42 Practical Balcony Storage Ideas

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If you live in a big city, in an apartment, and have a balcony, in case it’s not big, you are trying to organize it in a practical way. How can you store the things on a balcony? There are some cool ideas, and the first one is to use the seatings like a bench or a pouf to store pillow and other little things inside. Shelves have always been the most common idea to store everything, so why not use them on the balcony? In case your balcony is not so small, you can take some pretty storage furniture like an étagère or some shelves. Look at the idea below and get inspired!

Sitting Furniture With Storage

If your balcony is really small or even tiny, your way to go is a bench with some storage space inside. The bench can be large or smaller, it can be long and narrow or look in any other way, it depends on your balcony. Choose the design or even DIY the bench yourself choosing it according to the colors and decor you have. You may also add a matching ottoman with storage inside or some shelves over the bench and you’ll get much storage even in a tiny space!

a large wicker chest features a storage space and acts as a seat

a large wicker chest features a storage space and acts as a seat

two crates featuer storage and a seat at the same time

two crates featuer storage and a seat at the same time

a small IKEA storage unit that acts as a seat at the same time

a small IKEA storage unit that acts as a seat at the same time

a simple storage bench of wooden planks with some cushions is all you need

a simple storage bench of wooden planks with some cushions is all you need

a large metal platform that acts as a storage piece and a daybed and a storage piece next to it

a large metal platform that acts as a storage piece and a daybed and a storage piece next to it

a storage bench and some open shelving over it are all you need for a small balcony

a storage bench and some open shelving over it are all you need for a small balcony

a wicker bench and chest in one is a timeless way to get storage and bring an relaxed feel at once

a wicker bench and chest in one is a timeless way to get storage and bring an relaxed feel at once

a cute L-shaped bench built of bamboo with a storage space inside is a cool idea

a cute L-shaped bench built of bamboo with a storage space inside is a cool idea

white benches with storage space inside nd colorful cushions on top will fit even a small balcony

white benches with storage space inside nd colorful cushions on top will fit even a small balcony

a dark stained storage unit with a bench with storage and several shelves over it

a dark stained storage unit with a bench with storage and several shelves over it

a small bench built of wooden planks features storage space inside

a small bench built of wooden planks features storage space inside

a bench built of two pieces for storage is a cool idea for any small balcony

a bench built of two pieces for storage is a cool idea for any small balcony

a plywood bench in the balcony with a storage space inside is a simple and comfy solution for a tiny balcony

a plywood bench in the balcony with a storage space inside is a simple and comfy solution for a tiny balcony

a grey painted wooden bench with storage space inside is an easy DIY project

a grey painted wooden bench with storage space inside is an easy DIY project

make a sitting bench of wooden planks incorporating a storage space inside and voila

make a sitting bench of wooden planks incorporating a storage space inside and voila

a black mobile bench withh storage space inside is a cool idea for a small balcony

a black mobile bench withh storage space inside is a cool idea for a small balcony

a bench with a storage space inside and a small shelf over it will fit even a tiny balcony

a bench with a storage space inside and a small shelf over it will fit even a tiny balcony

storage boxes with handles can be used as sittign furniture and give you much storage space

storage boxes with handles can be used as sittign furniture and give you much storage space

make a simple storage bench and go for a pillow back hanging the pillows on a stick or holder

make a simple storage bench and go for a pillow back hanging the pillows on a stick or holder

a storage bench is a perfect piece for any small balcony  - it features two functions at once

a storage bench is a perfect piece for any small balcony - it features two functions at once

a small and comfy seat with a storage space inside is a cool idea for a small baclony

a small and comfy seat with a storage space inside is a cool idea for a small baclony

a sleek white bench with storage space inside and a small crate shelf next to it for more storage

a sleek white bench with storage space inside and a small crate shelf next to it for more storage

a simple wooden bench of planks may be used to store eveyrthing you want on your balcony

a simple wooden bench of planks may be used to store eveyrthing you want on your balcony

a platform daybed is a veyr relaxing piece and features several drawers for storing things

a platform daybed is a veyr relaxing piece and features several drawers for storing things

a long bench with several storage drawers is a timeless solution for any balcony, build one yourself

a long bench with several storage drawers is a timeless solution for any balcony, build one yourself

Other Storage Items

All the other storage units fit mostly larger or big balconies as they require some space. it can be a glass armoire, a large or small shelving unit, some shelves over the space, some built-in shelving units, a ladder that can be taken away when not in need, or a cabinet in some bold colors. Small crates on casters are a great idea for the whole home – you can use them throughout the spaces and store whatever you like – from pots and planters to accessories. If you have much space, combine various solutions to maximize the storage.

some storage furniture by IKEA is a cool idea for a balcony or a patio, it will give you much storage

some storage furniture by IKEA is a cool idea for a balcony or a patio, it will give you much storage

crates with potted greenery are a nice idea for lacony decor - though you may store anything you want there

crates with potted greenery are a nice idea for lacony decor - though you may store anything you want there

a simple foldable piece of furniture features three shelves for all the stuff you need

a simple foldable piece of furniture features three shelves for all the stuff you need

a large open shelving unit with box storage units looks industrial and contemproary at the same time

a large open shelving unit with box storage units looks industrial and contemproary at the same time

a comfy white shelving unit with crates and many pots with greenery and blooms to create a garden in your balcony

a comfy white shelving unit with crates and many pots with greenery and blooms to create a garden in your balcony

a wooden shelf with three tiers is used to create a small balcony garden

a wooden shelf with three tiers is used to create a small balcony garden

a small sideboard and a shelf with with a curtain over it for storage in a small space

a small sideboard and a shelf with with a curtain over it for storage in a small space

a ladder can be used for storing pieces or decor and when you need it, just fold it and take away

a ladder can be used for storing pieces or decor and when you need it, just fold it and take away

a grey metal shelving unit for storage is a cool idea for a balcony but it requires some space

a grey metal shelving unit for storage is a cool idea for a balcony but it requires some space

open grey shelving units feature much storage but they will fit larger balconies or patios

open grey shelving units feature much storage but they will fit larger balconies or patios

a bright pink cabinet for storage is a cool idea if you have not a veyr tiny balcony

a bright pink cabinet for storage is a cool idea if you have not a veyr tiny balcony

a blue crate on casters may be used to place some planters or any other stuff to store

a blue crate on casters may be used to place some planters or any other stuff to store

a white glass armoire as a grene house for a balcony, place any plants and blooms in pots there

a white glass armoire as a grene house for a balcony, place any plants and blooms in pots there

a crate on casters is great for storing pillows and other accessories and can be used anywhere

a crate on casters is great for storing pillows and other accessories and can be used anywhere

a large yellow storage unit will store a lot of things you need inside and on top

a large yellow storage unit will store a lot of things you need inside and on top

a glass armoire can be used for storing various stuff or to make a garden or green house even

a glass armoire can be used for storing various stuff or to make a garden or green house even

a storage unit built in inside a wall to accommodate lots of stuff or to create a balcony garden

a storage unit built in inside a wall to accommodate lots of stuff or to create a balcony garden

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