Urban Patio Prep

Given the weather we’ve had so far this spring, I’m not optimistic that the sun is here to stay quite yet, but that hasn’t stopped me from preparing for patio season.  While many of us Torontonians don’t have the luxury of a sprawling backyard, even the smallest balconies can be transformed into luxurious summer escapes.  Here are a few of my favourite inspiration photos and some resources to help get you started on your own planning.

1) Bohemian Balcony

patio one

Keep it relaxed and comfortable with a basic black and white sectional, then add some whimsy with these awesome mosiac tables from West Elm.  Throw in some plant life, a few colourful outdoor throw cushions, an Ikea lantern or two, and bam – an eclectic outdoor chill space.

2) Elegant Oasis

patio 3

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