15 Ideas For Outdoor String Lights That Will Make You Want to Live Outside
Far from the colored plastic holiday-style lights of days gone by, today’s outdoor string lights are simple, elegant and absolutely epic on a summer night. Here are 15 of the best outdoor string light ideas for your backyard.
Backyard String Lights Ideas: Water Lights
Backyard String Lights Ideas: Dress the Hedges
If your hedge needs trimming, be sure to sharpen your pruning tools before you get started.
Makeshift Canopy: Canopy String Lights
Outdoor Tree Lighting Ideas: Wrap Trunks
If you’d like more trees in your yard, our tree-planting tips help ensure success.
Elegant Work Lights
Plus: More Outdoor Lighting Looks You’ll Love
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Dress Your Décor
This lighted infinity table is a unique indoor décor project.
Mix and Match
Create a Focal Point
For another outdoor focal point that will wow the whole neighborhood, here’s how to build your own backyard theater.
Mark Your Territory
If you want to create a bit of privacy indoors, this DIY folding room divider is one attractive option.
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