When the night is young and the stars shine so bright. Sounds like some lyrics of a oldie-though-never-a-junkie song, huh? Well, not really. It is intended to describe that perfect setting for an alfresco barbeque feast at your backyard. So, fire up the charcoal so you can grill the meat then garnish it with that savory sauce from your grandmother’s cupboard. It is the season to move elsewhere from the four corners of your crib which makes it as an extension of entertainment for the entire family. And of course, when it starts to just get humid, what better way than switching on that outdoor chandelier.
They say that the patio is the ideal spot in the house to accommodate your visitors for some yummy munchies topped with refreshing beverages. As a good host, you need to let them feel as comfortable as possible. You can set the mood by switching on that outdoor chandelier because any illumination cum embellishment will enhance the ambiance you would want to obtain. It will also grant them adequate lighting to freely move around.
Speaking of an outdoor chandelier has to get away from the traditional crystal or conventional glass. Be very creative when you shop for one. Remember that it is not only in retail stores that you can buy those but you can spot them at flea markets and antique shops as well as in browsing online. The ones that really support candles are perfect because aside from being able to replace them with the colors that you desire, the standard with citronella shoo away insects crawling and flying. It is the same as with what were used in the churches and abbeys in the medieval period.
Do not be afraid try the eclectic design such as choosing an outdoor chandelier that appears worn- out with rustic traces on it. Believe it or not, it exhibits that laidback atmosphere because it is not in any manner stiff. The more casual it seems to be, the more it grants that feeling of relaxation. Another is that, do not be too caged by just restricting yourself with buying items that are specifically made for such light fixture. Give it a facelift by changing the covers and shades, you can add drops of colored gems.
If you are saving up on electricity, you can add paper lanterns or hurricane lamps around the premises. Those that are mosaic in nature will definitely add charm as it is already gorgeous. Putting up tiki torches in the sides are also great and best when you want to keep paths restricted as it defines the perimeter. With those, you only have to buy some liter of gas then fill some bottles, place a long strip of yarn and you are ready to lit it up.