Saturday, May 9, 2009

Balcony Bliss

Spring has been making some sporadic visits recently. This weekend, for example, the temperatures are supposed to reach the 70s here in Portland. Of course, the rain is returning on Monday, but that's beside the point...

Corey and I are almost done furnishing and decorating our new apartment. The one space we haven't done anything with? The balcony. It boasts an incredible view of the city, but the space is limited. I've been looking for inspiration on how to make it a cozy and comfortable place to read the morning paper or sip a glass of wine while the sun sets. Here's my favorite so far:

(picture courtesy of flickr)