Cosy lighting ideas for the garden, balcony and patio
As spring and summer lure us into the garden with the prospect of warm evenings, it gives us a good excuse to update our outdoor lighting.
When it comes to lighting design, there are lots of choices, from atmospheric and comfortable to practical and creative. There are multifunctional lights that double as furniture or music boxes. Portable battery lights, solar lanterns and ground spike lights. And LED strips that line the garden path, patio heels and railings. So, what are you going to choose?
Lights2Go is part of summer!
Battery-powered, practical lamps
We can hardly imagine summer without battery-powered, rechargeable Lights2Go lights. And because they’re portable, they’re not only great for the garden. They’re also ideal for taking to barbecues on the beach, picnics in the park or camping holidays.
With warm white, dimmable light, they’re perfect for when you want to relax with friends and loved ones during the warmer months.
Solar lanterns bring mood lighting to balconies and patios without consuming electricity. And because they’re powered by the sun, it means we can enjoy their cosy glow long after the sun has set.
What’s more, they’re also a creative eye catcher when throwing a garden party for your friends and neighbours.
You can frame your terrace, set the scene in a flower bed or highlight a balcony box with solar or battery-powered ground spike lights. And because they‘re not connected to your power supply, these chic lights can be stuck into the ground and repositioned at any time. Flexible lighting at its best.
What could be nicer in spring and summer than eating outside? But if there isn’t room on your garden dining table for a lamp, attaching a pendant light above it means you can enjoy good food, drink and company long into the night.
And with designs ranging from metal cages and natural-chic wicker shades to pure filament lamps, the are plenty of options available to help you create your outdoor oasis.
Moving the living room outside during the warm months - in addition to comfortable lounge furniture - you’ll also need the right light. Outdoor floor lamps, for example, are perfect for creating open-air reading corners or brightening up a dining area. And when it comes to design, models with a high IP protection class mean that even when a summer rain forces you indoors, your lamps don't have to go with you.
There’s nothing like sitting outside and enjoying the evening. So, why not enjoy it even more with seats, tables and even plant pots that light up?
Yes, you read that right.
You can change the mood of your furniture via a smartphone or remote control. So, whether you’re looking to relax or party, there’s a tone to match the ambiance you’re trying to create. Oh, and don’t forget to try the 2022 Pantone Colour of the Year, Very Peri.
Sit comfortably in the garden, let your lamp shine in all your favourite colours using the RGB function and relax with music you love via its in-built speakers — if you think that sounds impossible, think again.
Our multifunctional lamps give you the option of light and music. And if that’s not enough, there are models available that also incorporate champagne coolers and side tables.
How great is that?
Whether you’re planning a party or having a chilled out evening, fairy lights and lanterns on the fence, in bushes, and trees will create the look and feel you want. And because they’re battery or solar-powered, you can save yourself the hassle of running cables through the garden.
Just pop in some batteries, or face the panels to the south during the day and — hey presto — you’ve got feel-good light all evening long.
Whether you want to frame a flower bed. Or line the terrace, outdoor furniture or balcony railing to create a cosy atmosphere — LED strips are the answer. With LED strips, spending our evenings outside becomes a place of well-being. And with many offering a multicolour function, you can create and change the colour to match the mood or occasion.
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