Today I am sharing 20 DIY string light projects for indoor and outdoor Holiday decorations. Decorating with lights to create a magical scene for Christmas looks very unique and expensive. But you can definitely create these DIY light projects on cheap with easy tutorials found here. Lights bring a festive look to any event. And these ideas are not only limited to decorating for Christmas but can be reinvented through out the year for birthdays and other festive events.
Decorating with lights
These ideas are super easy to make. And create a magical winter wonderland scene.
Let’s get started with these DIY ideas for decorating with lights.
DIY String light projects
DIY Marquee Sign Board
Merry and bright Holiday decor created with string lights and styrofoam cut letters.
Mason Jar lights
Festive entrance door decor using mason jars, wire and string lights.
Lights Christmas Tree
A beautiful string light tree on the wall. Great idea for small spaces.
Illuminated Forest Shadow Box
Create a snow-kissed forest in minutes with four simple materials.
Hula Hoop Chandelier
Hula hoop and lights a perfect outdoor project to lighten up your porch.
Another fun idea to decorate with hula hoop.
Easy DIY Christmas decoration that looks beautifully festive with stargazer lights.
Outdoor Christmas Trees
Tomato cage and string lights make great outdoor decor.
Lighted Snow Globe
Make a fishbowl snow globe with battery operated led lights.
Driftwood Christmas Tree
Make a Christmas tree canvas with driftwood and string lights.
Tin can lanterns
Make snowflake lanterns with template and hammered holes. Put string lights inside and voila!
Makes great gifts too.
Snow ball lights
What a fun idea to light up the front! Lights covered with snow balls to make snow lanterns. It’s also fun to make snow balls for this project with the family.
String light tree
Instead of spending a lot on buying one, how about making an easy Christmas tree. Use twigs and branches from the backyard and attach them to a 2×4 wooden log with wire or string. Now hang the string lights or stargazer lights on it. You have a beautiful outdoor Christmas tree.
DIY lighted stars
Make North star using 8″ yardsticks or rulers found at lowes. Wrap lights on to it and hang.
DIY glowing gift boxes
Make illuminated gift boxes for outdoor decor using plastic boxes and waterproof ribbon. Add string lights or battery operated bulbs inside.
Christmas light balls
DIY Christmas light balls made with chicken wire and mini string lights.
DIY Light Garland
Ping pong garland made by cutting and pushing cafe lights into the balls.
DIY light branch
Bring a tree branch indoor and light it up. This idea is also great for outdoors.
Light display frame
Love this Christmas cards display frame made with string lights.
DIY Glowing Garland
Just a simple addition of lights to the garland makes it look festive.
DIY lighted ceiling
Beautiful magical space created with hooks and twinkle lights in the hallway. I think this will be a wonderful idea for kids playroom or living room as well.
I hope you enjoyed these DIY ideas of decorating with lights.
Using string lights to create a magical space using small and big scale projects.
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Popsicle stick Rudolph
See also popsicle sticks Olaf (Snowman) and Santa.
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