The balcony is the perfect place where you can spend the barbecue season together with friends and enjoy summer evenings outdoors. If you do not have a garden, you could set up a cozy retreat on the balcony.
Something like this for the open shelves -- if we do them. Black kitchen countertops crisply contrast a white subway tile backsplash for a look that's fresh and simple. Floating wood shelves bring in a softer, organic note.