Lighting the exterior of a small house

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We have a small saltbox modified house the property is 75 x 150.
front yard is small with a porch .
For lighting now we have three top hats on porch which are in dimmers. At night the porch can be seen but the house is black.
I would like to put in lighting so that the house can be seen without it looking overdone.
Also where do we place the lighting and what type of lights do I use?
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Front house
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Driveway
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Front door with stainglass I made.
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  • Cindi Cindi on May 15, 2016
    How about putting outdoor lighting in the yard, facing the house? It would light up the front of the house and parts of the yard. If you don't want that much light, you could put a sconce light on either side of the widow, and maybe one on the opposite side of the door.
    • Teresa Hobson Teresa Hobson on May 16, 2016
      Thank You Cindi that is what I was thinking I just am not sure where to place them the front yard ia so small.
  • Chris Smith Chris Smith on May 16, 2016
    I love solar lights. You can buy stronger ones online rather than the big box store offerings.
    • Teresa Hobson Teresa Hobson on May 16, 2016
      Hi Chris. I tried Solar lights there not strong enough and my neighbors lights drowned them out.
  • Janie Franklin Janie Franklin on May 17, 2016
    Have you thought about deck lighting? I love deck lighting. Pinterest has some great ideas on deck lighting.
  • Johnchip Johnchip on May 18, 2016
    Simple clear or white twinkle lights under the porch eaves. ( I keep mine on the constant mode and on a timer)
  • Nathan Estrella Nathan Estrella on Oct 06, 2017
    You can use LED lights also.
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