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The Bright Ideas Blog

Design inspiration and outdoor lighting tips and advice for homeowners

How to Ensure Your Lighting System will Achieve Your Desired Results

Topics: Landscape Lighting | Outdoor Lighting |

When done right, landscape lighting is an incredible investment. It does more than simply illuminate properties at night. Proper lighting creates warmth, ambience, and that sense of security. Poorly designed, installed, and maintained landscape lighting systems, however, can lead to unexpected issues and an overall unsuccessful investment. How can you be sure you are getting everything you need and want from your landscape lighting system?

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Unique Lighting Techniques to Extend Your Evenings Outdoors

Topics: Landscape Lighting | Outdoor Lighting |

Outdoor living spaces, whether that is a fabulous patio, a fire pit, or outdoor kitchen, are extensions of our home. They provide that extra space for you and your guests to enjoy time together while enjoying the outdoors.

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2020 Recap: Some of our Favorite Projects of the Year

Topics: Landscape Lighting | Outdoor Lighting |

2020 was quite the year. We wanted to close it out on a high note with some of our favorite projects we have had the pleasure of installing this year. Landscape Lighting Pro is so honored that we were able to bring some light to this crazy year. Enjoy! 

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Introducing Our New Path Lights: Modernizing Landscape Lighting

Topics: Landscape Lighting | Path Lights |

Landscape Lighting Pro has brand new path lights! For quite some time now, we have been working on designing and developing a path light specific for Landscape Lighting Pro and our clients. They are finally here and ready to be introduced to you!

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Water Feature Lighting: Creating an Escape

Topics: Landscape Lighting | Outdoor Living Space |

Water features bring a peaceful feel to your landscape. Unfortunately, these can only truly be enjoyed during the day without proper lighting.

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Could LEDs be the Reason Why Your Landscape Lighting Stopped Working?

Topics: Landscape Lighting | LED Technology |

In this post, we discuss how LED technology has lead to a decline in the way low voltage outdoor lighting systems are built and engineered.

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8 Mental Health Benefits to Having a Beautifully lit Outdoor Sanctuary

Topics: Landscape Lighting | Outdoor Living Space |

A client once told me that the reason she spends all day working in her garden is because its cheaper than going to seen a therapist. Time spent outside can be incredibly relaxing! Especially at night! In this post, we discuss how beautiful outdoor lighting in your backyard sanctuary can help you maintain your sanity.

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Our 3 Favorite Pathway Lighting Techniques for Residences

Topics: Down Lights | Landscape Lighting | Landscape Lighting Design

There are so many reasons why we want our pathways lit. In this post, we look at a few path lighting techniques that can help make your home a safer place to walk around at night.

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Landscape Designers: Have You Found the Right Lighting Designer?

Topics: Hiring a Lighting Professional | Landscape Design | Landscape Designer

Have you ever found it challenging to find a landscape lighting specialist who fits your process?

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5 Security Lighting Techniques to Keep Your Home Safe at Night

Topics: Landscape Lighting | Landscape Lighting Design | Lighting Design

Security lighting can improve most any home's security system.

However, there are varying opinions and multiple ways security lighting can be approached. In this post, we discuss our 5 favorite techniques / concepts to help improve your home's security with low voltage landscape lighting. 

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