All of Creative Nightscapes awards on Display in their North Richland Hills Tx office

2017 Kichler Lighting Contractor of the Year

Continuing a tradition of excellence, North Richland Hills-based Creative Nightscapes has once again been named Kichler Lighting’s Contractor of the Year. This award recognizes excellence in professional landscape lighting design, installation, and service.  This is the second time Creative Nightscapes has achieved Kichler’s top honors – their first being in 2014.  Excellence in Outdoor Lighting Installation and […]

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6 Best Plant Types for North Texas Landscapes

North Texas is one of the better places in the country to grow a diverse garden. The combination of mid- to upper-temperatures — without being too tropical — allows gardeners to grow a wide range of plants. The region does have some downsides, though — namely, the excessive summer heat and sudden winter ice storms. […]

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Updated Lighting Landscapes for Poolside Entertainment

Winter will soon be a distant memory, so it’s time to get the pool and patio cleaned up for fun in the sun. Even if your in-ground pool is functional, a lack of outdoor lighting can limit your use of it after the sun sets. Keep the fun going longer with a functional lighting plan […]

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Lighting Your Home’s Stonework: The Final Decor Touch

It’s hard work to design and develop the perfect look to the outside of your home. You’re understandably proud of what you’ve done, and want people to be able to see it, both day and night. That perfect stonework design to your home and landscaping deserve the ideal lighting plans. You’ll add beautiful accents to […]

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How Lighting Can Improve Your Home Security

Beautiful outdoor lighting can do a lot more than merely highlight the features you love about your home and landscaping – a thoughtfully designed outdoor lighting plan can also be a simple and surprisingly effective way to increase the security of your home. But how do you determine what kind of security lighting will be most beneficial? […]

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Lighting Choices To Promote Energy Efficiency

Whether your goal is to save the planet, reduce your expenses, or achieve a combination of both, saving energy is one of the best ways to meet it. Most homeowners use more energy than necessary for a wide variety of daily activities and thus have many chances to cut their consumption without changing their lifestyles […]

Outdoor lighting illuminates a beautiful University Park home

The Basics of Outdoor Lighting Controllers

Outdoor lighting is the final step to a beautiful home. It’s also vital to a successful business front. No matter who you are, you need reliable and effective ways to get the most out of your outdoor lighting, and these days the linchpin of it all is the control system. They’ve come a long way in recent […]

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Enjoy the Outdoors Any Time: Lighting Trends for Today’s Modern Homeowner  

People are spending more time outdoors than ever before. They are installing beautiful patios, elaborate outdoor kitchens, and water features to help make their outdoor space an area they can enjoy all year long with family and friends. With so many upscale architectural options now available to make your outdoor space come alive, it is […]

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Good Lighting and Its Impact on Your Landscaping

There are a lot of things that affect your landscaping, and good lighting is a part of that. With so many different lighting options to choose from, you’ll want to pick the lighting that really works for you and your design plans. That’s why you want to hire professionals to create the landscape lighting effects […]

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The Latest in Green Outdoor Lighting Technology

Outdoor lighting has so many appeals. It can drive business traffic, protect residents and complete the masterpiece that is a beautiful home. While you want to enjoy all of these perks, you also care about your impact on the environment. We have you covered. Creative Nightscapes always strives to stay current with the latest outdoor […]

Outdoor lighting illuminates a beautiful University Park home

What is the Best Investment a Homeowner Can Make For Curb Appeal?

One of the fastest and easiest ways to boost your curb appeal and show off the beauty of your home is to add exterior lighting in the areas that will provide maximum impact. By highlighting the best features of your home, you can be sure it looks its best, even after night falls; outdoor lighting […]

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Beauty and Security with Strategic Landscape Lighting

If you are looking to add beautiful touches to your night time landscaping while also improving outdoor security, there’s no better way to achieve your goals than having professionally installed landscape lights. According to a study at, strategically placed outdoor lights can help deter crime, as many thieves prefer to mask their efforts in darkness. […]

LED Lighting sets the mood around a pool on a perfect evening

Six Great Reasons to Choose LED Home Landscape Lighting

If you want to decorate and brighten your property with landscape lighting, be sure to use LEDs. Light-emitting diodes offer an impressive assortment of valuable benefits. They conserve power, last for many years and work well in outdoor conditions. You may even find that they attract fewer pests than other lights. LED Durability Unlike some […]

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Popular Outdoor Lighting Types and Features

For most homeowners, their home is their castle. It is usually the largest investment they will make in their lifetime. While most give plenty of attention to interior décor and exterior maintenance, those who wish to elevate their home’s beauty and appeal to a transcendent dimension will not overlook the importance of outdoor illumination. Outdoor […]

Lighting highlights the curb appeal of a modern home

Lighting Techniques to Enhance Curb Appeal

Outdoor lighting is nothing to take lightly. Quality illumination makes the difference between a house that is inviting and appealing at all hours and one that no one notices after 6 PM. Exterior lighting is also crucial for safety, preventing tripping, falling, and other accidents. The following tips will maximize your home’s curb appeal and value while […]

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Landscaping Looks Even Better At Night with Lighting

Landscaping Lighting for Nighttime Beauty You’ve just invested a great deal of time money and effort into new landscaping around your home and you are proud to have one of the best looking landscaped gardens in the neighborhood. Your garden and landscaping look amazing all day long. Once evening comes, you have to wait until […]

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Hiring an Outdoor Lighting Company

Not Every Outdoor Lighting Company is Created Equal. Hello from the Team at Creative Nightscapes Outdoor Lighting. Our goal in writing our blog is to have a more informed clientele to allow for open and honest information in helping folks make the best decision possible for hiring an outdoor lighting company to Design, Install and […]