A balcony is a problem for many of us. We often use it for storage, storing our bikes, skis, canned foods, and other stuff there. But there are those lucky ones who use their balcony as a place for leisure and relaxation. By looking at the photos in today’s article, you’ll probably want to follow their example.

At Enlighten, we are convinced that we can create a cozy place for leisure and relaxation in any city apartment. In the end, you’ll find a bonus — a DIY balcony for cats.

1. “A cozy balcony for beautiful sunsets”

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2. “Mid-day sun on my balcony”

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  • Stunning! This view could captivate me all day and night. KarenWalkersBurner / Reddit

3. “My little balcony on a sunny afternoon”

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  • Little? That’s huge! I can’t even put a chair on mine. marblechocolate / Reddit

4. “My cozy balcony with a view of the forest”

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5. “My oasis in the city”

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6. “This is my first apartment and first time living somewhere with a balcony. So it’s been a lot of fun trying to decorate it and make it feel like home.”

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7. “I almost died making this happen. But here’s my balcony before and after.”

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8. “Our little balcony”

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9. “Summer day on the balcony with a mister”