To really enjoy the warm summer evenings, you'll need a well lit yard, patio, or deck. For some creative and unique lighting ideas you can do yourself, check out these eight outdoor lighting ideas from Hometalk!
1. Folded Paper Lanterns
Perfect for hanging from branches or arranging along your porch banister, these whimsical little lanterns are an inexpensive and fun way of adding some light to your night.
2. Mason Jar Votives
Upcycle your empty sauce jars or buy a bunch of low-cost mason jars, for these sweet lanterns that you can fill with tealights or electric candles and use to line your walkway or decorate your picnic table.
3. Candle Chandelier
If you’ve got any old chandeliers lying around, now is the perfect time to give one a bright, springy makeover and add little glass cups for tealights. An elegant outdoor chandelier won’t only light up your space, it will dress it up, too!
4. Sparkling Garden Orb
Now, here’s a genius DIY! Use four circular planters to create this sparkling orb light, by simply shaping them into a large sphere and securing them with zip ties. Then, just wind string lights around and through your creation—what a bright idea!