With summer proving to be a bit of a wash out this year, we are all hoping for a warm autumn, with al fresco dining and barbecues in the garden. With this in mind we have selected five of the best garden lanterns; from budget paper lanterns to metallic Arabian night shades. Lets now hope for some hot weather!
Give your garden an oriental glow with these gorgeous rice paper lanterns. Made from authentic rice paper, they come in blue, red or green and cost £2 each. Powered by an LED bulb that takes a standard battery, group them together for best effect. For more information check out tigerstores.co.uk or visit your local shop.
A gorgeous square cotton lantern with a retro pattern, hanging hook and concertina fold-away design. Perfect for those long summer evenings and parties in the garden. Just add a tea light. Available from thetravellingsouk.com and delivery is £5.95
This thoroughly pretty hanging tea light holder is a beautiful decorative accessory for any room of the house, and also looks great in the garden or patio area. A lovely low budget but effective wedding or engagement gift. Visit tch.net to buy.
This beautiful Iron-Nickel lantern features a lovely design dye cut into the top to create a distinctly arabesque look. Perfect for patio dining, feel the magic of the desert as they finish off a table setting perfectly. Buy from thetravellingsouk.com
You can hang them from hooks on the wall, the head of your bed or the branches in the garden. You can arrange them on the dining table, around the bath or on a side board or shelf. Whatever you choose to do with them, you can rest assured that they’re going to look simply gorgeous doing it! Available from tch.net