Brookside Collection Wall Lantern by Progress Lighting
Illuminate your doorstep with this solid-brass farmhouse-style lantern. Its oversized shade casts a wide glow that lights up a search for a misplaced key or that often-elusive keyhole. Available in three finishes, including antique nickel (shown).
To buy: $71, csnlighting.com.
6 Mailbox by Ecco
This romantic aluminum mailbox, protected with a lock and adorned with a Victorian cherub motif, seems more deserving of handwritten love letters than junk mail and bills. Its rustproof finish is also a boon for exposed entrances. Available in six colors, including white (shown).
To buy: $119, ecco-products.com.
Egg Birdhouse by J. Schatz
This adorable earthenware residence hangs from vinyl-coated wire and features a two-inch-long perch for feathered friends. A removable aluminum base pops out for quick cleanup, and a slick, glazed surface prevents even the most determined squirrel from setting up shop. Available in eight colors, including Sun Yellow (shown).
To buy: $135, jschatz.com.
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