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1498 Porch Lighting Ideabooks
Hanging Lanterns Cast Porches in the Right Light
Don't leave guests dangling in the dark. Brighten their outlook with warm, welcoming hanging lanterns for your outdoor room
"or out, lighting is a subtle but crucial way to set the mood and style. Hanging lanterns... you to a porch or an outdoor room, and sets the tone for laid-back festivities. See... 12-by-15 porch would hold a 27-inch lantern. On a porch with a beautiful focal point... right light fixtures. Traditionally, chandeliers should hang 30 to 36 inches above... enough light to see your plate. If you aren't sure what size of lantern is right for..."
Cast a Spell With Outdoor Lights
Make a night on the patio magical or conjure a warm welcome for guests on the porch with well-chosen outdoor lighting fixtures
"on the porch with well-chosen outdoor lighting fixtures... brightly lit porch or patio. Choosing an exterior fixture adds charm, curb appeal and character... fixtures that light up the night.... Luxury Lighting, Hinkley Lighting to name a few. How many folks out there really have... dark sky lights and love the light they cast without interfering with the starry NM... "dark sky" light? Dark sky fixtures shine the light downwards only and we have local..."
Make Outdoor Magic With String Lighting
"string lights may help your patio or porch put a sparkle in someone's eyes... string lights that whimsically resemble ... well, lucky stars. The simple, cost-effective... outdoor lighting method has transformed my backyard and can transform yours as well... little light onto your outdoor evening celebration.... string lights from our porch into our yard, but just couldn't visualize how to pull... power LED lights are fresh and exciting. They are especially great for low ceilings,..."
Guest Picks: Cozy Up a Covered Porch
Turn a porch into a comfortable outdoor room with French cottage–inspired furniture, accessories, lighting and decor
"urn a porch into a comfortable outdoor room with French cottage–inspired furniture... My porch is Texas-sized at 600 square feet, but even if your porch has limited... the back porch of our Texas ranch in Round Top much of the year. It's my slice of heaven... on the porch on hot nights. Well, covered porches are our favorite places, Anita!... to my porch and melamine, so it won't break. For drapes to hang beautifully and..."
6 Ways to Create an Inviting Home Entrance
"guests with light, greenery and comfortable transition from the outdoors in... bathed in light, does a perfect job of directing people to the front door. The light... door. The lights provide illumination in the dark and the columns provide an almost... 3. Use light as a cue to the front door. Especially important in the winter months... hardscape lighting shouldn't be the main focal point, it should just highlight certain..."
Porch Life: Modern Porches Step It Up
With dramatically different lines and sometimes not even a separate roof, modern porch designs leave tradition behind
"modern porch designs leave tradition behind... More Porch Life: Wraparound Porches | Sleeping Porches | Screened-In Porches... and a porch swing. However, modern architects have been reinterpreting the porch... contemporary porches that may change what the word "porch" conjures up in your mind. More... word "porch." Chances are, you are imagining a wraparound veranda on a farmhouse... overhead. A porch not only has delightful uses, but it also is a powerful design element..."
DIY Projects: Outfitting a Sleeping Porch
"private porch. 5. Lighting. Overhead lights aren't always necessary, but a little light... sleeping porch. It's even better than sleeping outside - all the clean air and hidden... sleeping porch can be as simple as covering an old twin bed with some comfortable quilts... sleeping porches, though, retain a sort of rough character, bridging the gap between... sleeping porch, there are a few key things to consider: 1. Rain & humidity. Even with..."
Outfit a Southern Plantation-Style Home — Paint to Porch Furnishings
"gracious porches, well-proportioned rooms and rambling grounds, Southern plantation-style... colors, lighting, cabinetry and more make decision making a breeze — so you can spend... his back porch and front entry. both had many nests when it was light beige like the... large porches, front and back on our southern home. The front porch has a haint... will be a light grey. I may try one coat of the light grey for the ceiling and if I have..."
Reinvent It: Salvage a Birdcage for an Eclectic Chandelier
"artistic light fixture that looks more expensive than it is... covered porch with a vaulted ceiling and a fireplace. “It’s a great example of a very... for the light fixture and less than $50 for paint, sandpaper and other supplies Time:... nging-light-birdcage?tid=63 Let's give a shout out to the almighty can of spray... missing lighting works - figured I was going to have to change all the wiring anyway... and a light bulb went on. Grabbed some black paint and now it looks very similar..."
Renovation Detail: The Blue Porch Ceiling
Ghostly legends spurred the Haint Blue porch ceiling trend in the South, but you can pick this color just because it's pretty
"Haint Blue porch ceiling trend in the South, but you can pick this color just because... front porch. I have my eyes on a Craftsman-style front door, and Chippendale balustrades... found on porches across America, often for different reasons. Historians say the blue... blue porch ceiling was born in South Carolina, where a group of African descendants... their porches blue, they trusted the spirits would be confused by the water-colored..."
Guest Picks: Outdoor Lighting for Summer Nights
Layer your light sources on the deck or in the garden with lanterns, string lights, fire pits and more
"your light sources on the deck or in the garden with lanterns, string lights, fire... Outdoor lights, while often overlooked, can make a world of difference in creating... These lighting picks give you plenty of options to brighten any occasion, from large... tio-Lighting I love the globe lights and so many of the lights shown here! I love... through our porch light so I can turn them on from inside the back door. I got an adapter..."
8 Ways to Create a Neighborly Front Yard
"front porch, paths and yard for social interaction... front porch, here are some ideas to help foster interaction with your neighbors.... street lights are not the only source of light. I think porch lights and garage lights... to the porch. Our path now goes from the driveway to the porch, which is a little... love the light of front porches and the safety aspect too. Visit LittleFreeLibrary... between open porches, commonly found in warm climates, and closed porches. Firstly, I..."
20 Outstanding Outdoor Living Rooms
Why give up style and comfort just because you add fresh air? Turn any porch or patio into a sumptuous room by following these leads
"Turn any porch or patio into a sumptuous room by following these leads... patio or porch the same way you might approach a room. Consider flooring, lighting,... outdoor lighting and indoor-outdoor carpets, you can now live as stylishly and comfortably... (as on a porch) or virtual (curtains or a planter filled with bamboo). Add an overhead... for a porch swing off to the side of our exterior dining area. Considerably more..."
Cultivating A Porch Garden
"simple porch spaces. But in this upcoming summer season, don't we all feel the urge... back "porch" a square patch of stone tiling. So how to turn a humble space like that... for any porch space. A few wonderful options are: setting an orange tree in the corner... GET THE LIGHT RIGHT. This element can be a big bang for your buck. Whether you set... around, the lighting is a no-brainer way to create ambience and up the class of the space..."
Take It Outside! Inspiring Ideas for Outdoor Dining
"and the light gets brighter, our daily routines undergo a radical paradigm shift. Whereas... late-evening light, the riot of garden color and the smells and sensations of warm weather... between a porch & a patio, you learn something new everyday. How about adding some s'mores... Screened porch to keep the bugs away. I've been in a quandary for years as how to protect... front porch (it's pretty large, so it fits fine). We now eat there almost every..."