Add Sparkle to Your Patio With These Outdoor Lights
Decorate with strings of glowing, shimmering lights to see your outdoor space in the best possible light.
Don't be left in the dark. Trendy light strings add sparkle to your patio. For a cookout, drape strings of funky flip-flops over an outdoor table, or give weddings a romantic touch with strands of stars. Here are 10 of our fave ways to get glowing.
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How do I love thee? Let me show you with a heart-shaped curtain of icicle lights, available in a variety of colors. The curtain uses 16 strings and a controller, so you can set the lights to flash, twinkle, fade or stay on. The strings, controller and power supply are not weatherproof, so protect them from water and rain.
BUY IT: AliExpress, $24
These vintage-look lights are popular in Italian piazzas and around the Tuscan countryside. Each string is a generous 50' long and holds 24 clear bulbs on all-weather wiring. Use them to illuminate your patio or outdoor kitchen.
BUY IT: Restoration Hardware, $170
Tuck strings of fairy lights into glass jars or under cloches for your patio table or into a wreath for your door. The ultra-thin wires on these battery-operated LEDs are bendable, and the lights come in a variety of colors. Don't let the battery box get wet.
BUY IT: Amazon, $6.71