Garden Lanterns

One look at these dreamy garden lanterns and you’ll think you’re on the set of a Nicholas Sparks movie.  You can boost your yard to romance novel status with just a few simple lighting additions.  To help you turn your backyard space into a romantic oasis, I’ve rounded up these 15 ways to create outdoor lighting.

15 Garden Lanterns that Will Transform Your Yard

1. Country chic mason jars

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2. If you’re lucky enough to have a large tree in your backyard, string it with lights and adorn it with hanging mason jars with firefly lights in them.

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3. Upcycle tin cans and turn them into garden lanterns.

 

4. This backyard space is simple and so beautiful.  I especially love the hanging wire basket lighting.

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5. Vintage lanterns turned garden lanterns.

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6.  Who says you need to live in the country for a gorgeous backyard?  Lighted paper lanterns really make a statement in this urban space.

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7. And this is just magical—lights strung around hula hoops.

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8. This is awesome!  Turn old (think your grandma’s) light fixtures into hanging lanterns!

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9. I wish I had steps up to my house to place these pretty metal garden lanterns.  I love the nautical feel of the rope handle.

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10. Use twine or macrame to hang glass jars for garden lanterns.

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11. These DIY upcycled lantern vases would be lovely outdoors.

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12. I love the beachy feel these wicker lanterns imbue.

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