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One great way to light up your balcony on warm nights is to harness the power of the sun with solar lanterns. No cords or hard wiring required. Just hang, let them soak up their solar energy and then you're good to go once darkness falls. 

  1. Solar Basket Lantern from Target $49.99
  2. Solar Tea Lantern from Brookstone $24.99
  3. Leaves Solar Lantern from Home Decorators Collection $39
  4. Bubble Glass Solar Lantern from Earth Tech Products $34.99
  5. Shavano Solar Light Bulb from Nokero $25

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