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20 ideas to brighten up your patio in style

20 ideas to brighten up your patio in style

1. With string lights


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One of the prettiest ways to light your patio is to install light garlands. Hanging on walls, in glass jars or under bells, your terrace will be beautifully illuminated. If you have the possibility of installing wooden poles at the ends of your terrace, connect a few garlands on both sides of it with the poles and voila.Perfect for a warm atmosphere !

2. With candles


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You can also simply light up your exterior with a few small candles. Ideal for a small terrace or balcony for example but you can also have it everywhere on a larger terrace for create a bohemian atmosphere

3. With lanterns and candle jars


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In the same style as the candles, lanterns and tealight holders have the wind in their sails. Just like the famous light garland. Electric or with candles, these objects have the advantage of being able to be transported from one end to the other of the terrace. Practical and decorative, they create a stylish terrace.

4. With a brazier


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Another way to illuminate your terrace in style, invest in a brazier. Place it in the center of your terrace for maximum light and arrange your outdoor armchairs and sofas around it. You can just as easily put it in a corner, for a rather decorative aspect. In any case, the rendering is great!

5. With light shapes


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For several years, luminous objects have been popular. Light cubes, balls or furniture, these design shapes light up while decorating your exterior. Practical and aesthetic!

6. Has solar lights


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A great way to light up your patio is to install solar lights all around your exterior. Ecological alternative, your lamps are charged during the day with solar energy and at night, no need to connect them to an outlet. You can plant them all over the grass or have them on your terrace.

7. By lighting your pool


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If you are lucky enough to have a swimming pool, you can decide to install light spots at the bottom so that you can turn on your pool after dark to light up your terrace.

8. With floating lanterns


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Also, if you have a swimming pool and don't want to put spots in it, opt for floating lights. Put down a dozen and let them float.The reflection of these brings a touch of magic to your outside!

9. With street lights


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A lamp post outside? And why not ! If we are used to seeing a floor lamp rather indoors, you can completely install one or more on your terrace. However, be sure to bring them in in case of bad weather or to get models specially designed for outdoors.

10. With light studs


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Another great idea to light up your terrace: the light pads or bollards. Make an alley of a few studs, spaced at your convenience and your terrace is ready to receive friends, colleagues or family!

11. With recessed spotlights on the ground


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Had you thought about embedding spots directly in the ground from your terrace? If not, remedy this idea, all the more if you are in the middle of building your exterior! Put some at the ends of your terrace and a few in between for a great look.

12. Has ceiling spots


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On the floor or on the ceiling, the spots are a great idea to brighten up your patio in style. Install some under your roof directly or under your covered terrace and it is lit. You will spend time on your terrace!

13. Has spotlights


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In the grass or in a tree, projectors have the gift of creating rather sensational lighting effects, provided of course that they are properly oriented. In a bush, behind a hedge, in the middle of your flowers or in a tree, install 2-3 for a warm atmosphere.

14. With bright flower pots


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Quite original, this idea sublimates your terrace and your facade while highlighting your plants. Get bright flower pots or attach small spots under your bins directly and turn them on. The result can only be very successful!

15. Has wall lights


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Classic, the idea of fix wall lights on your exterior facade turns out to be super practical. Just turn them on and your patio is lit! Play on the shape, the color of the light and its intensity for a more or less subdued atmosphere.

16. With light jars


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To buy or to make, the light jars have everything in trendy lighting. In jars placed on a table with luminous filaments wrapped in them or garland like a bulb inside the jar, this tip will nicely illuminate your terrace.

17. Has an outdoor stove


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What if you installed a stove on your terrace? It may sound crazy to you, but we have proof in pictures that it exists! So why not at home? Cocooning atmosphere guaranteed throughout the year (or almost).

18. By lighting the facades


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This time, the idea is to light up your facades with light sources directly integrated into the ground. Invisible, this option does not take up any space on your terrace and highlights your exterior walls and facades

19. With garlands in the trees


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If you have one or more trees on your terrace or at its end, decorate them with surrounding the branches of light garlands. On the one hand, it brings a magical side to your exterior, on the other hand, it is a useful idea since your tree will light up the terrace!

20. With your Christmas decor


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And as the end of the year is fast approaching, it's time to get out Christmas decorations. And who says Christmas decor says garlands! Red, green, multicolored, in the shape of a reindeer, Santa Claus, a fir tree or a snowman, this famous garland decorate while lighting your exterior.