Even though I have a small apartment, I’m lucky that it includes an outdoor space. And with summer coming up, I’ve been laser-focused on sprucing it up. It’s just not enough to put out some patio chairs and call it a day.
There are tons of affordable ways to really kick things up a notch. And by the end of it all, stepping out there will feel completely brand new.
The items on this list starts with the modest price tag of $4.99, and they’re pretty much guaranteed to make it seem like you’re on vacation right at home. So get ready for tons of fun in the sun this summer with these affordable buys to transform your balcony.
Change the Floors
Sale Price: $52.49 | Regular Price: $74.99
I originally had concrete floors on my balcony and adding a comfy rug didn’t do the trick. Thankfully, I discovered easy-to-install interlocking deck tiles that made a load of difference. World Market currently has a set of 10 on sale for around $52. Figure out your balcony dimensions and place an order ASAP.
Deal Tip: Sadly, this particular item is only available online, but if you fancy other products, you can get an extra 10% discount by opting for curbside pickup.
Opt for Privacy
Regular Price: $99.95
More Lights, Please
Regular Price: $13
Deal Tip: To avoid delivery fees (the free shipping minimum is $35 unless you have a Target RedCard), see if these lights are available for in-store or drive-up pickup.
Color and Texture Go a Long Way
Regular Price: Starting at $4.99
Remember, H&M isn’t just for clothes. It also has a home section that fits any budget and aesthetic. Due to its massive selection, H&M is one of my favorite places to shop pillow covers that can bring color and texture into any space. You can even find some for just $4.99 — what could be better than that?
Deal Tip: Join H&M’s loyalty program and receive 10% off your first order, along with extra rewards for all other purchases.
Drinks Are a Must
Sale Price: $159.99 | Regular Price: $199.99
Deal Tip: With the cooler, you’ll automatically meet the $50 free shipping minimum, so go ahead and shop stress-free.
And So Are Seats
Sale Price: $289.99 | Regular Price: $523.97
You need to have a place to sit on your patio, and Wayfair has tons of setups available that fit a variety of styles and budgets. Consider this trendy three-piece set for 45% off that will have you relaxing in no time.
Sale Price: $30.99 ($7.75 each) | Regular Price: $35.98
Bring extra life into your balcony with a green wall. On top of furniture, Wayfair sells a set of four of these hedge fence panels for just under $31, or $7.75 each. They may be artificial, but the detail will truly make your spot stand out.
Don’t Forget About Shade
Sale Price: $35.99 | Regular Price: $59.99
It’s also important to protect yourself from the sun, so grab an umbrella. This wooden style from World Market has been marked down to $35.99, and while it doesn’t include the umbrella canopy or stand, it’s still a solid deal.
Think Beyond Summer
Sale Price: $20.99 | Regular Price: $60
Summer will be gone in the blink of an eye. Make sure all your effort doesn’t go to waste in the colder months, and invest in faux fur blankets or maybe even a tabletop fire pit, both designed to keep you warm.
Deal Tip: The good thing is, you can find this fall and winter essential at Macy’s end-of-season clearance sales event. To get for the price above, add promo code FRIEND for an extra 30% off discount.
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