Saturday, July 28, 2012

The Glow of Magic

Outdoor solar lighting has grown by leaps and bounds in the last few years.  Recently I was looking for garden statuary for my garden, and I came across a neat garden statue of a boy with a flashlight looking at a frog.  The flashlight was solar and lit up at night.  I thought 'what a great idea to use solar power in statuary.'

That's only the beginning.

A pair of solar faeries on Amazon.



A solar slumbering faerie statue on Amazon.
Solar faerie dreamer on Amazon.

A lovely idea.  So while we're at it, why don't we replace our driveway gravel with glow in the dark stones?  

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A few years ago, I believe it was Briony who drew my attention to these incredible glow orbs known as Fairy Berries.  At the time, they were cost prohibitive, but now when I looked them up for this blog post, I discovered ThinkGeek now sells them for $20 for a pack of ten.  I...am now tempted.


Video is the only way to really capture the magic of this product:
 





Scatter them around your lawn, in a tree's branches, in a flower bed....Imagine the possibilities! 


4 comments:

  1. The gravel! The fairy berries!

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  2. The solar light and glowy stuff all used to be so darned cheesy! I'm so glad it's coming around. I may have to pick up some of those fairyberries....
    (My friend Mike linked me that driveway some time back and we actually discussed the logistics. SO EXPENSIVE!)

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  3. This is really special! I need them for our garden ....

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