Are you looking for a way to brighten up your yard? Landscape lighting is a great way to brighten up your yard at night and increase its functionality into the night. You can create an outdoor space that you can continue to enjoy well into the night while improving security and the ambiance of your home. Below, we share 10 landscape lighting ideas to help inspire you on your landscape lighting project.
1. Install lights along brick edging
Brick edging along paths in your yard adds a rustic touch to your property. Install strip lights along the brick edging to light your path. These lights will also add a whimsical touch to your yard.
2. Log lights for a magical touch
Logs are a great addition to any space. This natural material is both functional and aesthetic. You can take their function and aesthetic effect a notch higher by adding lights to your logs. This creates an almost magical effect. We can imagine the little magical critters going about their business after dusk in the log homes.
3. Light up your garden with light up planters
Want to add lighting to your garden without the hardware intruding on your landscape’s design during the day? Try installing light up planters. They’re functional and unique. In addition, no one will know you installed lighting on your landscape until it gets dark.
4. Make Use of Your Fence
Make use of your fence by installing Christmas lights along the top of the fence. This will create a welcoming space and is perfect for an outdoor entertainment area.
5. Fairy lights flowing from a hanging teapot
Add a whimsical touch to your landscape by installing fairy lights and making them look like they’re flowing from a teapot. It will feel like magic is being poured out into your yard.
6. Set lights into your brick wall
Light up pathways or staircases lined with brick walls by adding small lights in the walls. This is a great way to improve safety especially along staircases. The small lights add a soft and rustic touch.
7. Light up your trees
There’s nothing more magical than a tree lit up with fairy lights. It will feel like there are fairies dancing above your head. This is perfect for lighting up an outdoor entertainment area.
8. Install recessed lighting in your terrace stairs
Give your stone terrace a soft touch by installing recessed lights under the stairs. This is perfect for increasing safety on the stairs as well as creating a soft and welcoming feel on your terrace in the evening.
9. Light up your greenery
Draw attention to the greenery in your yard by installing lights within the greenery. It will feel like you’re in a jungle. The lights will create dramatic shadows for added interest in your yard at night. This lighting idea Is great even if you don’t have a lot of greenery in your yard.
10. Line rocks with bright tube lighting
Bright tube lighting installed along rocks in your garden is perfect for adding an element of safety. It is also a great way to add a dramatic touch to your landscape. The bright light mimics the effect of a fireplace. You can choose different colors for different effects.
We Can Help You Bring These Ideas to Life
Do you want to light up your landscape? Get in touch with us, Adam Gorski Landscaping. Schedule a session with our landscape lighting designer in North Bend to discuss your needs and ideas. We’d be glad to help you bring your ideas to life.