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Backyard String Lights Ideas: Water Lights
Outdoor string lights are the perfect addition to any pool deck, even more so if strung overhead to provide just enough light for an evening swim. For more waterside inspiration, here are 10 amazing backyard swimming pools you need to see. Another great option for outdoor lighting is flower bed lights.
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Backyard String Lights Ideas: Dress the Hedges
One of the prettiest ways to make a statement is by using the natural elements in your backyard. Link several strings of outdoor lights together and weave through the dense cover of a hedge to make an instant impact, and light the way to a good time.
If your hedge needs trimming, be sure to sharpen your pruning tools before you get started.
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Makeshift Canopy: Canopy String Lights
Attach outdoor string lights to tall fence-posts or other structures and crisscross your yard to create a canopy for your guests. The perfect addition to an outdoor barbecue, you can pair this canopy with a DIY outdoor table, like this ingenious one, made from Quikrete countertop mix.