Lighting is everything, even outdoors. A well-lit home at night not only offers gorgeous curb appeal but can also add an element of safety. HGTV fan hcpruitt turned this front walkway into an enchanting, well-lit entry. For a modern and unique look, onyx columns were placed over regular landscape lights for a glowing effect leading to the front door. Accent lights are ideal for showcasing gorgeous landscaping or anything you wish to use as a focal point, such as fountains or towering trees.
A modern fire pit lights up the night on this small, lovely, wood deck. As striking as that, a modern art installment -- featuring a painting and a wood surround -- echoes the stars above. Comfortable outdoor chairs and sofa provide a stellar spot to ponder the skies.
This stylish nursery belongs to the son of celebrity singer Nick Carter. Neutral upholstered furniture, including a rocking chair, provides a cozy spot for late-night feedings, while a wooden crib lends a mid-century modern vibe. Industrial light fixtures with exposed bulbs are positioned against hot air balloon wallpaper.
With flowering bushes and overgrown plants obscuring the road from view, this two-story shingled home almost seems as though it belongs to another world. At night, a single black lantern offers a guiding light back to the main house.
A beautiful stone wall fills the space above and around the fireplace in the cabin's great room, creating a nice contrast with the light wood paneling and enormous windows. Clusters of chairs make up multiple seating areas for game night, meals, relaxing fireside or simply enjoying the blissful location.
Take a corner of your patio and put it to use as an entertaining space. A bar is built in under the kitchen window in this outdoor space with a fire pit by DesignFix, a California interior design company. The bar, which has a red acrylic top, is supported by decorative wood roofing brackets. Rope lighting underneath makes the bar look cool at night, says designer Amanda Giles.
Try using tons of white candles as a quick and inexpensive way to instantly transform the backyard into a cocktail party-ready space. Light up the night with rows of flickering votives that line the edge of a swimming pool or sidewalk, adding a sophisticated and festive feel.
Seasonal trees aren't restricted to holiday use. Give your home a graphic winter vibe with a metal candle tree that will light up the space on long, cold nights. It's best to keep candle trees at least one foot away from walls, window treatments and upholstery.
Fire pits can provide intriguing sources of light at night but there are other alternatives such as the Desert Steel Saguaro Cactus Torch which is 25 inches wide and 78 inches tall and definitely qualifies as garden art.
Down the hall, guests will arrive at a spacious sitting room. Here, they can choose from several comfortable seating options and admire a custom light fixture from Casa Zeta Italia, which is made of steel and fabric. Floor-to-ceiling drapes emphasize the room’s height and also allow for privacy at night.
In the dining room, the homeowners wanted to create an elegant, bright space, so designers used white as the basis for their design. This allows the walls to reflect the natural light of the windows at the front of the space, making this small room seem larger. Two modern art pieces add a splash of color to the space, while a modern dining table and modern chairs provide seating. In addition to the natural light, a modern chandelier hangs from the ceiling adding elegance and providing light at night and on cloudy days.
A solid roof pavilion houses a recessed dining patio in this large outdoor space featuring a kids' play fort. A perimeter overflow hydrotherapy illusion spa has a built-in cocktail table and reflects lights and fire effects at night. Dual fire bowls combine with water to spill over into the pool.
Your phone is one of the items you touch the most throughout the day, so it's important to keep it clean. Keep PhoneSoap on your nightstand and let the UV light kill 99.99% of bacteria while it also charges your phone. PhoneSoap's light will automatically turn off after about 10 minutes when disinfection is complete, but it will keep charging your phone all night.
An upholstered bench at end of bed with a cozy throw blanket for chilly nights offers a spot to remove shoes. The bed includes light blue sheets, a wool-filled white cotton down comforter and a 100-percent cotton reversible black and white duvet cover set in a classic buffalo check that offers extra warmth and comfort.
In the master bathroom, designers created an oasis with a unique bathtub as the centerpiece of the showcase. Above it, a contemporary chandelier adds light on cloudy days and at night, while geometric prints on the wall add color to the space. The large picture window lets in plenty of natural light that makes the area feel warm and bright. This light is mirrored in the neutral wall color and the gray and white tile floor that was laid in a herringbone pattern to create a bit more texture in the space.
When angel’s trumpet blooms, the fragrance fills an entire apartment. The perfume from the dangling blossoms is released at night, leading to sweetly scented dreams. The secret to success with this beauty is to give it warmth and the brightest light you can. If flowers fail to form, use indoor plant lights. Botanical name: Brugmansia ‘Angel’s Blushing Beauty’
Stepping into the living room reveals a clean-lined sectional offset by a round coffee table. A single chair brings up the far corner of the space, with a warm yellow fabric that perfectly complements the colors of the area rug. Recessed lights and a black floor lamp brighten the space for late-night reading and entertaining.
At night, ample windows and carefully planned exterior lighting turn this mountain cabin into a warm, welcoming beacon for its owners and guests. The project was a cabin retreat for the owners and their siblings and extended families in Jackson Hole. The owners wanted a log cabin but also wanted modern conveniences. The resulting design features a frame construction with log accents and siding, and the house is packed with space but has a cozy cabin feel.