6 Inventive Outdoor Lighting Ideas

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Inventive outdoor lighting ideas for your home

It is possible to utilize outdoor lighting ideas to boost the look and feel of your home and lawn. You can have the best looking house in the neighborhood, but it won’t appear like a show case winner without well-thought out lighting. Well-planned Tampa outdoor lighting can provide your home with a whole new look and make your household feel secure from possible intruders when night falls. Choosing Between Solar or Electrical Before you decide on which outdoor lighting ideas will… Read More

Solutions to Common Landscape Lighting Problems

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Common landscape lighting problems

When most homeowners consider installing landscaping, they’re thinking about designing an outdoor oasis full of lush greenery and colorful flowers. They’re thinking of trees to shade seating areas and provide privacy from neighboring yards. They’re thinking of an expanse of soft grass where kids can play. What some people fail to consider until after installing their landscaping is how they will use their yard space after dark. Although most houses have outdoor lighting at the entryways, this simply might not… Read More

Path Lighting Basics for Outdoor Security

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Your outdoor lighting cannot only add to your landscape design, but if done correctly can also improve your home safety, too.

Well-lit walkways are an essential part of any outdoor lighting design, mainly so that residents and visitors can safely move around the property after dark. The last thing you want is for someone who arrives late to stumble their way up the drive or walkway and suffer an injury in the process. Illuminating pathways has other purposes, as well. For example, you naturally want to create attractive outdoor spaces for the purposes of curb appeal or evening events. Plus, you… Read More

5 Ways to Upgrade Your Garden Landscape Lighting

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Upgrading your garden lighting can transform your backyard to the peaceful oasis and entertaining space you've always dreamed of.

Backyard gardens have always been important havens of solitude for world-weary homeowners, as well as venues for entertaining family members and friends, weather permitting. Some homeowners go to great lengths to include landscaping that makes their garden feel lush, inviting, private, and more. This helps to transport visitors to another world, away from the hustle and bustle of daily life. The Great Recession made outdoor living spaces even more important as belt-tightening forced families to forego their plans of upgrading… Read More

5 Landscape Lighting Tips for Ponds and Water Features

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Carefully consider your lighting choices when illuminating ponds and water features to create the desired effect in your backyard.

If you’re lucky enough to have a home with adequate outdoor space, you probably want to make the most of it by turning it into a calming retreat. Communing with nature has a restorative effect on the soul, and your backyard can provide easy accommodation with the right water feature lighting. Once you’ve put up a fence for privacy and installed a variety of landscaping features (bushes, trees, flowers, and turf), it’s time to turn your attention to the details… Read More

Building a Custom Home: 5 Essential Lighting Design Tips

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Your lighting decisions can either make or break your home and outdoor decor in your custom home so consider these tips for the perfect ambiance.

Designing and building your own custom home can be fun and intriguing, but the process can be daunting, turning an exciting project into a nerve-racking ordeal. Every detail has to be figured out, which can make the experience less than pleasant. Sometimes, it helps to focus on areas of your home that aren’t as stressful, such as the lighting design. Choosing the right lighting is an equally important aspect of home design as many of your other custom home decisions…. Read More

5 Unique Residential Landscape Lighting Design Ideas

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Transform your yard into a well-lit wonderland with a few of these unique landscape lighting ideas for your residence.

Some homeowners don’t put considerable thought into interior lighting design and even less to the illumination outside of their home. However, more and more homeowners interested in making use of all available space on their property are finding ways to turn their yards into outdoor living spaces, ostensibly increasing their usable square footage, at least seasonally. Whether you create entire outdoor rooms complete with full-kitchen cooking spaces (fridge, sink, counter, cooktop) or you hang a TV or projector and add lounge seating, you… Read More

DIY Ideas To Compliment Your Outdoor Lighting

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With these inexpensive and easy DIY ideas from Elegant Accents, you can complement any outdoor space, such as a patio, with a beautiful lighting scheme.

If you have or are in the market for, a new outdoor lighting setup, don’t let the light shine onto an unattractive yard! Use these cheap and easy DIY ideas to make your outdoor space as beautiful and functional as your lighting arrangement. Patios A new patio is a great way to show off your new outdoor lighting and entertain guests. Luckily, using versatile pavers, you can have a gorgeous new outdoor space in no time. Simply dig out the… Read More

Solar Lighting v. LED: LED is Longer Lasting and You Won’t Worry About A Cloudy Day

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LED (Light Emitting Diodes) is preferable to solar for outdoor and landscape lighting because it is long-lasting and not subject to inclement weather.

At Elegant Accents, we are committed to providing our customers with the most beautiful outdoor and landscape lighting. With 16 years in the business, our company has enhanced the look and safety of countless homes. We take pride in our work and strive to provide a quality, long lasting, and reliable lighting system to all of our customers. Whether your project is big or small, we take care to improve the beauty and security of your home. Throughout our many… Read More