17 Beautiful Outdoor Lighting Ideas for Your Backyard

The summertime is the perfect time to display these stunning outdoor lighting ideas.

When the warm weather comes around, I love spending time outdoors, especially in my backyard. Below I’ve included 17 outdoor lighting ideas that would be perfect for your backyard.

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Solar Mason Jar Lights

SOLAR MASON JAR LIGHTS
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If you would like to display mason jar lights outdoors, solar mason jars are just what you need. These lights would look great hanging on your fence or sitting on a patio table.

Dog Paw Lights

DOG PAW LIGHTS
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If you’re a cat or dog lover, I think you’ll love adding paw print lights to your front or backyard.

Garden Owls

GARDEN OWL'S
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These garden owls are perfect for bird lovers. These owls will add a great touch to your garden or backyard decor.

Garden Party Lights

pink flower lights
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As the name suggests, these lights are absolutely perfect for your next garden party. However, they can be used for many other outdoor purposes.

Vintage Lanterns

VINTAGE LANTERNS
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These vintage-style lanterns are the perfect addition to your outdoor decor. From porch decor and garden decor to front door decor, these lights would look great anywhere.

Cracked Glass Globes

CRACKED GLASS GLOBES
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These cracked glass globes are stunning. They would look wonderful in your garden, placed along a walking path, and more.

Sunflower Lights

SUNFLOWER LIGHTS
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Not only would these sunflower lights look awesome in your backyard, but they would also make a great housewarming gift.

Paper Lanterns

PAPER LANTERNS
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These Japanese-style paper lanterns are perfect for backyard events such as engagement parties, baby showers, and family barbeques.

Table Top Deck Torch

TABLE TOP DECK TORCH
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This table top deck torch is made from hand-blown glass, which gives it a great antique feel. You can fill this torch with citronella to keep the mosquitos away.

Extra Long Fairy Lights

EXTRA LONG FAIRY LIGHTS
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If you need a lot of fairy lights, these extra-long fairy lights are perfect. Use them for your deck, garden, or even to wrap around a tree.

Glowing Mushrooms

GLOWING MUSHROOMS
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These lovely glowing mushrooms are handcrafted, so each one is unique and one of a kind. These mushrooms would look great in a flower garden.

Watering Can Fairy Lights

WATERING CAN FAIRY LIGHTS
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I find this outdoor light idea to be so creative. This fairy lights watering would be perfect for your garden decor.

Hanging Jute Fairy Lights

HANGING JUTE FAIRY LIGHTS
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These hanging fairy lights are made from natural jute fiber netting. Use a mason jar to display tea lights or fairy lights.

String Light Pole

STRING LIGHT POLE
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Spice up your patio ambiance with stringed lights. This pole is perfect for stringing lights throughout your backyard.

Wine Bottle Cork Lights

WINE BOTTLE CORK LIGHTS
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I’m a big fan of these wine bottle cork lights. With these lights, fairy lights are connected to a faux wine cork. You simply place the cork in any wine bottle of your choice. What a great, easy, and quick DIY lights project.

Bulb String Lights

BULB STRING LIGHTS
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I love bulb string lights because they’re easy to install and look great. These particular lights are solar-powered, which is definitely a plus.

Fireworks Lights

FIREWORK LIGHTS
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Brighten up your garden, backyard, or event with firework-style lights. These lights are solar-powered and shine brightly and beautifully at night.

These are just a few of the many ways you can use outdoor lighting to enhance your home’s outdoor setting. Have fun experimenting with different ideas.

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