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Lighthouses for your Garden

Updated on July 17, 2014

Pick a Theme for Your Outdoor Decorations

Do you love lighthouses? Are you looking for a great theme for your garden or patio? If you are a lighthouse lover than perhaps this would be a great theme for you. There are a wide variety of different items available to use in you garden or outdoor area. Some are specifically for the outdoors and others are items that you could adapt to fit your outdoor lighthouse theme. On this page I will give you a some ideas on decorating the outdoors with lighthouses.

I love to decorate with lighthouses both indoors and out. The lighthouse in this photo is from my garden and I also have a lighthouse birdfeeder nearby. On my front porch I have three lighthouses arranged on a block of wood. They serve as a welcome to our guests.

From Welcome Signs to Bird Houses you will find lots of great ideas to make your outdoor living space unique. These ideas are great for those of you on a budget too...most items are under $20 and many are even under $10.

Happy Lighthouse Shopping!

photos by mbgphoto

Welcome to Ponce Inlet

This lighthouse welcomes people to a town in Florida. I stopped and took this photo when we were visiting the lighthouse. We were not sure where the lighthouse was located so when we saw this sign we knew we were on the right track.

Signs can also welcome people to your home. They might take the form of a plaque by your door, a colorful flag or perhaps a message on your welcome mat.

Why not have a lighthouse sign to welcome people to your home?

Welcome to our Home

There are many types of lighthouse welcome signs that you can add to your home. You might have a sign with a lighthouse on it or perhaps you would choose one of the colorful flags that are available with lighthouses on them.

The lighthouse welcome touch I have chosen here is a welcome mat. It is both functional and colorful and it adds to your lighthouse theme.

Imports Decor Decorated Coir Doormat, Lighthouse Scene, 18-Inch by 30-Inch
Imports Decor Decorated Coir Doormat, Lighthouse Scene, 18-Inch by 30-Inch

Brightly colored and functional your guests will enjoy this lighthouse mat.



Wind chimes are a wonderful way to make your garden special. I love to hear the gentle tinkling of wind chimes. They are particularly delightful in the spring and fall when I have my windows open and can enjoy the wind chimes.

Wooden Lighthouse Windchime With Small Hanging Wooden Ornament 24"
Wooden Lighthouse Windchime With Small Hanging Wooden Ornament 24"

These wooden lighthouses with windchimes attached are another great choice. I love the three little lighthouses.



This birdfeeder was a gift from my husband.  I love watching the little finches feeding at the lighthouse.
This birdfeeder was a gift from my husband. I love watching the little finches feeding at the lighthouse.

Functional Decorations - Don't forget our feathered friends

Continue your lighthouse outdoors theme with one of these great lighthouse birdhouses or birdfeeders. I have a solar lighthouse birdfeeder in my back garden. It is pictured above.

Perky-Pet LH00355 Solar Lighthouse Finch Bird Feeder
Perky-Pet LH00355 Solar Lighthouse Finch Bird Feeder

Here is the solar finch feeder that I have in my backyard. It really attracts the finches.


Solar Powered Lights for your Garden

I have a lighthouse sitting in the middle of my garden. You see it pictured in the introductory photo. I love the way it becomes the centerpiece in my garden.

This 39" red and ivory solar lighthouse would also make a great garden centerpiece. The bright red and ivory color will stand out among your plants during daytime hours and then at night the warm glow from the 3 Amber LED's will give your garden an inviting look.

I really like the solar lights for gardens. You don't have to worry about wiring and the rechargeable batteries will give you many hours of enjoyment.

Garden Sunlight 35-Inch Garden Decor Outdoor Solar Lighthouse, Red/Ivory, Amber LEDs
Garden Sunlight 35-Inch Garden Decor Outdoor Solar Lighthouse, Red/Ivory, Amber LEDs

A lighthouse light in your garden will add a festive look both during the day and during your evening entertaining hours.


A Touch of the Sea in Your Garden

I love outdoor décor that is done tastefully. I like to pick a theme and then use it in the various touches throughout my garden and yard. I am not really big on an overabundance of outdoor décor. I like for most of the décor to be plants and shrubs, but I do like a touch of my theme to be in among my plants. I think this colorful wind spinner would be a great touch of color in a planting area that is mostly green. It will help to bring your lighthouse theme together.

Please take a moment and stop to leave a comment.

Do you have a favorite lighthouse outdoor decorations? - I'd love to hear your comments

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    • Gypzeerose profile image

      Rose Jones 

      4 years ago

      I love these! I think the lighthouse would look great in my garden.

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      Gloria Freeman 

      5 years ago from Alabama USA

      Hi I love solar powered lights, I have them all around my yard. I would love to add a few of the lighthouse solar lights to my yard.

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      5 years ago

      I like that solar powered lighthouse! I've been to the Ponce Inlet lighthouse many times, for sightseeing and lectures held there. I used to live in Daytona Beach Shores.

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      5 years ago from Savannah, Georgia

      Love that lighthouse bird feeder!

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      Cynthia Sylvestermouse 

      5 years ago from United States

      I absolutely love the Solar Powered Lighthouse decoration! Your photo is beautiful too!

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 

      6 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      These lighthouse outdoor decorations would make wonderful gifts for the gardener.

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      6 years ago

      I love lighthouse décor for the garden. It just fits in so well. :)

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      6 years ago

      These would all make lovely additions to any yard, especially mine. The bird feeders are a great idea.

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      Michey LM 

      6 years ago

      Great idea, I love Lighthouse Birdfeeder and the Wooden Lighthouse Windchime

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      6 years ago

      I think you could have a lighthouse outside - in my garden it would be a great idea because it is so dark.

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      7 years ago

      I would love to have an actual working lighthouse for my backyard décor! Of course, not life-size.

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      7 years ago

      Decorative Garden Solar Lighthouse in your collection

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      7 years ago

      Love all the lighthouse stuff. My mother-in-law would go nuts!

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      Tolovaj Publishing House 

      7 years ago from Ljubljana

      Nice photos. I have never seen a lighthouse in one of gardens in Slovenia. We have a lot of dwarfs, some animal figures and that is about all. Lighthouses add a lot of interesting possibilities to make a story... Thanks!

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      8 years ago

      I love these lighthouse decorations! I think I would like the solar one best. The birdhouse is cute too!

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      8 years ago

      nice lens.. creative!

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      8 years ago

      I think I favor the Decorative Garden Solar Lighthouse in your collection, what a great idea to make it solar. I've always been drawn to lighthouses, we just never get to see them here in North Dakota for some reason.

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      Cynthia Sylvestermouse 

      8 years ago from United States

      Oh, wow, these are all fabulous! I love the little solar light, the wind chimes and of course, the bird house. Most Excellent!

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      Rhonda Albom 

      8 years ago from New Zealand

      Lighthouse decorations in the garden is a great idea! Love this collection you pulled together.

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      oztoo lm 

      8 years ago

      These lighthouse outdoor decorations are lovely and would make a unique addition to any garden.

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      9 years ago

      I'm so ready for spring. I'm itching to dig in the dirt. I never thought to add lighthouses to my garden theme. Something to think about.

      Thanks for sharing


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      HorseAndPony LM 

      9 years ago

      I love the Lighthouse birdhouses. When we lived in PA we loved visiting light houses at Cape May. We wanted to start visiting all the light houses on the east coast but moved to CO. Now we have different vacation plans. I love all of your lighthouse lenses.

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      9 years ago from Vancouver Island, BC

      Very Unique Lighthouse Gifts. I love the Lighthouse Planters. :)

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      9 years ago

      Love your lighthouses - the solar powered one is my personal favorite.

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      Cheryl Kohan 

      9 years ago from Arizona

      I love gardening and these are really cool garden art ideas. A wonderful idea for a niche lens.

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      9 years ago from Western Mass

      great gift ideas

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      9 years ago

      Such a great niche. I love Lighthouses. I have so many. One of my favorite pictures in the house is of a lighthouse in the middle of a storm. Thanks for sharing. Go Rocket Moms Go!

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      Terry Boroff (flipflopnana) 

      9 years ago from FL

      Love all the lighthouses!

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      Treasures By Brenda 

      9 years ago from Canada

      Nice collection of lighthouses!

      Good luck with this lens.

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      9 years ago

      Your lighthouse lenses were on my mind when we went to visit one in the outer banks last weekend. Now I have more lighthouses to think about!

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      Sandy Mertens 

      9 years ago from Frozen Tundra

      I love visiting lighthouses. These are very cool. Nice job.

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      9 years ago

      Another of your awesome lenses. Great work.

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      9 years ago from Chicago area

      How incredibly cute! My neighbor would love one of these, I bet. 5*****

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      9 years ago

      Love the lighthouses! 5's

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      Holley Web 

      9 years ago

      Beautiful, but your lighthouse lenses always are!

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      9 years ago

      Great job, love it!

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      9 years ago

      This is a GREAT niche lens!

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      Bambi Watson 

      9 years ago

      Wonderful :-)

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      9 years ago

      Very nice Mary Beth!


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