One of the most important, but often overlooked, aspects of decorating your yard for gatherings or parties is the lighting. Whether your personal taste or the occasion calls for a more formal look or a casual rustic look, you have many easy-to-accomplish outdoor lighting options to choose from. Outdoor string lighting is one of the most effective (and easiest) ways to enhance the ambiance of your backyard or patio. A number of the images below offer interesting looks at how both large and small bulb string lights can be used to creatively light outdoor spaces.
In this gallery, you will also find many other unique options that you can buy or make yourself. There’s nothing quite as satisfying as enjoying a fun evening outdoors in a nicely decorated space with just the right lighting. So if you’re looking to make the most of your space with some inspiring outdoor lighting ideas, then you’ve come to the right place!
We’ve put together this gallery of 22 of our favorite outdoor lighting ideas to spark your imagination and help you develop your yard’s unique style.
For additional backyard and patio ideas, please see our gallery: 20 Great Patio Ideas.
For additional backyard and patio ideas, please see our original gallery: 20 Great Patio Ideas.