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Hidden Rope Lights Make for Beautiful Evening Ambience

by Lulu2U2

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Hidden rope lights make for beautiful evening ambience

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I lived in Alberta Canada for six years so this is an image from our 3A garden. My husband built this great deck, but I was a little worried someone would miss the step in the dark. We talked about different options, but the we ended up deciding on the rope lights. My husband built the deck with a little ledge so we could keep the rope lights tucked away from the weather and give a little class to the deck. It also gave a level appearance to the lighting which is sometimes difficult with bending rope lights. 

The lighting gave a wonderful glow to the steps and to the yard. My husband is an electrician so he connected a switch by the back door. We even turned them on during the winter and it made the snow glow. Yes, I'm easily amused, but winters are very long up north and the ground is usually frozen until late May/June.

We lived there for another 4 years after installing the lights and they were still going strong when we left. I really miss that deck!

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comments

Those are really cool looking- so professional!! It is so hard to leave a garden/deck that you love isn't it?? :) Thanks for the great idea!
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FigTree commented on 04/07/11
Love it! I always have Xmas light on my deck year round. I got 24 solar powered yard lights for Christmas and this reminded me to get them put up. Thanks!
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MRS.D commented on 04/06/11
I love night time ambience with great lighting! Nice job!
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chief cultivator commented on 04/05/11

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