Over the last few weeks, we’ve looked a lot at our gardens and outdoor spaces in our Lockdown Living series. This week’s mini project is to add the finishing touches to our gardens and balconies with outdoor lighting. We’ll also take a quick peek at some of the fabulous indoor lighting currently in stock and ready to go. These are projects that you can do yourself or with the help of a socially-distanced electrician. Many are still working in private homes where no one in the household is vulnerable or isolating due to Covid 19 symptoms. And, of course, you must also follow the 2 metre rule.
Simple DIY Outdoor Lighting
As the sun goes down, there is nothing more inviting than the subtle glow of outdoor lighting. Light up a pathway, highlight a pergola or festoon a patio with string upon string of fairy lights. Wind strings of tiny lights or statement bulbs along the branches of a tree to create a magical light canopy. We may have grand plans for our outdoor lighting but we need to be realistic. By all means, keep the idea on the back burner but, for the time being, grand plans probably won’t be happening.
For now, the Juliettes team are taking a quick, DIY approach by using fabulous candle lanterns and simple, solar LED lighting. Now, more than ever, we need our outdoor spaces to be usable, but we have to work with what is available. In supermarkets, hardware stores and online, you can find anything from simple solar uplighters to vintage-style lamposts, glowing pebbles and a whole array of festoon lights. Experience has taught us that solar lighting tends not to be very long lasting, but this is a quick fix for a lockdown spring/summer – and it doesn’t need any electrical expertise.
Outdoor Lighting to Order for Later
Of course, there is nothing to stop us planning ahead. Here at Juliettes, we have a range of spectacular outdoor lighting in the form of opulent crystal chandeliers. These designer items are specially made to order so they take a little time. Choose from breathtaking pendants in a range of sizes to a floor-standing chandelier, table lamps or crystal wall sconces. They certainly up the luxe level of any outdoor lighting project. We also have a delightful selection of designer candle lanterns, hurricane lamps and sleek, contemporary, rechargeable LED lanterns. Again, these are made to order. Many of our manufacturers are still hard at work, producing these fabulous, hand-crafted pieces, and we can’t thank them enough. They can all be ordered now for dispatch in summer. Understandably, lead times may be a little longer than usual – but it gives us all something to look forward to.
Indoor Lighting In Stock
During lockdown, you may well be struggling to find the luxury indoor lighting you are looking for too. We also have a superb collection of designer indoor lighting, all in stock and ready to go. The overriding theme here is most definitely gold. Gold, gorgeous and exceptionally glamorous. Check out our In Stock page for the full collection. All items can be ordered now for immediate dispatch.
Still Open for Business
Remember, all our staff are still working to provide the same seamless service we have always done. We may be working remotely but we won’t let something as simple as that stop us. We have always dealt with customers all around the world so we are quite used to working online and finding solutions. Now is no different.
Interior Design Service
Our Interior Design Team are also still working hard to produce fresh, innovative interior design ideas for our clients. They are only a phone call, email or LiveChat away to answer your queries and to discuss your next interior design project. Now is the time to start planning. Check out some of our showroom displays and award-winning projects for a spot of inspiration…