Category Archives: Outdoor Lighting

Outdoor Lighting Fixtures: Sizing and Hanging Guidelines

Summer is almost here, and so are leisurely evenings spent outside on your porch or patio. Today’s outdoor living spaces look as beautiful and feel as comfortable as indoor living areas, and new, outdoor-rated lighting options abound. These outdoor pendants, chandeliers, hanging lanterns and wall sconces are a must-have to create the ideal ambiance for […]

Outdoor Lighting Sizing Guide: How to Determine Fixture-to-House Proportions

Adding the perfect amount of outdoor lighting will give a home after-dark curb appeal and provide safety for family and visitors. Start by shopping for exterior lighting that complements the design of your house – but keep in mind that the lighting you fall in love with needs to be the right size for your […]

Outdoor Lighting That Lasts

Lovely breezes, plentiful sunshine, and soft, warm air are among the benefits of living near the ocean or in a lakeside home. Unfortunately, these advantages can quickly turn into negatives where outdoor lighting is concerned. Selecting exterior lighting that stands up to harsh weather conditions is a must if your home is near salt air, […]

Spruce up your outdoor spaces for spring

Spring has sprung! With warmer temperatures and blooming flowers, it’s the perfect time to be outdoors. Whether hosting an alfresco dinner party or simply playing in the backyard with family, extend the longevity of your gatherings past daylight hours with well-designed lighting. Illuminate the season and define your outdoor spaces with these handy lighting tips: […]

Outdoor Lighting Buying Guide

We recently collaborated with our valued partner Bellacor to bring you everything you need to know when changing up your outdoor lighting plan. It’s amazing that with the right tools and tips – you can completely refresh your home’s curb appeal. Here’s a snapshot of our guide, and be sure to visit the Bellacor blog to view […]

5 tips to extend the outdoor living season

Provide comfy seating for outdoor living areas.

The prevalence and popularity of outdoor living comforts are on the rise, as homeowners become accustomed to the many benefits exterior spaces have to offer. With cooler and shorter days just around the corner, now is the time to start preparing the outdoor spaces of your home for relaxing and entertaining that will transcend the […]

Size Matters: How to determine fixture-to-house proportion for outdoor fixtures

When selecting decorative outdoor fixtures, most people shop for lighting primarily based on visual elements such as fixture style and finish. While the design of the fixture itself is a good place to start, another area of equal importance (that is often overlooked) is the appropriate fixture size – in proportion to the size of your house. Fixtures can […]