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Transform your garden into a magical setting for entertaining with pretty and sparkly outdoor lighting.

Light up your outdoors

Whether you're planning an elegant dinner or a full-blown Christmas extravaganza, there are many clever ways to bring your garden to life with lighting – especially during the festive season. With low voltage, battery or solar-powered options available, the possibilities are endless. When the sun goes down, watch the night light up!

Pink lights in the shape of a flamingo head.

Deck out the cubby

A timber cubby house can look sensational when decked out with solar lights. Add Aussie flavour with a cute menagerie.

Safety tip: While solar lights are an easy D.I.Y. addition, any hardwired electrical fixtures must be installed by a qualified electrician.

Cubby house with fairy lights.

Solar statues

Solar statues will charge even on cloudy days and the lights will come on automatically when the sun goes down.

Children running around solar statues in the shape of animals.

String lights

Wind little bulbs around tree limbs to highlight their sculptural beauty. 

Stake lights in the shape of flowers.

Stake lights

Bring lighting to ground level with stake lights placed in flower beds.

Stake lights in the shape of flowers.

Cosy corner

Devise a festive spot right on the threshold, perfect for soaking up the Yuletide cheer – or leaving Santa a snack!

Easy hack: Poke native flowers into a traditional style wreath to make it more of a local feature.

Christmas tree, couch, dog on balcony.

Around the pool

Create a beautiful picture on the water with a wall of fairy lights and a splash of pink.

Wall of fairy lights, light flamingos and pool lounges.

The front yard

Create a warm welcome by illuminating structural features and dressing up the front garden.

House with statue lights in animal shapes.

Light up your place this festive season

Check out your local Bunnings to make this festive season the brightest one yet. 

Photo credit: Brigid Arnott

 

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Health & Safety

Asbestos, lead-based paints and copper chromium arsenic (CCA) treated timber are health hazards you need to look out for when renovating older homes. These substances can easily be disturbed when renovating and exposure to them can cause a range of life-threatening diseases and conditions including cancer. For information on the dangers of asbestos, lead-based paint and CCA treated timber and tips for dealing with these materials contact your local council's Environmental Health Officer or visit our Health & Safety page.

When following our advice in our D.I.Y. videos, make sure you use all equipment, including PPE, safely by following the manufacturer’s instructions. Check that the equipment is suitable for the task and that PPE fits properly. If you are unsure, hire an expert to do the job or talk to a Bunnings Team Member.