Category Archives: Outdoor Lighting

Outdoor Hanging Lights

Love the look.
photo via chic coles

Pretty dusk at wedding

Soooo, this is the prettiest dusk ever with all those twinkling lights. And, we totally adore the desert table with the tree stumps. What a beautiful wedding!

Outdoor Wedding Photo from 100LayerCake

redbpower offers high and low voltage ideas, consulting and installation of acoustics and lighting for indoor and outdoor weddings. You decide what you want. We make it happen.

Light Sale

We love a good light sale as we are excited to share the awesome lighting sale at Alice Lane.  It will run until the end of the March. This is a great opportunity if you have a home under construction, are remodeling or just looking to buy a new lamp.

If you know of any great light sales, let us know. We love a good deal on a great light!

Real Wedding Lighting

Pretty pretty wedding from Feather Love with the crew of Sugar & Fluff. There are more photos over at 100 Layor Cake. Posted it here as I know you would still appreciate the details of the amazing lighting.

How to Design An Outdoor Living Space

Outdoor Living Space, originally uploaded by bizbuzzmedia.

Outdoor living spaces are gorgeous, livable, and versatile. They are popular and surprisingly seasonal, too.  We have wired several outdoor show-stoppers.
If you are interested – this is an article that tells:  How To Design An Outdoor Living Space.

Christmas Lighting Tips

Vintage Xmas Lights, originally uploaded by frippy.
Dusted off to be reused and freshly unpacked from a new box, our dazzling lights are in hand, ready to spickle sparkle with holiday cheer. Now, what do we do with these?
Gregg Brannen, who oversees the huge shimmering show at Calloway Gardens shares a quick list of Expert Lighting Tips with Southern Living. I would say he is a virtuoso, a good person to listen to…the Fantasy in Lights has over 8,000,000 lights and uses over 3,500 extension cords. HOLY MOLY!
Gregg only offers a few tips. “If you use Christmas lights in your yard, you want to pick a theme and stick to it,” Rachel Crumbly (who is the Calloway Gardens public relations manager) adds according to WTOC. “Don’t do overkill. Don’t do too much. You want to be tasteful, classic,” she says. We can’t agree more.
Bet you have your own tips. Let us know.  We would love to know your tips for hanging these lights!
Good luck. We hope your show is glimmering with panache!
*And, here is a Guide to Tacky Christmas Decorations. Cute read.

Feel the Love

Manhattan, NYC Engagement Photography: Robert and Kathleen Photographers | Manhattan, NYC: Engagement Session Photos 

Researching acoustical and lighting ideas for outdoor weddings and receptions often leads to a happy diversion. Can’t help but get lost in the pictures especially if your web surfing leads you right to a place like Robert & Kathleen Photography.

See this couple –  cozy, and they come with a sweet write up, story and blog post. Just by looking at the picture — can’t you feel the love??  Oh, SO. Sweet. And, magical and beautiful.

Reality check. The lights. The outdoor sound set up. Oh, right. Got. To. Get. Back. To. Work – grabbing ideas, mentally storing images and creations. These pictures and images really get the mind going…escaping, day dreaming, and envisioning. Outdoor event lighting, like for weddings & receptions, can be tricky and difficult (sometimes things like TRENCHES. ouch. have to be dug). Yet, it is such a critical element that can affect the whole evening. Like to have a mental file of ideas.

Happy Tuesday, guys.