Homeowner Tip: Backyard Lighting

These warm San Diego summer nights are the perfect time to enjoy an evening outside. Whatever your outdoor space may be; whether you have an expansive villa-style backyard or a small patio, you can add lighting to make your space a more inviting area to relax. Adding lights to your yard can create a romantic environment or add drama to your landscaping. Take a look at some of the ways Gore Realty Group listings have used backyard lighting to create a more enjoyable space, and get ideas for your own!

Verrazzano backyard

String lighting around the edge of an outdoor patio to immediately add interest. Bonus tip: add some sheer outdoor curtains for extra luxury.

 

Del Sur backyard

Weave white “Christmas” lights into an umbrella to give even a small area an ethereal feel.

 

Add some simple solar lights to add nighttime drama to your landscaping.

Install some simple solar lights to add nighttime drama to your landscaping.

 

No landscaping to show off? Direct the solar lights at the front of your house instead.

No landscaping to show off? Direct the solar lights at the front of your house instead.

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Hang a strand of market lights along a fence to expand a small space.

 

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Drape market lights above your space for a rustic feel. Don’t have a pergola to attach lights to? It’s easy enough to hang lights from the side of the house to another wall, fence or a pole.

 

What’s your favorite way to add lighting to your outdoor space? Leave us your input in the comments!

 

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