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Add Some Magic With Garden Lighting
Anyone+who+knows+me+well+knows+that+there+is+no+place+I+would+rather+be+at+the+end+of+a+long+day+than+out+in+my+garden+enjoying+a+cup+of+tea.+In+the+cool+fall+and+spring+months%2C+I+prefer+a+cup+of+hot+peppermint+tea+in+my+garden%2C+and+in+the+heat+of+summer%2C+I+opt+for+a+cup+of+iced+lemon+tea.+There+is+something+magical+about+being+in+my+backyard+garden+that+I+just+cannot+get+enough+of.+I+have+read+more+books%2C+journaled+more+pages%2C+and+shared+more+great+conversations+with+my+family+in+our+garden+than+almost+anywhere+else.+The+atmosphere+of+my+garden+was+recently+made+even+more+magical+when+we+strung+garden+lighting+throughout+the+entire+thing.%0D%0A%0D%0A%3Cimg+class%3D%22size-large+wp-image-1540+aligncenter%22+src%3D%22https%3A%2F%2Fremodelier.com%2Fwp-content%2Fuploads%2F2018%2F09%2FAdd-Some-Magic-With-Garden-Lighting-683x1024.png%22+alt%3D%22Add+Some+Magic+With+Garden+Lighting%22+width%3D%22683%22+height%3D%221024%22+%2F%3E%0D%0A%3Ch4%3EAdd+Some+Magic+With+Garden+Lighting%3C%2Fh4%3E%0D%0AI+have+no+idea+why+I+hadn%27t+thought+of+using+great+garden+lighting+before%2C+but+I+was+definitely+open+to+the+idea+when+my+artistically+driven+teenage+daughter+suggested+it+as+we+sat+on+our+back+porch+one+night+with+teacups.+She+thought+that+garden+lighting+might+do+something+special+for+the+mood+of+the+garden+and+that+it+might+make+us+want+to+spend+even+more+time+there.%0D%0A%0D%0ABefore+I+knew+it+we+had+sat+our+teacups+down+and+were+headed+to+a+local+gardening+store+to+see+what+kinds+of+garden+lighting+we+could+find.+We+were+amazed+when+we+took+time+to+look+through+the+store+at+how+many+garden+lighting+options+we+had.+We+choose+a+few+strings+of+tiny+Chinese+lanterns+that+we+in+bright+teal+and+olive+colors.+We+both+loved+them+and+knew+that+they+would+be+the+perfect+garden+lighting+for+our+needs.%0D%0A%0D%0AWe+rushed+home+and+decided+not+to+wait+until+morning+to+put+the+garden+lighting+up.+Instead%2C+we+went+immediately+to+our+backyard+garden+and+began+stringing+the+lights+from+tree+to+tree+to+tree.+After+checking+to+see+that+all+of+the+bulbs+worked%2C+we+decided+not+to+let+ourselves+turn+the+garden+lighting+on+until+we+had+it+all+up+and+hanging+in+place.+I%27m+so+glad+we+waited+because+when+we+finally+turned+on+our+new+garden+lighting+it+was+amazing.+The+small+and+colorful+Chinese+lanterns+did+a+lot+for+the+look+and+feel+of+our+garden.+The+garden+lighting+only+made+it+more+inviting+than+it+was+before.%0D%0A%0D%0AWe+gathered+the+rest+of+our+family+and+brought+them+outside+to+see+our+work.+They+enjoyed+the+garden+lighting+as+much+as+we+did+and+within+minutes+we+were+making+popcorn+and+had+plans+to+enjoy+the+backyard+garden+together+that+evening.+I+love+the+way+my+garden+lighting+looks%2C+but+even+more+than+that+I+love+the+way+our+garden+has+become+a+gathering+place+for+the+people+I+love+most.