it really doesn’t matter the size of your space, it’s how you decorate and use it. Anybody else patio planning at the moment? I’d love to hear your tips… Continue reading