10 beautiful outdoor lanterns
A touch of shimmer
With an antique finish and turquoise hobnob glass, these shimmering lanterns create an elegant glow that’s ideal for both indoor and outdoor living. Pottery Barn, $25.66.
Add a touch of rustic vintage charm to your outdoor setting by incorporating mason jars, some twine and soft, white lights. Filled with moss and tiny battery operated white lights, these help create an earthy atmosphere. Etsy, $15.81.
Give your outdoor setting a touch of rustic decor with the addition of woven wooden outdoor lanterns. Hang them from trees, line your porch or create a lovely centrepiece; these lanterns have the ability to fit in just about anywhere. Viva Terra, $79-$98.
Maybe a week away in Tuscany or the south of France isn’t in the cards this summer. That’s okay, because these latticed, ceramic lanterns, used on a cool summer night on your patio will have you thinking you’re dining at an al fresco retreat in Italy. Pottery Barn, $41.85-$85.06.
Nothing is more classic than a cast iron frame that adds light to your outdoor living space and also makes for a stunning fixture. Place larger ones on the ground, smaller ones on tables and standing lanterns along a pathway for a well-lit backyard. Restoration Hardware, $34-$139.
These stainless steel and glass lanterns fit any modern home decor. And their large size means you will be making a statement as well. Fill them with a few candles of varying heights for a sophisticated and welcoming entryway. Horchow, $365.
Bring a little bit of Asian inspiration to your backyard with these Japanese-inspired nylon lanterns. They are water and UV resistant, and come with the added bonus of a small solar panel that will provide light for up to five hours. Crate & Barrel, $28.27.
Don’t leave your cottage style out of the outdoor lantern equation. There’s no better place to add a cozy glow and warmth than at your summer home or cottage. The honeycomb screens on these lanterns have a vintage vibe that fits perfectly with a cottage experience. Williams-Sonoma, $119.65-$189.32.
For smaller outdoor room settings, or to create just a touch of extra lighting, opt for a lantern that’s the perfect size to hold tealight candles. The woven texture of these lanterns exudes a rustic feeling with its basket shape and antiqued, bronzed finish. Crate & Barrel, $11.53.
If green living is your way of life, you’ll love these outdoor lanterns made from recycled glass. You can not only add a hint of light, but also a splash of colour with green, yellow and blue hues of glass. You can also mix the sizes for interest. West Elm, starting at $9.66.