Night time in the Garden:   by GK Architects Ltd

Outdoor lighting ideas for gorgeous house garden

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If you've taken the time to create a gorgeous garden, what better way to finish it off than with some stunning outdoor lighting?

We wouldn't go so far as to call ourselves lighting savants, but we have looked at some of the lovely projects completed by landscape architects already, in a bid to inspire your next garden endeavour. 

Get ready to feel illuminated!

2. We love the idea of wall-mounted lights that create shapes!

1. These small and unobtrusive lights cast an elegant glow over the lawn and driveway

Riggsacre, Corbridge:  Houses by MWE Architects
MWE Architects

Riggsacre, Corbridge

MWE Architects

3. If you have trees in your garden, lighting them will make a dramatic impact

4. For houses with an impressive façade, lighting feature accents will look really incredible

5. Simpler can be best!

Small courtyard garden:  Garden by Paul Newman Landscapes
Paul Newman Landscapes

Small courtyard garden

Paul Newman Landscapes

Tea light candles are ideal for a romantic evening in the garden.

6. Focused lighting works well if you have interesting features to draw attention to in your garden

Night time in the Garden:  Garden  by GK Architects Ltd
GK Architects Ltd

Night time in the Garden

GK Architects Ltd

7. A single spotlight keeps things easy and minimal

It's a great tip for a dining table!

8. For some wow factor lighting, cut out shades will really dazzle

 Garden  by Yumé Péma
Yumé Péma

Cage de Lumière—La version extérieur

Yumé Péma

9. Clever lighting that integrates into the surroundings is hard to beat

 Garden  by Essenze di Luce
Essenze di Luce

Menhir di Luce

Essenze di Luce

These rock lights are almost camouflaged!

10. Do you dare opt for a little colour in your garden?

 Garden  by Ivan Torres Architects
Ivan Torres Architects

Vivienda unifamiliar en Ibiza

Ivan Torres Architects

11. Lighting garden pathways is not only practical, it also looks super cute

 Garden by Ancona + Ancona Arquitectos
Ancona + Ancona Arquitectos

La casa de las Sirenas (Patio)

Ancona + Ancona Arquitectos

It's a runway back to the house!

12. For covered terraces, ceiling lights bring a feeling of a luxe interior outside

13. Wall lights can liven up an otherwise very plain expanse of material

14. There's no rules when it comes to outdoor lighting

You want pendulums in your outdoor bar? Go ahead!

15. Funky statement lighting will never go out of style

 Garden  by homify



Just look at these amazing sliced globes!

For more garden inspiration, take a look at this Ideabook: 15 Ideas For A Designer Garden Without The Price Tag.

Which design lit your inspiration lightbulb brightest?
Whitton Drive:  Terrace house by GK Architects Ltd

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