Outdoor string lights are really a wonderful way to brighten up your outdoor spaces. You can use them when decorating outdoor home such as your patio, backyard, or deck without much effort on your part. They are available in variety of shapes, sizes, and colors and can be picked on cheap from your local dollar store. Without wasting much time, we point you these fun and creative ideas to decorate your outdoor space with string lights.
Creative Ways to Decorate with Outdoor String Lights
Using outdoor string lights for decorating and entertaining in your outdoor home:
Your patio is one of the most common areas to decorate using string lights, perhaps because it truly makes a big statement. You can also do it by anchoring points such as a rooftop or fence to attach the lights in a crisscross pattern across the patio. If you have a large square footage to deal with, consider using the lights to break up and define different areas.
Take a look at these outdoor string lighting ideas from Buzz Feed you should try.
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Make lighting a part of your garden decor
String lights can be hung up in so many different places around your garden outdoor home. You can wrap them around the trees, around the railings, around the frame of a patio umbrella or even pergola beams. Just make sure that they are evenly distributed in order to achieve the best effect possible.
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Decorate your outdoor home with a sculpture
Bring out your inner artist by decorating a sculpture with string lights. First craft one with wire like a bird or deer head, and then wrap colorful lights around it create a stunning night time light sculpture. Did we just spark an idea?
Hang outdoor string lights over swimming pools
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Like to entertain outdoors? Why not string lights slightly above the swimming pool for an unexpected touch? Not only will it help to bring outdoor illumination with outdoor string lights, the reflection in the water will help to double the effect. However, make sure to do this with caution by providing a safe distance between the lights and the water. Moreover, it should be attempted only in the case when you are sure that the pool will not be used during the gathering.
Use outdoor lighting as outdoor wall art:
Group the lights together and hang them together on the wall to create a mini outdoor wall art. You can either create a pattern or simply line them up in rows. Want to get a little more creative? How about spelling out a message or a name using lights?
Here are some outdoor decor tips to use string lights from Apartment Therapy.
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Decorating with string lights is such a fun and inexpensive way to light up your outdoor space. Hope these easy and DIY ideas will help you add sparkle to your home and wow your guests this entertaining season.
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