Make Your Garden Shine With the Best Outdoor Lighting Tips and Tricks

Outdoor lighting is a neat way to give your garden a lift. Regardless of whether you want to highlight a particular area or simply make more use of your outdoor space, our lighting tips can help. By scrolling through our community’s database of ideas, we’ve found a selection of fantastic solutions for any home. So, if you’re ready to bring light to areas where there was once shade, check out our top 18 outdoor lighting tips.

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1. Outdoor Lighting Looks Sharp with Sharpies

To add some color to your outdoor lighting, all you need is a creative touch and some sharpies. To recreate this project, start by removing the wiring and internals from

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2. Arty Outdoor Solar Lights

Don’t spend a fortune on solar outdoor light decorations. By using some initiative, creativity and a set of sharpies, you can make these wonderful outdoor lights. Adding

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3. An Oasis of Outdoor String Lights

You don’t need trees to create your own little oasis of light. Staking metal fence posts into the ground, Hometalker Virginia formed a circuit to hang her lights from.

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4. Don’t Get Hung Up on Outdoor Christmas Lights

You’ve bought some outdoor Christmas lights for the festive season but now you’re in a mess trying to hang them. Never fear, thanks to this ingenious hack, you can light

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5. Lightbulb Moment: Hangers and Solar Lights

A hanging planter, a tabletop outdoor solar light, and some copper wire are all you need to make this impressive garden ornament. To start, remove the chains from the

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6. Grand Outdoor LED Lighting

For a grand look outside of your home, this idea from Angela Davis is ideal. To recreate this trio of impressive outdoor lights, start with three faux concrete

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7. Candlelight by Moonlight Outdoor Invention

This neat outdoor solar light takes very little effort. Taking three Dollar Store outdoor lights, Zest It Up started out by removing the bulbs from their stems. The next

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8. World of Color: String Lights and Planters

If you’ve got four half circle planters and a set of outdoor string lights, this glowing globe could be hanging in your garden. Taking four planters and fixing them

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9. Low Voltage, Low Hassle Outdoor Lighting Fix

You don’t need to be an electrician to install your own outdoor lighting if you follow Amber’s advice. Firstly, for the lighting cable, make sure it’s buried an inch or

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10. From Indoor to Outdoor Light Fixtures

An old lampstand makes an ideal outdoor lighting solution if you’re willing to put in a bit of effort. By removing the old bulbs/light casing, you’ll be left with a blank

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11. Outdoor Lighting in a Jar

Starting with a solar light, remove the stake and fix some double-sided tape to the bottom of the lighting module. Next, drop the module into a jar and stick in place.

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12. Classic Color Match for Outdoor Wall Lights

How do you breathe new life into old outdoor lighting? According to Knelso18, the best thing you can do is color match. Instead of purchasing new outdoor wall lights,

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13. Classy, Classic Outdoor Lighting

Chandeliers aren’t only for use in the home. By removing the wiring from a tree lampstand and bunching them together, you’ve got the base for your outdoor chandelier.

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14. A Warm Welcome with Outdoor Lighting

Welcome people to your home with this clever outdoor lighting solution. To greet your guests and light up their visit, take seven cans and remove the labels. Spray in a

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15. Scents and Outdoor String Lights Make Sense

Wrapping string lights around a fence post or a planter can give your garden an instant lift. However, if you want something different, take a look at this idea from

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16. Genius Red Hot Outdoor Lighting Hack

You don’t need wood and a box of matches to create your own firepit. By taking an old lampstand, removing the top and gluing on a copper bowl, you can recreate this

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17. Marvelous Mason Jar Solar Light

If you buy mason jars with metal handles already attached, you can make this fantastic outdoor light. By filling the jar with some clear stones and sticking a lighting

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18. Light Up Your Walkway with Outdoor Lights

If you want to get creative with outdoor string lights, try these magical arches. To start, take a PVC pipe that’s at least enough to stand over 6ft tall at its highest

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