It’s finally summertime! The coming of the solstice means longer days shorter work hours (hopefully) and warm-weather soirées that last well into the night. Outdoor entertaining is always a treat but a sprinkling of luminous accents can really add some extra icing on the cake! If you’re looking for some new ways to lace your next al fresco event with some twinkle check out our favorite ideas for unique ways to light up the night in style.
Another clever way to light up your stairs is by attaching light strips along each step. It’s easy to do if the flat surfaces of your steps juts out a bit past the vertical parts — like these basement stairs featured on Hative.
Homeowners hang beautiful light fixtures from their ceilings and put lamps in as many dark corners of a room as they can but how often do you visit someone’s home and see their lit up with built-in lighting?
Whether you like the look of very round globes like these pedants from SkyLO’s Float Collection — or smaller beads like these gorgeous emerald pendants from Tom Dixon the endless variety of shapes and sizes means there’s a perfect fit for practically every homeowner.
Surround your plant of choice with the Hanging Wire Pot Bracket in Plated Brass from West Elm. Bonus: this item perfectly holds one West Elm Chalkboard Planter (sold separately) as shown below:
Check out these neat-looking lights from Super Modular. A great alternative if you want just a very subtle lighting solution. Here’s a staircase in a cabin featured on Small House Bills that has small lights along the side wall for every other step.