5 Stylish Solar Lamps For Outdoor Entertaining

If you spend a lot of time outside, especially on warm summer evenings, outdoor lamps are going to be a major part of your landscaping. But lighting a yard, rooftop, porch or balcony can run up your electricity bill, especially if the lights come on automatically, even if you’re not using them. However, there’s a growing market for outdoor lamps that use solar energy, collecting and storing power during the day and using it to keep the bulbs bright by night. Since these lamps are outside, they can gather a lot of sunlight.

And if you think solar-powered outdoor lights all look like those little cylindrical ones you see lining pathways, think again. We’ve found a bunch of 100 percent solar-powered lights for the outdoors that are beautifully designed to add light to your evenings, and add a little style as well. Click an image below to learn more about the product.

Laura Caseley is a graduate of SUNY New Paltz and a resident of New York State’s Hudson Valley. She writes for several publications and when she’s not writing, she can usually be found painting in her makeshift studio or enjoying the scenery of her hometown.