Guest Picks: Stretch Out Summer With Outdoor Lights
You don't need to spend a lot to get a few lanterns or lights out onto your patio. I have curated a few from some of my go-to sources. A few have high price points, but many are priced well enough that it wouldn't be hard to pick up several for your outdoor space. — Barbara from Markova Design
I have always wanted a hardwired light hanging from a pergola. I think this lantern would be perfect. Now I just need someone to build me a pergola!Next: The 3 Top Ways to Light Up Your Landscape
Aren't these dragonfly lights adorable? They are the perfect touch of whimsy for your backyard space.
These are stunning hurricane lanterns. I love their shine and glamour. They're perfect for outdoors and in.
I love this tinsel light set. It adds just the right amount of sparkle to cast a shimmery light.
Gosh, these are adorable! Reminiscent of a pretty party dress, these lights are ready to light up your outdoor space.
These are stunning. I am a sucker for glass candleholders. I wish I had these when I lived down south because they would have been perfect for housing citronella candles.
I love this lantern. I might have to get a few for my backyard.
Oh my, I love the light that these hurricane lanterns cast. Fill them with citronella candles to ward off any bugs. In the fall, simply bring them in to keep the warmth of summer glowing in your home.
I love the simplicity of this lantern. It's very understated and yet so chic.
Solar-powered string lanterns are the perfect solution for those who don't have access to an electrical outlet in their outdoor spaces.
I love the solar-powered lantern idea, as you don't have to worry about finding a lighter or the wind blowing out your candle.
This is ingenious! Wired lights that you can wrap anywhere — just think of the possibilities!
Aren't these the most adorable string lights? Like tiny industrial pendants, they would add that extra flair to your outdoor space.
I love the shape of these lanterns. Group some of varying heights together for an amazing look on the patio.
This solar-powered lantern would be perfect in a tight space, and no candles means no fear of flames! Group several together around the yard, hanging from branches or roof gables to create a warm ambience.
I have a string of these hanging on my patio. I feel like I am at a Sonoma vineyard while sipping on my glass of chilled white wine.
The simple globe glass lantern gives a modern twist to an outdoor classic. I would love to have a few of these hanging outside around my patio.
This fabulous light comes at a great price point. I am loving the flameless option! No worrying about fire hazards, pets or little kids around. Wouldn't it be a great addition to a campsite as well?
These rattan outdoor string lights would bring rustic elegance to your patio.
This pendant needs to be hardwired, but it would be fabulous hanging in a pergola over a dinner table, or flanking a door to the house with two of them. It gives a nautical, beachy, summery look to an outdoor space.