Great Outdoor Lights That Don’t Use Solar

Kimber put together a great roundup of Party Perfect Solar-Powered Lights, but to really set the mood, sometimes a simple candle or citronella torch can do the trick just as well. See a few options, after the jump.

From DIY torches to simple tea light holders, the elegant flicker of a flame can be beautiful and enchanting. Consider using these recycled and DIY options for your own outdoor lighting:

Pictured above the jump, from left to right:

  1. LED Rope Light is energy efficient, inexpensive, and easy to install. It looks great wound around trees, a balcony or on any post. See our 7 Ways to Use Rope Light.
  2. The original Recycled Wine Bottle Torch by Geradot & Co.
  3. Kerr Votive Lantern handmade by Pigeon Toe Ceramics from earth-friendly clay with a lead-free glaze and fired in a kiln powered by renewable energy.
  4. The DIY Mason Jar Lantern by Chez Beeper Bebe.
  5. Bamboo Delights by Banbu
  6. : Handmade by manufacturing partners who demonstrate a commitment to health and safety, environmental protection and fair labor practices, these tealight holders are made from 100% organically-grown bamboo, and non-toxic adhesive. Available at Branch.