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Outdoor String Lighting Ideas

Outdoor string lighting is a trendy way to light up the night sky. Whether hanging above outdoor restaurants or over balconies, outdoor string lights are the no-hassle, no-fuss way to light up virtually any outdoor space quickly and easily. Their portability and flexibility make them a great option for entertaining, whether you’re hosting pool parties or backyard barbecues. Here, some “bright” ideas for making the most of your backyard or patio with outdoor string lights.

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As a form of outdoor accent lighting, outdoor string lighting is a great way to add some ambiance and warmth to your modern patio or yard. Check to make sure if your lights are waterproof or damp-rated if you are going to use them around pools or leave them up through inclement weather.

For more YLighting ideas, see our Outdoor Lighting Ideas or follow our favorite outdoor lighting ideas on Pinterest.


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