Remember that backyard you were able to neglect all winter long? Take a peek outside because I’m sure it’s begging for some good ol’ fashion TLC. If you are not jumping right away to get at those tangled weeds, start by adding in some ambient lighting for entertaining. You will be surprised what a difference it can make. Don’t worry though, no need to burn a whole in your pocket with these 5 inexpensive options for summertime outdoor lighting…
Painted Cans 1 of 5Paint empty soup cans bright summer colors, poke holes, and add a candle inside for an inexpensive lighting option.
Find out more at Lowe's
Wine Bottle Torch 2 of 5Make your own wine bottle torches to light up the backyard.
Check it out at Design Sponge
Glowing Orbs 3 of 5These glowing orbs can cost you about $3 to make and look modern and chic.
Get the tutorial at The Art of Doing Stuff
Paper Lanterns 4 of 5I love paper lanterns because they are bright and colorful in the day and look beautiful all lit up at night.
Find out more at Real Simple
Hanging Tea Lights 5 of 5Hang tea lights from colorful ribbons on a tree for a starlight effect.
Find out more at Bits of Breezy