8 Porch Light Upgrades

That tarnished brass porch light isn’t doing anything for your curb appeal. Swap it out for one of the many stylish alternatives available today. This is an easy project that just about anyone can do, and it makes such a difference!

8 Porch Light Upgrades


1. Traditional Lantern – Glass panes and wrought iron will bounce light for a soft, romantic feel on your live-in porch.  Get the look

Patio Lantern Light
2. In-Line Lighting – Make sure every inch of your wrap around porch is well lit with matching light fixtures down the entire length. Get the look

Lantern Patio Lights

3. Clean Lines – Try this minimalist fixture above your front door to welcome guests with simplicity. Get the look


4. Starry Light – These moravian star fixtures fit in just as well with traditional decor as eclectic homes. Get the look


5. Basket Case – The natural fibers of fishing baskets will give your front door a soft glow. You can even make your own with vintage baskets and a light kit. Get the look


6. Grand Entry – Welcome guests with voluminous patio curtains and a luxe gold light fixture. Get the look

front porch lighting


7. Cat On A Hot Tin Light – A glavanized gooseneck light will give a home in any climate a rustic, coastal feel.


Tin Porch light


8. Rustic Industrial – One homeowner turned vintage minnow traps into a pair of patio lights. Get the look


DIY light made from Minnow Trap

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Abigail Sawyer

Abigail Sawyer is a Social Media Marketer for Blinds.com. As a newlywed, she’s on the hunt to outfit a new home with all things handmade, preppy and eclectic. Walking in the footsteps of Martha Stewart, she’s happiest when she’s crafting or whipping up a new recipe; although nothing beats curling up with a good book and some Girl Scout Cookies. Chat with her on twitter @BlindsDotCom + @whatabigailsaw and support her rampant pinning habit at @BlindsDotCom + @whatabigailsaw.

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