DIY Decor

9 DIY String Lights That Will Light Up a Room


Here are some really cool DIY string light decor ideas that is super pretty and fun to make for your own unique room decor!

1. DIY Cloud Light

Do you like the look of storm clouds in your room?  If yes, then this tutorial is for you!

 Materials Needed

  • Six paper lanterns
  • Fishing line
  • String lights
  • Batting
  • Wooden dowel
  • Glue gum
  • Two cups of hooks

Full tutorial: DIY Cloud Lights

2. Star Light Star Bright Light Garland

This is a soft glowing string light that can light up your room. Very easy DIY string light using string lights with a white cord.

Materials Needed:

  • Sheets of white craft foam
  • Cutting mat
  • Exacto knife
  • Globe string lights
  • White spray. This is optional

Full tutorial: Star light bright light garland

3. DIY Paper Doily Wreath

This is a beautiful wreath that produces the magical effect of candles flickering in the snow.

Materials Needed:

  • 24-inch and 30-inch wreath forms
  • 24-inch gauge wire
  • White spray paint
  • 20-foot strained of white holiday lights
  • Paper bouquet holders

Full tutorial: Paper doily wreath

4. DIY Cupcake Flower Lights

This is a DIY string light that can be used for both indoor and outdoor lighting. Very easy and fast to create.

Materials Needed:

  • Cupcake papers (small & large)
  • String lights
  • Exacto knife
  • Scissors

Full tutorial: Cupcake flower lights

5. DIY Ping Pong Ball Lights

Very cool string lights that looks great as a room decor or party decoration.

Materials Needed:

  • String of Christmas lights
  • Ping pong ball for each light on the string
  • Drill and a drill bit
  • Hot glue and a glue gun

Full tutorial: DIY Ping pong ball lights

6. DIY Dixie Cup Garland

This is a great an inexpensive lighting room decor using dixie cups!

Materials Needed:

  • Scissors
  • Pencil
  • Dixie cup
  • Tape
  • Exacto knife
  • LED lights with white wiring or regular lights 

Full tutorial: DIY Dixie Cup Garland

7. Twinkling Bliss Cascading String Lights

Beautiful rainbow color bulb light display, bringing a colorful look to any bedroom!

Twinkling Bliss Cascading String Lights

8. Purple Flowers and Green Leaves String Fairy Lights

Hand crafted glowing flowers look beautiful over the bed or mirror.

Purple flowers and green leaves string fairy lights

9. Willow Branch Vine

This beautiful branches will light up a room and look great in any area of the house.

Willow branch vine


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