Once upon a time, if you were thinking about lighting for your yard, patio or garden, your choices were pretty limited. Well, actually, your choices were very limited. You had a porch light and that was about it. These days, however, if you want to illuminate the darkness, you have your choice of post lamps and other types of decorative lighting, as well as accent luminaries, such as lamps which can be set in shrubbery. (more…)
Most people are not fully aware what awesome transformation patio string lights can do to their porches especially when entertaining friends outdoors. They are timeless and are a welcome addition to any garden. These string lights are an excellent way to bright up any open-air space and a charming way to give light to any occasion or gathering. They can be used as the main source of light that will make a pathway for guests to find their way to the party area safely or set the ambiance to the backyard or covered patio, giving that gentle mood lighting for the event. (more…)
There are so many different types of patio lights that it can be difficult to choose which exact type of patio lighting is most suitable for your home. Which type of lighting would be the best option for you depends on a number of factors. Following are some important tips that can help to make good decisions.
Consider what style of decor you want your patio to have. If this area is meant to have a formal or elegant look, then choose traditional or antique style lights. If the overall decor of your home is casual or contemporary, then choose a light set that is modern in style. While some of these lights are meant to be wall mounted, there are some that are ceiling mounted. Where you want the lights installed will depend on your tastes; choose a light set that you feel is the easiest for you to install. (more…)