When searching for ways to illuminate our most private, treasured outdoor living spaces—where we want to get the atmosphere just right—we should be encouraged to think outside the box, the same way we do to dress up our indoor spaces.
Outdoor Lighting Ideas
There’s nothing better than lounging around your backyard on a warm summer day. Enjoying the sun on your face as you recline on your favorite outdoor lounge chair or hammock is simply sublime. Once it starts getting dark, though, many people feel compelled to move indoors. However, you don’t have to go inside just because the sun goes down.
Every spring I get an itch for change, major change. Being cooped up inside during the winter will leave any sane person with cabin fever, and I am no exception. It’s that time of year again, and I have been looking for ways to make major changes to my home without breaking the bank or putting in a ton of manpower.
When it comes to entertaining, great lighting sets the tone for any space, whether it be indoors, or even outside. Give your backyard living area some much needed warmth and ambiance with these outdoor table lamps. Illuminate the outdoors with our top 10 outdoor table lamps for entertaining. And, we’re kicking off the weekend with a giveaway, so keep reading to see our favorites and find out how you can enter for your chance to win a Garota Outdoor Table Lamp.
With summer in full swing, we’re turning our attention to outdoor living spaces… namely, the decks, porches, and patios that host so many of our favorite summer activities. Whether you’re grilling at dusk on your deck, dining under the stars on your patio, or just trooping up and down the stairs into your backyard, well-considered modern outdoor lighting is key for both style and safety.
Lighting should not simply illuminate architecture or landscape design — it must empower and transform it. After all, light is the vital force that brings human-made structures to life. It’s with this ethos that Troy Lighting, founded in 1963, creates design-forward lighting fixtures for the interior and exterior, and for residential, commercial and trade applications.
What better way to celebrate the end of another week with a list of favorites and a giveaway? Portable outdoor lights are perfect for outdoor entertaining. Their cordless designs allow them to light up even the remotest spots in the yard. Keep reading to see my favorite portable outdoor lights and find out how you can win a FollowMe Lamp from Marset.
Courtyards are beautiful outdoor spaces, but being almost entirely enclosed on all sides by tall walls can make them feel more like a prison courtyard rather than an inviting place to relax outdoors. Here are some inspiring images for the perfect outdoor lighting in your modern courtyard: