The fastest-growing segment of the home furnishings industry is all about extending your living space outdoors. As outdoor rooms are the big trend, it seems only natural that lighting that space would be next.
There is such a large selection of outdoor lighting now that you can virtually extend your personal style from inside to outside.From fresh and modern to vintage looking, the array is so big that every generation from the boomers to the millenniums can all find something to suit their mode.
Here is just a taste of what’s trendy in outdoor lighting:
Cove lighting has been around for a long time and is not going away. Lighting up your deck railings is fun.
New to outdoor lighting is the hanging lights that bring that inside look to your back yard.
Sold everywhere are the fun trendy string lights that can be placed in so many ways.
Step lights and garden lighting are still popular and functional. The most preferred lights are LEDs and then, of course, the solar lighting solutions for the outdoors.
Just don’t run your solar garden lights in a straight row like a runway, place them to light a special ornament, flower or a walkway. Put your solar lights in the best possible position so the panels get as much sunlight as possible. These may have to be re-positioned when the surrounding plants grow.
Outdoor candles on remote are this year’s star.
Outdoor laser lights are not just for Christmas; they’re also for your trees. They come in all white so you can direct them on your trees to look like thousands of little white lights are hanging from them.
There is nothing that you can’t get in outdoor lights, such as outdoor lamps, lanterns, color changing LED cubes, ornaments, planters and even ice buckets. One of my favourites:
This assortment ensures that you can bring your personal decorating style from inside to outside for a seamless style.