Need apartment balcony privacy protection? Here are balcony privacy screen ideas that may become your next DIY project. There are many ways to create balcony privacy screen of your small apartment outdoor area. A lattice privacy screen is commonly used as privacy screen for balcony. Either it woven or just railings slats, it depend on craftsmanship to bring aesthetic appearance is with a lattice privacy screen.
Well, you do not have to have excellent craftsmanship. You only need design inspiration to create privacy screen. Then install it at your apartment porch or balcony. Combine it with balcony decorating items to get cozy balcony or porch or your upstairs house balcony/deck although it has cover for privacy. Please remain that adding balcony privacy solutions mean you should also do balcony makeover. The balcony or porch makeover should do while adding privacy screen in order to bring best outdoor space design, not just fragmentary DIY project.
All right, let’s take a look beautiful balcony privacy screen ideas below:
Because of new technology, latticework can be more beautiful and intricate. Computer numerically controlled (CNC) routers bring lattice decorative screen more stylish and artful appearance. Look at apartment balcony privacy screen below. Made from aluminum, the privacy screens not only become functional elements for the balcony, but also bring beautiful decorative effect. Maybe you will never get your own CNC routers, but you can order custom pattern as you like and appropriate with your balcony space design.
More traditional way to create latticework for decorative and privacy screens is screen that made by welding technique. If you have welding skill, apply it for decorative privacy screen for your balcony/porch. What kind of construction design should you make? Well, total covered balcony as seen on image below may become interesting inspiration. The geometrical welded metal screens not only use as fence or wall railings. It also use as perforated roof.
If you only need divider between you and neighbors, simple wide webbed lattice can become balcony privacy partition. You can either buy it, or made it with your skill. Solid wooden trellis can also become place to hanging pots of plants. Look at the balcony below. The simple single panel is enough to create privacy. The bistro table chairs set bring the lively atmosphere for the balcony.
Need simple materials and construction? Wood slats are common materials to create panels with spacing. The spacing panels for apartment patio privacy made from wood slats become cheap, affordable, yet easy to construct. How about the design?
Simplest wooden slats panel application for balcony screen is as balcony railing cover. Wooden slats privacy screen also add height of railing fence so your balcony become more private.
Need more uncommon balcony screens from wooden slats for your DIY balcony privacy protection project? What about using wooden slats panels as railing cover and back rest? Look at balcony privacy fence below. The wooden slats panels that covered the railings actually are part of built-in wooden nook dining seating. Yup, you can build furniture for your balcony that also has privacy effect. Furniture in this example idea is transforming a tiny balcony of small apartment into outdoor dining area.
Or you can create pergola-like construction for your balcony protection, like the house balcony below.
The wooden slats arrangement of pergola-like privacy screens above is unique. Commonly wooden slats material arranged at vertical. But for above pergola-like balcony cover, the slats arranged horizontally.
Or maybe you can make series of wooden slats panels. Then the panels constructed as openings or series of shutters. With privacy screen act as openings, you can control not only the privacy, but also wind and light intensity. For image idea, see below:
More advance technique is making arched trellis. The arched trellis wooden slats panels not only cover the railings, but it is also ensuring privacy from above.
Want to use recycled materials for your balcony privacy screen? How about use your bamboo curtains to cover the railings?
Plants also can become beautiful balcony railing cover for your apartment balcony. Making plants as privacy screens is affordable (inexpensive), and no need time to install, and saving time and physical exertion. If you have enough spacious outdoor balcony, you can simply put long rectangular pot planters along the fence railings. Make sure that you will plant tall plants like palms or decorative bamboo plants in those lightweight fiberglass pots.
Second design idea is to make hanging stacked pots in rhythm pattern. Hang the stacked pots above fence railing of your balcony. The hanging stacked pots with lush plants will become great camouflage privacy screens. The hanging stacked pots functioned as vertical garden and privacy screens.
If you do not have time to take care of plants, use highly-realistic artificial plants.
If you want easy to get material, use polycarbonate board to cover the railing. Polycarbonate sheets have translucent effect. Although the sheets are not perforated, it still brings light.
Still want simplest solution to bring privacy of your apartment balcony? Well, just hang piece of fabric like example below. What do you think? Simplest DIY balcony privacy screen isn’t it?