BEFORE AND AFTER

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One summer ago, a friend of mine and her husband stepped into the office for a bedroom makeover. As I remember then, their major intention was to join the old balcony to the room. By the way, they were expecting their second daughter who was about to be born in a month and YES of course they were in a RUSH❗️

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The initial plan was to get rid of the old balcony walls and windows and plan a bigger space. So, we decided to keep the flooring to save ourselves some time and money to splurge on the wallpaper and fabrics...

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Another major concern was the poor organisation of their old wardrobe! Sliding doors were not practical for the working couple!Nothing was quite visible and morning dressing ritual was a burden !!!

Therefore, we designed an open walk in closet space for their individual needs.

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After planning the fundamental pieces of the bedroom, we still had more space to play around with!Balcony had a nice view and nobody could resist sitting by those windows.SO, we designed a built in seating arrangement and had it custom made to fit our new space.Frankly, I believe the comfy window seat is the reason why the young couple spend so much time in their new bedroom😊

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The old balcony floor had ceramics and no new hardwood floor would match the old one.

That is why, we went ahead and changed it with a wall to wall carpeting for a cosier feel.


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As the couple desired to sleep facing the windows, we designed a double duty closet door as a bed headboard with MDF backing.And then, we dressed it with the cutest wallpaper which I really fell in love with😍 Seriously,the YELLOW in the paper was our sunny inspiration for the remaining selections of fabrics and accessories.

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Despite the crazy humid and hot weather and strict working hours implied by the neighbors,we were lucky enough to finish every detail before the new member of the family arrived👏👏

HOW TO : MAKEOVER YOUR BALCONY

Did you know that the history of a balcony goes back to the 11 th century and it's use was majorly for protection during battles? Interesting as it is ,today it's purpose has totally changed from political to social.

IF you are LUCKY enough to have a balcony in your apartment, come and check out my makeover tips to enjoy them even more❗️

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TESINTERIORS-- FRESCO BRAUNSTEIN PROJECT

In an apartment building ,a balcony is one of the most influential architectural elements as it is the main structural connection to outdoors.So, scroll down to see more inspiring pictures and easy styling tips.

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Obviously,it is a perfect space for relaxing!Balconies can easily be the outdoor extension of your indoor living atmosphere with careful touch ups. Furnitures resembling indoor pieces are always great for lounging. Hammocks and daybeds are my personal favorites when combined with soft pillows and throws.Who can resist a snuggle for a lazy nap in such a pleasant setting?

Personally, I never miss the chance to have a drink or dinner on anybody's balcony whenever I can. Breathing fresh air while getting a little tipsy is so appetising

So, after settling in an airy balcony,who can say "No" to nibbling on small bites after a long hard working day?

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Balconies are great for long hours of entertaining,too.They are the best cozy outdoor spaces . .Make sure to have comfy seating for ongoing conversations.So ,why go out when you can easily throw a party @ your own balcony ?

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Balconies are the best spot to DIY!

SO,here are my prerequisites for a breathtaking design:

Add greenery to integrate the feel of outdoors. Any type of planters will do!Especially,try hanging plants on the walls if possible...

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Choose comfy chairs or sofas for a home like feel!Palletes for seating are easy on your pocket and soft cushions work perfectly on them.

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Scatter as many pillows and blankets as possible for an inviting design.Throw them on the floor to host more people when needed.

Get Foldable tables and bench style seating. They are THE perfect space savers!

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Accent with small rugs, lanterns, candle holders and vintage accessories for a stylish look!

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~~~Once you are done getting your space together ,please please please TREAT yourself to a lovely happy hour, a peaceful nap or a fun gathering with your friends ASAP.~~~