Festive string lights can set a glow to nighttime parties and brighten up outdoor spaces during the day. The Soji™ Mod Tulip solar string light set has 10 bell-shaped nylon lanterns, stretching 33 feet in total length.
A string of twinkling lights will add a little something special to any outdoor space, but vintage-style lights with exposed filaments go the extra style mile. Edison String Lights, $39.95 from CB2, add a fun party attitude to decks and patios and look great wrapped around an outdoor umbrella.
Nix the unsightly cord from your holiday lights by wrapping it with gorgeous dip dyed yarn. Choose a yarn color that coordinates with your bulb color to really knock it out of the park. Then leave them out all year long!
Little red wagons are a great way to bring a playful, farmhouse touch to your holiday decor. Consider wrapping classic wooden wagons with lights as a decorative accessory, or use the light-wrapped wagons to contain and display gifts.
String up lights and lanterns around your outdoor space to give an enchanting twinkle to any garden party. The soft glow will invite everyone to linger outside in the nighttime summer air. Line lanterns and smaller string lights around your seating area, and hang a few off tree branches for a touch of ambiance.
An unused area in the yard was used to create a large raised bed garden. The grass in the area wasn't growing properly due to poor soil;, but it received sun all day. Varying heights were used to accommodate root systems of different kind of plants, and to create visual interest. The addition of string lights makes it a wonderful "room" in the evening for cocktails under the stars.
While it is typically frowned upon to have your Christmas lights up after the holidays, the strands of white bulbs can provide you with another amazing source of light for your outdoor room. This Bohemian-style patio incorporates the fun lights, giving the area a relaxed ambiance.
Inspired by the beautiful trees on the property, the designers dubbed this home, "The Treehouse" and used the tree-theme throughout the house. This particular tree was extra-special as its shape makes it ideal for sitting (one branch in particular is at perfect sitting-height) and its size provides tons of shade for the outdoor living area.
Just a few garden sculptures wrapped with colored lights can instantly bring a holiday touch with minimal fuss. At night the graphic shapes of the garden sculptures are easy to read from inside the house, and the bold color casts a vibrant glow on the otherwise dark and dim area.
“LED string lights can turn an outdoor wedding into something magical," says Audrey Isaac, of 100 Candles. "They provide enough light to illuminate tables, florals, and other décor, while still maintaining a whimsical atmosphere.” Florist: Weddings International.