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How to Use Twinkle Lights in Your Home Decor All Year Long

January 03, 2019

Don’t relegate those gorgeous, glowing bulbs to the holiday storage box. Keep them sparkling year-round with these creative ideas.

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Cool Constellation Artwork

Turn your favorite constellation or zodiac sign into modern art with this fun DIY. The budget-friendly project uses a strand of white twinkle lights to create a masterpiece that’s truly sparkling.

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Twinkly Lanterns

When it comes to DIY decor, it doesn’t get much simpler (or cuter) than this. Skip the traditional candle, and toss a tangle of string lights into an empty lantern. Place anywhere you need some nighttime ambiance, whether it’s on the patio or in the living room.

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Photo: Emily Fazio

Nursery Nightlight

Create a pretty nightlight for your little one by stuffing a paper lantern with a strand of holiday lights. The paper lantern helps diffuse light to produce a super-soft glow that’s perfect for baby.

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Boho Patio

If there were a precise recipe for boho patio perfection, it would go something like this: First, add plenty of rattan, wicker and tassels. Then, toss in some playful colors and patterns. Mix together with some cool potted plants, and finish with several strands of string lights. My point? No recipe is complete without the final step, my friends.

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