Dark summer nights abound. Though the starlit sky is charming to look up to, groping your way around outside the dark is not so comforting. When night falls, keep your patio shining with these fabulous lighting ideas that’ll make your outdoors shine all the better this summer.
Hanging Mason Jars
Clear glass mason jars can be great light containers. From candles to solar powered pebbles, mason jars create a neat vintage look for your lighting concerns. Now, rain or shine, your outdoors will be lighted all throughout the night.
Colored bottle disco
Flood your outdoors with colored light, transporting you to another plane when darkness sets in. Choose colored wine bottles and have it screwed to your fences, walls, or your pergola for an ambient outdoor lighting setup.
Brick candle holders
If you have some leftover bricks from paving your patio, drill some holes in it and voila! you have some rustic candle light holders. Bask in the soft mellow candlelight and unwind after a full day at work in your ambient outdoors.
Install light underneath your seating area. While it might seem unusual, this lighting system results in creating a warm glow for your patio. You can also put it in the midst of your pillars encased in clear glass. This pillar lighting solution saves space and weatherproofs your light source.
Lead the way and don’t let your guests go astray with rope lights lining your walkways, plants and outdoor room. Rope lights work for minimalists home makers who do not like the cluttered look other options may present. The illuminated pathway is easily transformed into a runway, making every walk memorable.
With these lighting ideas, nightfall now gives way to an ambient stay outdoors. Easily re-create any of these lighting ideas for beautiful summer nights ahead of you.