From pool parties to Christmas cocktail parties, a glowing garland is a perfect solution for any event's decor. It can be hard to find a string of lights for every theme, but the good news is you can make one yourself for just about any occasion! You just need a simple string of lights and a little imagination—it's easy! Here are some quick steps to get started creating, plus a lot of inspiring DIY ideas.

Think of a Theme
Valentine's Day? Birthday? Baby shower? Wedding? Pool party? Cookout? Western? Geometric? Astronomic? Animals? Plants? You name it!

  • Gather some supplies:
    Scissors
    Glue
    Markers
    Paper
    String and Ribbon
    Leaves and Flowers
    Fabric
    LIGHTS!

Get Creative!
You can cut holes in paper and other items to stick the light bulbs in. You can tie or hang things from the light strand. You can wrap a string of lights and a string of something else together. Visualize it with us... ANYTHING can be string lights. Don't believe us? Check out the examples below!

Twinkly Firefly Lights

 

DIY Star Lights Source

 

DIY Flower Lights Source

 

DIY Catt Lights Source

 

DIY Birthday Hat Lights Source

 

DIY Heart Lights Source

 

DIY Pineapple Lights Source

 

DIY Cactus Lights

 

DIY Cute Lights Source

 

DIY Fall Lights Decor

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