Skip to main content

Paw Print Solar Lights for a Whimsical Garden

cosmos seedlings
Finally, it's beginning to feel springy here in the Philly area! It's time to prepare for our summer gardens. I have started some cosmos in a sunny kitchen window. How fascinating it is to watch little seeds come to life. It's a miracle really. A little dry seed goes into the dirt and becomes a beautiful flower in a matter of 7 weeks. 

My little butterfly/hummingbird garden not only brightens my day with beauty, it also gives me some much needed garden therapy stress relief, a little exercise, and a nice dose of Vitamin D! 

I stopped in Boscovs Department Store recently, strolled through the garden department, and came upon these. Simply a must have for the cat lady that I am! πŸ’•πŸ˜ΊπŸ’• 

solar powered animal paw lights

Solar Powered Animal Paw Lights. They were only $19.99 and were on sale for $14.99. 

I saw them on Amazon in Colors too! Here is my Amazon Affiliate Link to shop:

These little paw prints instantly created whimsy in my garden!!! I just love solar powered lights and find they hold up well all year long. Plus, the sun charges them for free! There are strings of solar lights on my deck from last summer. They made through the cold, snowy winter and still light. 

The sun charges solar lights by day so they can shine at night. Cloudy days don't charge them well. The lights are dim and don't stay lit very long after a cloudy day.
solar powered battery pack
The paw prints are super easy to install.

Attach the Stake
Slide the plastic stake onto the solar battery pack.
Find the Perfect Spot
Find a sunny spot to place the solar battery pack. Be sure it's not near any nighttime light source. The lights won't turn on unless it's dark. 

Choose your Setting
Turn the switch on the battery pack to "on" or to "flash" if you prefer.
Create your Design
Arrange the paw prints and gently push the stakes in the ground. 

Let the sun charge them up and watch them glow when it gets dark!
 solar powered animal paw lights at night
They are LED lights, therefore they are nice and bright with bluish white light. A sensor allows the lights to go on when it get dark and turn off when it gets to be daylight automatically.
solar powered animal paw lights
The wires are easily hidden with a layer of mulch. 
solar powered animal paw lights in garden
They are super cute both day and night. My friendly garden assistant approves.
cat with solar powered animal paw lights
Find solar powered animal paw lights at Boscov's online and in the garden section of the store, on Amazon, and other online stores including EBay, Jet and Zulily.

Have a Beautiful Day!


Popular posts from this blog

Dermatofibroma on Leg

A Dermatofibroma is an unsightly brown or red bump that is very common on the legs. They are also called Benign Fibrous Histiocytomas and are more common in women than men. They can hurt, itch and become inflamed easily. They are the result of some sort of injury to the skin such as an ingrown hair or a bug bite.  I have tried lots of home remedies on my dermatofibroma. Some help it look better than others but the ugly thing is still there! Read more about dermatofibroma remedies. There is only one way to remove it for It must be surgically excised out. A dermatofibroma goes deep into the skin. It will only grow back if it is cut off of the skin at surface level. The problem with the removal is it leaves a long scar that is about 2 inches or so long. It has to be done that way to be able to sew the skin back together so it is smooth and not puckery. Here is a picture of a scar from the removal of a dermatofibroma. This scar was also treated with a laser to imp

White Bumps Under Eyes: Milia

Have you noticed that you have little white looking bumps under your eyes? Some people call it chicken skin because the bumps look like plucked chicken skin. πŸ” Most likely those little white bumps are milia. They can feel hard or pearly. These bumps are not acne. Milia can occur when dead skin cells become trapped beneath the outer layer of skin. Keratin becomes trapped and builds up. A small benign cyst can form which is the milia. It's a cyst!?! Don't let that word scare you. They are harmless, but unwanted bumps.  They can occur on any area of the skin that tends to be on the dry side. They cannot be squeezed out like a blackhead or pimple because they have no opening. A layer of skin covers them. A hole must be created in them using a needle, then they can be extracted out. Read more about blackhead, whiteheads and blind pimples This is a common problem for the under-eye area. It is a dry, delicate area of the skin. I see it a lot on my clients. Heavy products


This post is all about dermatofibromas and some remedies to help make them look better and ways hide them. It includes my Amazon Affiliate Links to help you find the products I talk about. Q. I have this brown bump on my leg that won't go away. What can I do about it? A. It could be a dermatofibroma. I see them often on my leg waxing clients. A dermatofibroma is a tan to brown benign raised bump more common in women than men and occur commonly on the legs. The bump feels hard under the skin and can be itchy, tender and easily irritated. A doctor will tell you not to worry about it because it's benign, but it's kind of ugly! Dermatofibromas are also called Benign Fibrous Histiocytomas. They are the result of some sort of injury to the skin such as an ingrown hair or a bug bite.  Be careful when shaving because a dermatofibroma may bleed and become sore if nicked. Don't think you can get rid of it by shaving it off. It will be an awful looking sore and will j