Now here's a bright idea: lighting that not only illuminates your space but also adds plenty of decorative flourish. Check out these brilliant how-tos.

Intersperse hanging votives with flower "baskets" made of metal cans. Drill holes for string, fill them with blooms, and decorate a trellis, gazebo, or window.

Hanging silver votives, $16 for six, Jamali Floral & Garden Supplies.