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!

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