Solar lighting comes in all forms, including scones for the outdoors. The Starlite solar lantern, sold through retailers such as Hayneedle, is made of powder-coated, die-cast aluminum. The LED light resembles candlelight as it flickers through the glass.
If you don't want to use torches in your yard, but seek lighting with height, consider a solar-powered pole lantern. This one, by Starlite Garden and Patio Torche Co., is made of die-cast aluminum in a weathered brown color and six glass panels. The pole lantern stands up to 60 inches tall, with no wiring.
Inspired by the architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright and combined with subtle nods to airplane design, the front facade of HGTV Green Home 2011 serves up both style and comfort. When evening falls, recessed lights illuminate the front step. An aluminum lantern in a bronze finish adds a contemporary touch at the front entry.
On this penthouse roof deck, powder-coated aluminum pergolas create private enclosures around the kitchen and a lounge area. The unobstructed sun deck allows the owners and guests to bask in the warm Florida sun year-round.
Mount solar lanterns on posts to add ambience and style to your outdoors. The Pagoda solar LED light fixture is made of rust-resistant cast aluminum and beveled glass. The lantern, made by Gama Sonic, is sold through retailers such as Overstock.com.