6 Lanterns to Liven Up Your Outdoor Space

Don’t underestimate the power of good lighting. These picks, ranging from bohemian to rustic, will keep your patio looking great from dawn until dusk (and beyond).

1

Paneled Glass Lanterns

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When the sunlight hits these stained glass pieces, your outdoor space will be filled with a colorful glow. As the sun sets, light a candle inside each to maintain the luminous ambiance.

To buy: from $24, westelm.com.

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2

Copper Outdoor Candle Lantern

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Traditional in style, but modern in function, this copper option comes with an LED-powered pillar candle that will turn off automatically after five hours.

To buy: $28, yardenvy.com.

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3

Wisteria Large Bronze Ceramic Lantern

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This bronze punch-patterned lantern will add a shimmery touch to your outdoor space. Pair it with the coordinating silver version for a mesmerizing metallic display.

To buy: $45, crateandbarrel.com.

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4

Studded Metal Lantern

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The basic hurricane silhouette gets an upgrade with studded metal detailing. Whether hung from its handle or set on a porch railing, this piece is sure to add character to your exterior space.

To buy: $39 (small), wayfair.com.

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5

Round Metal Lantern with Edison Bulb

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For another traditional option that offers a modern twist, the bulb on this model is filled with a battery-powered strand of LED string lights to give off a twinkly glow.

To buy: $35, homedepot.com.

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6

Duomo Lantern

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Create Florentine vibes in your backyard with the help of these dome-topped lanterns. Aged cast iron and elegant arches complete the effect.

To buy: $59 (small), restorationhardware.com.

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