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…)
Low voltage patio lighting is great for many reasons. It gives a dimmer lighting to the entire area so it is easy on the eyes during night time hours. The soft glow will still shine off of glass globes and other garden and yard fixtures you may have put up. The softer glow of lights also helps with mood lighting for romantic summer evenings on the patio with a loved one.
There are literally hundreds, if not thousands, of styles that have been created to enhance the garden area of the home. Some have frogs or lizards crawling on the light cover. They are very cute and come in brass or other metals of personal choice. Another one that is really cute has a squirrel climbing up the stake to the top to get the acorn there. Of course there are other designs as well. A shepherds crook with the light fixture hanging comes in several designs. Concord and mission lanterns are great for this design as well as leaves, flowers and other lovely choices. (more…)