i do have lots of cork left over. DIY Cork Memo Board: Inexpensive cork transform into a contemporary office bulletin board. Candy-color pushpins organize invitations, hold business cards, and show off interesting ephemera. (Go to bhg for the how-to.
A medium or large size balcony can be decorated to provide additional living space. Use your imagination to design an outdoor living area that fits within the space and provides comfortable seating and a place to relax in the cool evenings.