20 Awesome French Balcony Ideas You Can Build At Your Home
Whether it is an English or an Italian villa, a majestic French patio or even a Spanish retreat, a great looking French balconying adds style and class to the home. Although there are many different styles available for the French balconies, most will have the same characteristics such as traditional columns supporting the rails of the louvers. The classic French balconies are usually cast in iron, making them sturdy and long lasting. Traditional French balconies usually feature cast-iron railing's with intricate and delicate floral motifs.
Contemporary French balconies are elegantly lightweight, increasing the space of the balcony a little. They are also fashionable means of decorating with wrought iron, glass, and aluminum, all with a touch of femininity. A contemporary French balcony would combine the lightness of glass and aluminum with the strength of wrought iron making a beautiful and stylish piece that would work well in any home. In some cases, you can also get these same materials used but finished in a lighter copper or bronze to achieve the same effect.
The simplest of French balconies are made in a single panel. These simple designs give the feeling of a smaller apartment or space. Because of this, French railings are usually wider than in other areas and make the design look more "campus" in design. There are also some balconies that feature hand trowels instead of balusters in their construction. Whatever type of French balcony you choose, you are sure to love the look of the timeless and elegant French design.
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