January 16, 2015 in DIY CHRISTMAS LIGHTS
Christmas lights have a lot more to offer than being put on your Christmas tree once a year. What is it about Christmas lights that creates an ambiance that is so warm and welcoming? When you walk into a room they give off an air of magical wonderment. String lights create an atmosphere that we just can’t help but want to be in and around.
Here we have collected a list of things you can do with christmas lights, including cotton candy inspired lights, a hula hoop chandelier and even a twinkling Christmas wreath:
DIY LED Light Canvases – If you an extra pair of LED lights and would like to use them throughout the year, not just at Christmas, then this DIY is perfect. It’s easy to do, but the effect is super cool. This canvas would transform any room from dull to fabulous in minutes!
DIY Fairy Light Jars – This simple DIY is a great little craft project to start in the festive season to get your home ready for Christmas. Place these jars on the mantle piece and your room will instantly become festive!
Christmas Light Star – The best part is that it only costs a few dollars to build it, and if you have some old Christmas lights lying around unused in the basement (who doesn’t) it can be built for under $10 in materials.
DIY Pixie Dust Lights – These tinkerbell inspired lights would be perfect for a little girls bedroom, or a big girls for that matter. They would add a touch of magic and charm to any room with little effort. They are super easy to make, so what are you waiting for?
DIY Cotton Candy Fairy Lights – This DIY is a cute idea for any type of girly occasion, from baby showers to birthdays, a room filled with these is a room ready for a party.
Geometric String Lights – With a free printable template this tutorial couldn’t be easier. It’s origami inspired project that will keep little ones entertained for a while. They would look pretty in any room any time of year!
Yarn Wrapped Twinkle Lights Are My Fave - Amelia wanted some cheap and colorful lights for her babies nursery, but couldn’t find any she liked, so made her own instead. Here she shares her great tutorial which is surprisingly easy!
Wine Bottle Light – If you have drank a unique or special bottle of wine, this crafting project is a brilliant way to remember the occasion and keep it in your home for longer! It’s simple, easy but the results are both beautiful and surprising!
Christmas lights are often kept in a box until Christmas Time, but wouldn’t it be lovely to be able to use them all year round? What are things you can do with christmas lights?