Decorating & Design

June 7, 2016

15 Outdoor Lighting Ideas For Enchanting Summer Evenings

Design editor Lauren Petroff shares her top picks for outdoor lighting this season.
Lauren-Petroff-FeaturedImgThe most glorious thing about summer, hands down, is outdoor living. And while weekends let us enjoy seemingly endless hours of sunshine, weekdays are a different story. There are nights when I leave the office, look up at the darkening sky, and wish I could go back to a time when I’d linger on dusky residential streets until bedtime, soaking up every last ray of sun. Thankfully, there’s an easy decorating solution that helps me make the most of warm evenings after work: hanging pretty outdoor lighting. There are countless options on the market right now that will lend a dreamy ambience to a balcony, patio or yard, from hardwired options to seasonal accents. Here are just a few of my favorites…

Author: Lauren Petroff