Nothing says summer like sitting outside under the stars around a fire pit—just because the sun has gone down, that doesn’t mean your evening has to stop. But at some point you’ll no doubt want more light than those stars (or that fire) can provide, though not nearly as much as those old floodlights on the back of the house that make you feel completely overexposed. Nowadays there is a plethora of chic, ambient lighting options to choose from—to make it easy for you, read on for ED爱博体育下载’s top choices and inspirations for the best outdoor lighting.
爱博体育下载To add a romantic feel to your outdoor gathering, try stringing these lights across your backyard patio or deck. You can use a weighted pole for support, or...
You don’t necessarily need to buy a support pole or weighted flag from which to hang your string lights. Just look up—you can always use tree branches instead.
爱博体育下载Give your outdoor space the same feel as your living room by placing this floor lamp next to your seating area.
These ultra-cool globe lights can be strewn across your yard—or even set to float in a swimming pool!
Nothing is more classic than a lantern—this one would look great hanging on a porch or above an outdoor dining table.
爱博体育下载These lightweight pendants can be hung from branches or from an outdoor structure like a pergola. Try hanging more than one to shed even more light on your space.
This pendant gives off a casual, island vibe—the rattan texture adds a natural element, while the rope cord is a chic nautical touch.
This stylish outdoor sconce by ELLE Decor A-List designer Martin Brudnizki was inspired by acanthus leaves and would fit in seamlessly anywhere (but especially on a trellis overgrown with ivy).
爱博体育下载Bring a healthy dose of modern decor to your patio with this circular floor lamp by Artemide.
The aptly named Camouflage sconce by comes in a variety of finishes, including a faux marble version that would practically disappear against an outdoor wall.
爱博体育下载You can reuse those holiday decorations by stringing them up alongside some hanging paper lanterns outdoors.
Yes, you can爱博体育下载 have a chandelier outside. And if you’re going for it, then why not go all-out with this crystal option?
爱博体育下载For the traditionalists at heart, this beautiful brass sconce in a verdigris finish is a true home run.
爱博体育下载Try hanging these wicker globe-shaped pendants in a grouping—or even just one by itself—to give your outdoor space a real lift.
Ahoy there! Add a nautical note with this sconce by Original BTC. These are also great for lighting a pathway or pool area.
For a fun, outside-the-box idea, try hanging bell jars with outdoor bulbs inside them. It’s a great way to reuse and recycle—and add more light at the same time.