There is something magical about gardens at night. I have always wanted to have a night time summer garden party. When I was contacted by Balsam Hill about doing a sponsored post for them called “Light Up the Night” I immediately said yes! I have been wanting one of their gorgeous Christmas trees for years now and after seeing Courtney from French Country Cottage’s post yesterday I want one of their copper fire bowls :). Be sure to scroll down to the bottom of the page at the end of this post for a special coupon code just for you guys!!!
*this post is sponsored by Balsam Hill but all my opinions about boxwood wreaths and outside lighting are completely my own*
We haven’t really had a chance to have people over at night yet because we don’t have any outside lights on our deck other than a motion spot light.
The best thing about these 2 pieces is that they are battery powered so no ugly extension cords required and I can move them anywhere around my house. Yay!
I added the 2 strands of the fairy string lights under my glass cloche and added it to the top of one of the square wreaths.
Those little fairy string lights really pack a punch. I was surprised how much light they brought to our table. One really nice thing about these fairy string lights is that the wire of the strand is a little stiffer and you are able to bend and shape it and have it stay in place.
I added the 2nd wreath over our enamel top table that I found on the curb a few years ago. It brings just the right amount of light to our little drink table :).
I brought out some drinks I had already mixed up and poured in small Mason jars and added them to a basket of ice to keep them cold.
I also brought out some more clear mason jars that I added small tea lights to. I even hung 3 on the large spruce tree we have just off our deck. I’ll be sharing a super easy way to create hanging ball jar lights next week.
These Balsam Hill square boxwood wreaths are so versatile.
They look great hanging on a wall but I really like them as part of a centerpiece on a table.
Here I placed the vase of hydrangeas in the middle of one of wreaths on the drink table. So pretty!
All the different lights truly made our deck glow. I brought out some wine and cheese and invited a few girlfriends over and we had a great night catching up.
I can’t wait to light up our deck again for another summer garden party.
The boxwood wreaths and fairy string lights are fantastic and I plan on using them all year round. Thanks again to Balsam Hill for sponsoring this post and providing me with these fun lite products :).
Don’t Forget to Pin My Summer Garden Party on the Deck!
For those of you that want a few wreaths and fairy lights for a Summer Garden Party of your own you can use this coupon code, “BHSUMMERLML30” for $30 off any purchase over $299 you make with Balsam Hill between July 1st and August 28th, 2016.
*One-time use per customer, cannot be used with another coupon
Don’t miss these other bloggers sharing their “Light Up the Night” posts!
July 21 – Courtney of French Country Cottage
July 22 – Emily of Table & Hearth
Tara of Lehman Lane – that’s me 🙂
Joan of For the Love of a House
July 23 – Emily of Our House Now a Home
July 24 – Mary Beth of Cupcakes & Crinoline
Christy of 11 Magnolia Lane
July 29 – Jennifer of My Fabuless Life
April of House by Hoff
July 30 – Sarah of Homeology Modern Vintage
Rhoda of Southern Hospitality Blog
July 31 –Balsam Hill Blog
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