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Outdoor Specialty Lighting to Consider for Your Landscape

Outdoor Specialty Lighting to Consider for Your Landscape

One of the best ways to make your outdoor living space more inviting at night is outdoor specialty lighting for landscape designs. The lighting design you choose must bring the right feel and look that match your mood and style. With a vast range of custom lighting fixtures, you’ll find what suits your outdoor space. Invest in what will boost curb appeal.

As a homeowner, you want to make your landscape look beautiful and scenic at night, and that’s where specialty lighting comes in handy to help you. You may never find a template design to light up your home. You have to pick a lighting design that highlights your home’s central theme to make it more appealing.

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Custom Lighting Designs

You can design custom lighting fixtures that match your landscape design, especially when you hire an expert to help you bring the perceived designs into reality. Look for custom designs of brass and copper of high quality and longevity. However, aluminum and powder-coated custom lighting fixtures are also available.

Moon Globes

You can make your yard more welcoming at night with moon globe lighting designs. The globe is spherical at the top and has a hidden flat base for stability, although it looks like a whole globe. Moon globes come in varying sizes, from 10-inch to 30-inch in diameter. These globes can come with or without lights, with the lighted options having batteries. The good thing is that you can remotely switch the moon globes on and off.

Stained Glass Lights

Stained glass lights are a great addition to your landscape as it comprises attractive materials, for instance, solid copper, sculpted bronze, and colored stained glass. The stained glass lights are handcrafted using high-quality materials to make a landscape stand out. The good news is that these lighting bulbs can withstand severe climates and weather conditions. They can retain their beauty for many years after installation.

Creating a Fully Customized Landscape Lighting Design

Nothing makes your yard more stunning and inviting at night than an outdoor specialty lighting system. You can customize the landscape lighting design to match your home style. This guide has covered some lighting designs to transform your outdoor space into a paradise at night. Besides, AM Garden can help you with each step of the installation process.

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Express Yourself with Outdoor Color Changing LED Lighting

Express Yourself with Outdoor Color Changing LED Lighting

Every homeowner desires to make their homes beautiful even at night, and that’s where color-changing LED lighting comes in handy. You can brighten your outdoor space by installing colorful lights in your landscape. Your home will look stunning at night.

Besides improving your home’s curb appeal at night, installing a color-changing LED light bulb will improve security around the home. You’ll feel safe at home as the lights will keep away thieves. Thankfully, LED lighting saves on energy costs.

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Types of Color Changing Lighting

The color-changing lighting technology has revolutionized the landscape designing sector. Advancements in LED lighting have hastened the development of the following types of color-changing lighting:

  • Lighting the Landscape for Security: Color-changing lighting improves your home security by brightening all the dark areas. It illuminates your landscape to scare off potential intruders.
  • Lighting the Patio for Beauty: You can install colored light bulbs on the eaves of your patio. Project the lights downward to highlight your patio. Everyone walking on the streets will want to turn their heads and admire your home.
  • Lighting Your Curb Appeal: Install colored bulbs in flower beds to emphasize your plants. This will make your landscape stand out among other homes. You can use several color combinations on your outdoor elements.

How Color Changes Mood

Color-changing light bulbs can make your outdoor space more inviting, making them a perfect choice for mood lighting. You can change the colors from blue to red, purple, and green, depending on the mood you want to create in your home. For instance, red, orange, and yellow can evoke higher arousal emotions like love, happiness, or passion.

Mobile App for Easy Control

You can conveniently create your landscape lighting design with a color-changing lighting app. The app allows you to change the light bulb colors remotely depending on your desired theme. Invest in a highly versatile lighting automation app for a magical lighting experience. You can set up the lights for a special occasion like Christmas.

Get Creative with Full Color LED Landscape Lighting 

So far, you understand how a color-changing LED lighting system works. You can brighten your space with a color option that matches your style. Invest in smart light technologies to automate and control lighting remotely. If you have trouble choosing color lights that match your style, let AM Garden help you get the best lights kit.

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Get a Natural Effect with Outdoor Down Lighting

Get a Natural Effect with Outdoor Down Lighting

Nothing can make your lawn more beautiful and conspicuous at night than outdoor downlighting. Every homeowner enjoys the bright light from the moon at night. But since you have no control over the moon, you need something to brighten up your landscape when there’s no moonlight. That’s where down lighting comes in handy to provide light.

Downlighting is the mounting lighting fixtures high in the trees or tall structures to illuminate the ground below. Installing light fixtures on trees creates a dappled light effect, making your landscape look beautiful at night. It creates the feeling of moonlight. You can also install downlights from the gazebos, arbors, and gutters.

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What Does Downlighting Do?

Downlighting is the installation of lighting fixtures as high as 20-30 feet to illuminate the landscape below it. It’s an excellent alternative to moonlight because it creates lighting that looks and feels natural at night. Downlighting from the trees is the most sought-after lighting for driveways, patios, and lawns. You can use LED bulbs to save energy bills.

Moonlighting and Floodlights 

Moonlighting involves downlighting from trees. You can mount lights high in the trees within your landscape. It allows the light to shine naturally through the branches and leaves to create a dappled effect on the ground. Conversely, floodlights are another landscape lighting option that illuminates a broader area in a landscape. 

Gazebo and Arbor Lighting

You can also light up your outdoor living space by installing lights on the eaves and beams inside a gazebo or arbor. That will help you achieve a low-level illumination to add comfort to your outdoor space. Position the fixtures in the corners or beneath the peaks to hide them from the view. Low wattage lamps with wide beam angles are ideal.

Create Natural Beauty with Outdoor Downlighting

With outdoor down lighting, you can create a beautiful landscape that looks attractive at night. Consider installing LED light bulbs to reduce energy consumption. Also, use light fixtures made of stainless steel to prevent rusting. If you don’t know how to install the downlighting fixtures, you can let AM Garden help you brighten up your space at night.

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The Art of Landscape Moonlighting Design

The Art of Landscape Moonlighting Design

Landscape moonlighting is an excellent way to brighten up your yard in the darkness at night. This landscape lighting design is an art as it makes your favorite spot in your garden more helpful even during the night. It helps accentuate your outdoor space, developing an artwork of well-crafted landscaping. So, how does moonlighting work?

The art of landscape moonlighting can uplift your landscaping to the next level when implemented well. Your space becomes usable even after the sunset. To achieve moonlighting, you’ll have to install downlights high in the trees near your house. Moonlighting creates an artwork that beautifies and illuminates pathways.

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What is Moonlighting and How Does it Work?

Landscape moonlighting is the installation of lighting fixtures, specifically downlights, high above the trees to create beautiful artwork on your landscape at night. It eliminates dark spots on pathways and stairs. Mount the lights above the lowest tree branches, creating a dappled effect on the ground surface. As a result, it creates beautiful artwork.

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The Benefits of Moonlighting for Your Landscape

This type of lighting technique brings numerous benefits to your landscape design. By illuminating the ground from above the trees, moonlighting feels more natural. When the wind sways the leaves, it leaves the shadows dancing at your feet at night. White blooming rhododendrons, azaleas, and other flowering shrubs create a unique effect.

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Why Choose a Moonlighting Design?

You can use the moonlighting technique to accent lower plantings, planted urns, and outdoor living spaces. That’s because it creates a beautiful artwork beneath tall trees. Besides, moonlighting uses LED lighting technology to illuminate your landscape using the lowest energy possible. As a result, it helps you save money on energy bills.

Creating a Beautiful Landscape at Night with Moonlighting

If you need a lighting design that works like the natural light from the full moon, consider landscape moonlighting. This outdoor lighting system emits a soft glow to light up your landscape and pathways during the darkest nights. To create an excellent moonlighting effect, you need to consult landscape lighting professionals at AM Garden for help.

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