Transform your balcony into a mini garden. You can do this with help from an array of potted plants, wooden chairs and bamboo walls. Pick out various tropical plants, flowers and cacti to complete the look.
I'm going to pin this and put it on my "honey do" list. A pergola offers sun protection without blocking breezes, while its open sides frame the view and establish a sense of enclosure. This pergola was custom-made, but DIYers can build one from a kit.