First impressions always count. Front gardens are oh-so-important. If you opt for a smart lighting scheme your plot will always get an extra kerb appeal after night falls. Not just that, garden lightideas are practical too, whether you need it to find your keys late in the night or to boost your home’s security levels.
Garden Light ideas
Looking for ways to make memories out of all the moments spent in your outdoor space? How about some truly knock-outs of garden lights that will have you dreaming of long evenings spent in your outdoor space whether it’s a small garden, a tub, or a sprawling lawn or patio? From lighting up even the darkest corner in your house to creating an inviting cosy nook on your patio, there are some stylish, eye-catching and not to mention budget friendly lights to keep you inspired. Whether you like a relaxed vibe where you can sit back and unwind or you like a bohemian lighting scheme or something completely eco-friendly like a solar light fuelled display, we have a little something for everyone. Read on to know more!
Illuminating a garden perhaps for a house party or something more private couldn’t be easier. Wrap these twinkly little things around the driveway, entrance, arches and arbours. You can also hang portable lights on trees because they look absolutely spectacular en masse. They are a viable, easy and affordable counterpart to permanent lighting schemes and can illuminate your garden occasionally to exude that charming, upbeat yet chic look that doesn’t look too formal.
Lighting above your dinner table outdoors
Have you considered some festoon lights? They are a timeless classic and with good reason. There’s not any outdoor space that cannot instantly get transformed into a cosy, intimate or a romantic nook with this lighting idea. Suspend strings of festoon lights over your dinner table placed outdoors. You can also use pendant lights to add some volume to your dinning area. Turn your pergola into an al fresco dining spot to incorporate the art deco vibe to the garden dinning area.
Could a setup be anymore dreamy? Blend some warm, soft lightinto hedging or soft/hard landscaping you have in the setup to create a soothing and almost fairytale light ambience that is bound to make for a great outdoor living space like no other. Have you checked out some cool motion sensor lighting schemes? They transform your home, maximise features and functions of your outdoor space and above all accentuate safety especially for people arriving at the property at night.
Smart Wall Lights for Front Door
Your garden definitely needs illuminating when night falls, especially around the front door. Go for rustic wall lights that invoke old world charm but don’t just go for one, opt for two. Symmetry almost always looks smart. Black wall lightsare bound to make a stylish statement especially when contrasted against while walls. Add some personality and a sense of industrial chic which is a great way to welcome you and your guests home after a long day.
Because slat roofs often mean that you won’t be able to install recessed lighting you can perhaps opt for minimalist but aesthetic floodlights that fill the entire dining area outdoors with light while being secure to the frame of the structure tightly. Safety wise, they are also a great choice because some come with motion sensors that light up as soon as motion is detected.
Pool Side/ Hot Tub Solar Lights
It doesn’t get any chicer and any more eft-friendlier than this. Solar lights placed smartly and strategically around the tub or pool invokes an undeniably sultry vibe, from its curved shapes to its afterglow. If you are looking for a somewhat more understated approach, then try and opt for subtle solar lights for a warming, cosy glow. You can also consider nestling solar lights within your flowerbed ides that will allow you to appreciate the wide range of organic colors/forms even when night falls. Plus, there’s none of the hassle with plug sockets. Futuristic designs are ideal for casting a dreamy glow at dusk. Go for more than one for a sculptural look and combine with minimal furniture pieces for a soothing oasis of calm.
If you are prepping your garden party for a special get-together, you can aim to bring in a bit of whimsicality. Of course you don’t have to wait for a particular occasion to enjoy a setup like these- there’s no reason why you can’t add a sense of whimsical grandeur to any meal or occasion today and everyday! From ambience boosting designs to practical solutions we hope these lighting ideas will inspire you thoroughly. With the right lighting you can truly transform your backyard.
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