Bring rustic appeal to your yard or interior by wrapping weathered architectural relics with lights. The contrast between the dulled, organic surfaces and the boldness of colored lights results in a conversation piece that truly pops.
In this wide passageway, niches with colored lights stand out against the tan walls, making a lively gallery display. In the center of the space, a long bench sits museum-style, inviting passerby to reflect on the art.
English Rose 'St. Swithun' Climbing
Color: light pink
Flower type: double/full bloom
Fragrance: strong pure myrrh fragrance
Climbing height: 8'
Shrub size: 4 ft tall x 3 ft wide
Repeat blooming: excellent, quickly, reliably
One of the all-time great climbers.
With tons of natural light coming into this Eclectic-Midcentury Modern living room space from the French doors and large windows, the space feels light, bright and open, highlighting the clean lines and bold colors that make up the design of this room.
A raised water feature with colored lighting, Tuscan style wok pots and fountain bubblers is the focal point of this pool and spa. Lounge chairs lined with yellow cushions and red throw pillows add a pop of color to the patio area.
A stylish gray paint adorns the walls of this living room and a custom arched doorway was added, as seen on HGTV Fixer Upper, to lead into the attached dining room. A mounted light fixture in the living room compliments the country chandelier lighting the dining room table. Shiplap walls in the dining room create a change in texture while hardwood flooring ties the spaces together.
Colored lighting gives a fun, glam vibe to this elegant infinity-edge pool and spa, part of a sprawling estate in College Grove, Tennessee. Glass walls open to bring outdoors in, and the entire outdoor area enjoys sweeping views of the nearby lake.
Blue globe pendant lights bring a pop of color to this bright kitchen. Large light gray tiles create a sleek backsplash that compliments the gray countertop. White cabinets catch the light keeping the room bright and airy. Stainless steel appliances fit the modern feel of the design.
Just a few garden sculptures wrapped with colored lights can instantly bring a holiday touch with minimal fuss. At night the graphic shapes of the garden sculptures are easy to read from inside the house, and the bold color casts a vibrant glow on the otherwise dark and dim area.
Bring an industrial touch to your home by wrapping wooden ladders with colored lights. This can also work as an alternative to a Christmas tree for use inside industrial spaces. For a tree alternative, consider 8-foot to 10-foot ladders, then use the space below the ladder to pile gifts.
Lavender and grey are both easily influenced by other colors. When colored lights are used on a Christmas tree, it’s likely any ornaments, garland and surrounding elements will likely take on the coloring of the lightbulbs. To ensure the colors read more truly and more elegantly, it’s best to dress the tree with white lights.
Horns and skulls may not seem like holiday decor, but with the addition of vintage colored lights, these staples of masculine decor can take on a playful, urban vibe. Consider hanging the fixtures near an entrance, wrapping them with a single strands of lights, then using a cloth-wrapped extension cord to add vintage charm.
Put a natural yet unexpected twist on your holiday centerpiece with a birch log bundle wrapped with colored lights. When used on a formal dining table, it's best to use battery-operated versions; however, when placed on a sideboard or console table, plug-in lights work well since the cord can easily be tucked and hidden from view.
Hardwood floors and a neutral color scheme blend the rooms together in this open floor plan. A gold light fixture over the dining is the focal point and helps highlight the subtle use of yellow accents in the design.
Put a whimsical spin on everyday lanterns with colored lights in place of candles. Used singularly, the lanterns can work as centerpieces by filling them with battery-operated string lights. Outdoor luminaries for steps or walkways can be made with groupings of lanterns placed along the perimeter of an area, with strands of lights running from one lantern to another.