Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Nashville is on Houzz!

Houzz LogoWhere do savvy homeowners search when in the market for updating and improving their home, landscape and outdoor living spaces? Naturally, most turn to the worldwide web. The internet is loaded with websites, forums, imagery and hubs to gain new ideas and inspiration for planning your home improvement or outdoor living project. One of the most admired and frequented of these cyber-space entities is Houzz.

Houzz is a platform for home remodeling and design, that is bringing homeowners and home professionals together in a uniquely visual community. Here at Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Nashville we realize when homeowners are in the market for any kind of remodel or addition to their home, they do a lot of research, look at hundreds of photos and reviews, and get quotes from several professional companies. Adding a professional outdoor lighting system is no different. That’s why we are thrilled to be part of the largest go-to site for remodeling and design ideas and imagery powerhouse, Houzz.

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What better way to let our potential clients see our custom outdoor lighting designs and installations first hand? Even though every project we design is created specifically for our clients’ home, landscaping or outdoor living space, our photos can spark ideas on how we can make your home, landscape and outdoor living spaces come alive in the evening.

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Houzz is easily accessible from any computer, smart phone or tablet where you can visit our Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Nashville’s Houzz page. Here you can find and save photos from some of our landscape lighting installations, water feature lighting and tree lighting projects, deck and patio lighting jobs, as well as architectural lighting designs — and festive holiday outdoor lighting. We have an extensive showcase of of outdoor lighting designs completed by us. Houzz pages are interactive so, you can simply save the photos you like to one of your idea books and reference back to it anytime you like! These saved images will help us put together the most beautiful outdoor lighting design for your space, giving you exactly what you want. We are constantly adding new images to our galleries too — so there is always a new source being added for outdoor lighting inspiration!

John Groce Outdoor Lighting Perspectives Nashville

John Groce Outdoor Lighting Perspectives Nashville

We are extremely excited to be able to share many of our outdoor lighting designs with you. If you’re in the market for a new outdoor lighting system, or are considering adding onto or updating your current outdoor lighting system, contact us today to get started! You can reach us at (615) 373 – 0638, or by emailing us at: olpnashville@outdoorlights.com.

Romance is in the air with Nashville outdoor lighting!

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Outdoor lighting makes the perfect gift for any occasion!

Imagine what a unique and unexpected surprise the gift of light would be for Valentine’s Day? You can bestow your love with a dreamy outdoor mood for Valentine’s Day and illuminate the evening thanks to a gift certificate for the gift of light from Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Nashville. Whether you want your honey to have the opportunity to sit with one of our lighting designers to create the look and feel they would like for your home and property; OR if you want to do it in advance and let them experience the big reveal as they drive up to your home–we can work with you to create the ultimate Valentine’s Day gift.

Red lens covers welcome the holiday season. Photo courtesy of Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Colorado.Should a romantic mood be in order, we can temporarily change out your clear well light fixture lenses to red ones so that a gorgeous rosy glow can be cast over the front of your home to commemorate the day of love.

There is no doubt that outdoor lighting for your home and garden delivers a unique setting and atmosphere that dramatically changes your landscape in the evening. Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Nashville can help you turn your outdoor living areas into an enchanted retreat filled with endless romantic ambiance. Why go out to a crowded restaurant on February 14th, when instead we can turn your patio or deck into an exquisite spot for a dinner for two? We can elegantly swathe fiesta lights overhead so that you can enjoy an evening under the stars with the feel of a fancy European restaurant. Best of all, it’s permanent—so it’s the gift of light that is continually making memories night after night.

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No matter what your outdoor lifestyle is, we can maximize on it with customized lighting. If your backyard is where all the parties and barbeques happen, or where the family likes to toss the ball around and hang out by the pool, or if it’s just a quiet retreat to dine and enjoy the evening air by the fireplace—we can ensure the fun can continue well after dusk. We use only high quality, American made fixtures and the thickest wiring in the industry to ensure high value and a system with longevity.

Orb Lighting at Arrington VineyardsThe gift of outdoor lighting is one that lasts and your love will be reminded of this every evening when the sun goes down and your outdoors is magically transformed into a romantic oasis. When the floral bouquet and the expensive restaurant dinner are long gone, your present of illumination will build memories every evening and will not be forgotten. Best of all we can work within your budget and design a customized design that won’t break the bank and it increases the value of your home.

John Groce Outdoor Lighting Perspectives Nashville

John Groce Outdoor Lighting Perspectives Nashville

Let Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Nashville show you how we can create passion not only on Valentine’s Day evening, but every night after that when we turn the darkness into a wonder of romantic light. Call Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Nashville  at (615) 373–0638, or by emailing us at: olpnashville@outdoorlights.com.

Endless benefits abound with Nashville backyard lighting!

backyard gazebo lightingThe best way to make your backyard look and feel like an outdoor oasis is to think about your illumination plan BEYOND the front door. If all you have is a light at your entryway and a few fixtures casting a harsh light on your home’s façade and a blaring flood light on your driveway–you are missing out a whole outdoor lighting experience that can enhance your outdoor lifestyle tremendously!

Hardworking families are spending more and more hours at the office, doing homework and running around with endless activities—and most people don’t get home until well after the sun has set. The only way to nurture time with family and friends after dusk is by lighting up the areas in your backyard you enjoy spending time.  Make your outdoor space just as useable as your indoor spaces by thinking of your outdoor landscape illumination in the same you do about inside lighting.

LandscapeLightingLots of people seem to ignore their backyards as an extension of real estate that is available for evening entertaining with their family and friends. It’s possible to light up the entire perimeter of your property and make your deck or patio a place that is just as comfortable and welcoming as your living room thanks to an outdoor lighting scheme that will make your outdoor spaces highly functional. Why sit cooped inside with the kids when everyone can be having just as much fun outdoors and getting a good dose of fresh air? Get everyone off the computer and TV and get everyone outside for family bonding and memories.

GardenPathLightsOur energy-efficient LED outdoor lighting uses very little power and brings in plenty of light so that you can hang out doing all the things your family loves to do like playing a game of football on the lawn, some Scrabble by the fire pit or dining al’ fresco while Dad is flipping burgers under some good task lighting at the grill. Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Nashville’s outdoor lighting systems are programmable, so they are designed to work to fit your lifestyle. We place lights where you need them so you can make the most out of each backyard zone that your family and friends hang out. We can drape decorative festival lighting across large expanses such as your patio or deck so that you’ve got good overhead lighting that is both elegant and practical.

Nashville Landscape Lighting

We also go beyond just pathway, task and façade lighting, too. We have artistic lights that add incredible drama and personality to your evenings as well. Even if it’s raining or cold outside, you can enjoy a gorgeous view of your wonderful backyard from your windows. We can highlight special features such as a water feature, your pool, an outdoor sculpture or a fabulous ornamental tree.

Good outdoor lighting changes the way you live, brings your family outdoors to gather and gives you added space to enjoy what feels a lot like a stay-cation when you get home from work and school. Let Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Nashville create a relaxing outdoor oasis of relaxation in your backyard through romantic outdoor lighting! You can call us at (615) 373 – 0638, or by emailing us at: olpnashville@outdoorlights.com.

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Matt Oakes of Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Nashville

 

Outdoor Lighting Nashville helps light the way for the Centennial Youth Ballet to celebrate its 50th!

Centennial Youth Ballet 50th Birthday PartyOutdoor Lighting Perspectives of Nashville was honored to be part of the celebration commemorating the 50th birthday of the Centennial Youth Ballet here in Nashville. To mark this event we illuminated the celebration in a wash of twinkling festival lights, because nothing provides more ambiance and tranquility than light alongside  the art of dance!

The Centennial Youth Ballet  is part of the Metro Parks Dance Division whose primary goal is education by offering the highest quality dance training possible in a supportive environment. Centennial Youth Ballet is the Dance Division’s primary performance group. Comprised of intermediate and advanced dancers ages 12-18, giving public performances twice each year. Including the Mini-Nutcracker and the Spring Concert. Centennial Youth Ballet will perform the Mini-Nutcracker Dec. 4-6 at Harpeth Hall School this year.

Centennial Youth Ballet 50th Birthday Party

Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Nashville supports many vital arts and educational resources within the community, such as the Metro Parks Dance Division. Many volunteer opportunities are available throughout the year from volunteers sewing costumes for the performances, working in the Ballet Boutique, selling tickets, working backstage during performances, providing concessions during performances, as well as providing hospitality to the faculty and guest artists. If you would like to learn more about volunteering contact cyb.balletinfo@gmail.com via email.

In addition, the Centennial Youth Ballet will also be putting on the annual Mini Nutcracker at The Harpeth Hall School’s Davis Auditorium  December 4th – 6th, sponsored by Friends of Metro Dance and the Dance Division of the Metropolitan Board of Parks and Recreation, this production has become one of Nashville’s most popular holiday traditions for families with young children. Performance Times and Dates: Friday, December 6, at 7:00 pm; Saturday, December 7, at 2:00 & 7:00 pm; Tickets are $9 for adults and $6 for children. The Sunday performance is at 1 p.m. Tickets are $15 and includes a reception.

Reservations for the show may be made online at http://www.mini-nutcracker.brownpapertickets.com or at the Friends of Metro Dance website www.centennialvouthballet.org.

 

Nashville Post showcases our stunning festival lighitng completed in the Gulch!

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Our permanent festival lighting installation in “the Gulch” recently featured in the Nashville Post.

Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Nashville is super proud to light up the evening sky in many of the most prominent commercial spaces in and around our beloved city.We are humbled and proud to have contributed the outdoor lighting on  venerable landmarks such as the Country Music Hall of Fame, Arrington Vineyards and even lighting up the Christmas tree at the capitol building. It’s a pretty big deal to us that Nashville entrusts us to illuminate these important spaces. The Gulch is one of the hottest parts of town with nifty restaurants, apartments and shopping. Its industrial warehouse look of the past is a big draw for hipsters looking for a cool way to spend some time in Nashville, and there is always a ton of fun that can be had in this part of town. We were honored to be asked to add some evening allure with the addition of overhead permanent festival lighting that casts a  glow in the alleys during the evenings. The Nashville Post recently profiled the Gulch with a great photo that clearly showcases these awesome fixtures that look just as striking during the daylight hours, and they definitely fit into the industrial vibe and perfectly match the brick on the buildings and the concrete walkways.

Festoon style permanent festival lighting in the Gulch.

Festoon style permanent festival lighting in the Gulch.

If you think these overhead festival lights are great, we can also incorporate them into any commercial setting such as over an outdoor restaurant patio for a European café vibe or even the clubhouse pool for a pretty watery sparkle after nightfall. Residential homes can also benefit from the same treatment over a patio, within a covered porch or veranda or even over your outdoor kitchen area for a delightful look that will give you plenty of visibility.

Another look at how festoon lighting enlivens this commercial space.

Another look at how our festoon lighting enlivens this commercial space.

Our festival lights are commercial grade and made in the USA especially for us. They are meant to last season after season and are suspended by a strong wire so they do not sag over time.  We offer clear, white or an array of colors with bulbs, so you can keep the look classic like at The Gulch or jazz things up with a stimulating colorful vibe. Best of all, you can change out the bulbs at any time if you enjoy switching things up during different seasons of the year.

Nashville backyard festival lighting

We can recreate the same magic in your residential or commercial outdoor space!

Outdoor  lighting is a must for any commercial space as it brings a memorable flair that keeps customers coming back to experience what you have to offer. We can match any theme or ambiance that you are trying to exude to your clients—whether it’s industrial and sophisticated or elegant and graceful that is meant to stand out and turn heads. We will work with you to capture whatever atmosphere  you desire and fits your brand. Contact Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Nashville to discuss how we can help you with your commercial or residential outdoor lighting. You can call us at (615) 373 – 0638, or by emailing us at: olpnashville@outdoorlights.com  

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Matt Oakes of Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Nashville

Nashville Decorative Outdoor Lighting Delivers Endless Evening (and Daytime) Appeal with a New Twist

Nashville cafe-inspired outdoor lightingDecorative outdoor lighting is the new rage in design. Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Nashville has a broad range of chic and trendy lights that offer something totally different from what traditional landscapers offer that come from those big home improvement stores. Our fixtures are custom-made specifically for us and proudly made in America with high quality commercial parts. We do not sell or install inferior made products made of plastic or other low-grade components that won’t survive the season before needing replacement. Our fixtures stand the test of time, and Mother Nature, to provide years of unbridled enjoyment.

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If you are still sporting an outdated or aging halogen outdoor lighting system, it’s time to check out how much outdoor lighting has changed in recent years. Modern LED bulbs cut down on energy consumption and provide a long life, and they come in all sorts of unique genres that give lots of different benefits and appeal.

Festoon style permanent festival lighting in the Gulch.

Festoon style permanent festival lighting in the Gulch.

Permanent Festoon lights (aka festival or cafe lights) can be installed across a covered porch or deck and provide plenty of visibility as an overhead light source that delivers a swagged romantic lighting effect. They have a party feel like you’d see in outdoor festival settings or that lovely corner cafe you visiting while on vacation — we offer them in either white or in colored bulbs that are housed in small globes and we can change out the lights whenever you want a totally different effect such as during the holiday season.

Nashville Outdoor Orb LightingOrb lights are a twist on festival lighting that kick it up a notch since the globe housing that surrounds is much bigger. You can choose either 10, 12 or 16 inch globes in size (or vary them and mix it up) and it looks like these ethereal spheres are floating through the air in a mystical way. You can also get these in white, clear or in multiple colors and the effect is truly breathtaking and unusual.

Nashville decorative outdoor lighting Normally, we hide our ground level fixtures so they are very hard for anyone looking around your property to see. In some cases, the fixtures are just as pretty as the light they cast and have incredible artistic value—and this is absolutely the case with our Attraction lighting series. Custom made for us; these dazzling metal fixtures have incredible sculptural flair that sends rays of light dancing around your walkways, a retaining wall or even your home’s walls. If you are fascinated by the use of light as an art source, then these lights are right up your alley as they throw immensely interesting patterns of twirling light around an outdoor space. They even look fantastic during the day thanks to their interesting shapes and cut-outs, and no can argue how decadent these look in comparison to boring landscape lights you see in most yards.

Decorative lighting can become a work of art in the garden and landscape.

Decorative lighting can become a work of art in the garden and landscape.

If that’s not enough for you, our Starry Light fixtures uses hologram technology to shoot pinpoints of light that can be elegantly sprayed all over your home, trees or pool. They are perfect during Christmas time because it avoids the nightmare of wires and string lights that have to be taken down after the holidays. This clever light fixture plugs right in and comes in red, green, purple and blue, and it casts a fantasy land of shimmering light wherever you want it. Take a peek:

John Groce Outdoor Lighting Perspectives Nashville

John Groce Outdoor Lighting Perspectives Nashville

Let’s talk about how we can get your home into an interesting lighting scheme that will cause an envious stir among your neighbors. Contact Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Nashville to learn more about cool and distinctive outdoor lighting fixtures like no other. You can call us at (615) 373 – 0638, or by emailing us at: olpnashville@outdoorlights.com  .

 

 

 

Turn Your Backyard into a Staycation Paradise Well into the Evening with Outdoor Lighting

Backyard-pergola-lightingWhen properly designed and installed, your very own backyard can have such an incredible spa-like feel that it may make you feel like skipping the expensive vacation spot altogether. Your own outdoor retreat can feel like a pricey resort right at home without the hassle of passports, airports or long drives with screaming kids. The oasis can come to you and provide relaxation and entertainment well into the evening hours without the fuss and annoyances.

There are lots of inexpensive garden ideas that can help add that island staycation vibe. You can drape a hammock across two trees, or anchor it from your pergola for lazing around with an icy margarita or put in a fire pit to roast marshmallows for starters. We’re more than happy to work with you or your landscape architect to bring the staycation feel you are seeking to your outdoor living spaces with a custom outdoor lighting design and turn-key lighting program.  And with the heat and humidity in Nashville this summer, it’s a no-brainer to wait until the evening hours when things are cooler to enjoy some time outdoors.

Nashville underwater lightingOutdoor Lighting Perspectives of Nashville can design your landscape lighting to tie all your outdoor features together in one gorgeous way so that your backyard oasis can be enjoyed by your family and friends well into the evening in an elegant and safe way. You can stay outdoors later instead of having to go inside because the sun has gone down and you can’t see or have inappropriate flood type lighting that is severe and doesn’t get the job done. Let us illuminate your yard in a gorgeous way that makes it easy to get around your property and highlights the great features in a wonderfully dreamy and elegant way.

If a tropical feel is what you are after, then we can mimic a lighting mood that will send your senses back to island time. Overhead festival type lighting can set a party mood over your patio or deck that can make your outdoor feel like your favorite resort.

Nashville backyard festival lighting

Why quit using the pool simply because it’s dark outside? We can light your pool perimeter so you can keep the party rolling well into the evening. In fact, we can add lighting to any water feature so that the unwinding sound of a waterfall or trickling water coupled with the night-time visual can have a totally mesmerizing and tranquil twilight effect. We can even light up a koi pond so that the fish can be viewed well after the nightfall.

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The addition of lighting around a deck or patio gives you a place to dine and have conversation late into the night if you like. We can improve task lighting at your outdoor kitchen or barbecue so that you can cook and serve food no matter what the hour, and without having a harsh or loud glare either. We can also add some sparkle to a gazebo or pergola so that it becomes a romantic getaway spot to share with your greatest love.

deck lighting by Outdoor Lighting Perspectives

If the grandkids are over, why not give them a spot to play in the evening? We can light up a horseshoe pit or even a bocce or basketball court for hours of extended night-time play. And for a real conversation centerpiece, we’ve had customers ask us to light up their beyond life-size lawn chess sets so that fierce matches can be played al fresco well past daylight hours. Neat!

augusta 50Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Nashville can expertly illuminate your entire yard in an enchanting way so that your trees can lend a dramatic sense of evening atmosphere that you will swear will make you feel you’ve been transported to your favorite getaway destination.  You tell us your favorite vacation spot is, and we will match your backyard into a similar ambiance and feel. It doesn’t matter if it’s Puerto Rico or Paris—we can help you achieve a staycation look will feel like a spa resort every night of the year. Let us show you how!

John Groce Outdoor Lighting Perspectives Nashville

John Groce Outdoor Lighting Perspectives Nashville

Contact Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Nashville to learn more about giving your outdoor spaces a destination resort feel. You can call us at (615) 373 – 0638, or by emailing us at: olpnashville@outdoorlights.com  .