The private outdoor area is a dream come true for most people living in city apartments, even if it’s just a small balcony. (Or, let’s face it, an emergency exit.) If you’re lucky enough to have a balcony, you owe it to yourself and all your friends to make the most of it. It means doing more than just taking a garden chair and calling it a day. As small as it is, your balcony has a lot of design potential. Looking for balcony ideas? Keep reading to discover 41 balcony ideas and see how to turn your outdoor space up and down.