5 Outdoor Lighting Ideas

With the birds chirping and the snow finally starting to melt, summer is finally right around the corner. And with summer heat and sun comes brand new opportunities to light up your home or garden space, but also new challenges. If you are planning on spending a lot of time outdoors on your deck or patio or if you just want to show off the beauty of your living space with some simple lighting solutions, we here at LED Holiday Lighting have got you covered. Keeping those unique opportunities and challenges that summer months can bring, we’ve compiled some ideas and tips to brighten your summer even more.

Beautiful Bistros

Bistro lights are some of the most versatile and easily recognizable LED lights on the market which make them a perfect option for both those who are new and experienced with outdoor lighting. Exposing bistro lights, also known as the S14 LED bulb, is a great way to not only add some light and warmth to the area you are trying to illuminate but also to add some much desired ambiance, giving a rustic feeling even outdoors while you host company. Attaching your LED patio strings to positions above your target area that you are trying to highlight, allowing your bulbs to hang above, is the most effective way to utilize these lights. Another popular idea is to affix the bulbs themselves to exposed brick or wood to maximize not just the light that they give off, but the aesthetic that a bare bulb is able to bring as well.

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Tranquil Trunk Wraps

If you have trees throughout your garden or lawn space around your home you might consider looking into ways to spruce them up. LED lighting can offer another simple solution via trunk wrap lights. You could use simple LED light strings and wrap them around the trunk of your trees, however they won’t be as evenly spaced as they would with a trunk wrap, nor will the installation be as simple. These wraps will not only help to make every tree in your yard a focal point, they are also quite useful in bushes and shrubs. Laying a set of these lights over some greenery will allow the light to shine through, giving a dazzling feeling to any sort of trees or foliage around your home.

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Cute Curtain Lights

Looking to blanket a large area like a wall or covered patio with lights? Look no further than these awesome curtain lights. LED Curtain Lights were designed for the creative decorator. The flexible, one-piece rain curtain is stacked with LED lights, measuring 10’ wide and 10’ long. An 8-channel chase effect can be set to five different speeds, mimicking rainfall or a waterfall. These are supremely useful and incredibly versatile, especially when looking to hang them from a window, balcony, stage or entryway. Using this method of attaching these lights can allow you to cover a large area with a blanket of warm, twinkling light, both vertically or horizontally depending on what the situation demands. The flexible wire makes it easy to drape or wrap around fences and tree branches which make it a breeze to create an elegant, soothing display that will certainly catch the eye of all spectators.

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Top Twinkle Lights

If you are looking for something a little more flashy than just a simple LED light string, then twinkle lights may be right up your alley. As opposed to a traditional flashing bulb, the bulbs on LED Twinkle Lights alternate as they flash. These sets of lights will allow you to add some glitz and glimmer to your summer lighting without adding to your energy budget, or producing an annoying strobe, flashing effect. You can use these lights almost anywhere to add this enchanting effect to your home or garden. Stringing them along tree branches, fence posts, or arches throughout your living space can transform it from a normal space to a fairy-tale landscape that will dazzle you and your guests for the remainder of the summer

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Spectacular Sphere Lighting

Unlike other strings of LED lights that serve as compliments or slight additions to their surroundings, LED Sphere Lights can be actually used as a centerpiece of an area to draw attention towards a certain focal point. By hanging the light balls at varying heights from a ceiling, canopy, or gazebo you can create a gorgeous scene that will not only attract the eye of any guests but will also provide great illumination throughout the area they are hanging above.  For a whimsical display, scatter these starburst lights amongst​ a big tree, line a sidewalk or winding driveway to create a magical pathway leading up to your home or living space. Lastly, these uniquely versatile style of lighting can also be used to give edge lighting ambiance by placing them at the very boundaries of your outdoor area as both a way to carve out the available space for your guests to use while also adding a wonderful glow to the edges of your outdoor property.

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Hopefully with the summer season almost fully upon us these ideas, tips, and tricks can help to give you a start to your outdoor decorating season. By using one of, or a combination of, these LED lighting solutions your home, garden, or outdoor entertainment space will dazzle guests and leave you with a tranquil backyard for the rest of the season as well as many summers to come. For more lighting solutions, tips and tricks, or LED lighting products, please be sure to visit us on our website here.         

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