9 Post-Holiday Uses for String Lights

9 post holiday uses for string lights #diy #decor #yourhomeonlybetter

If you’ve already packed up your holiday decor, chances are you’re missing the glow of your string lights. The warm glow, peaceful aura and let’s face it – they somehow improve our complexion. Good news – no need to deprive yourself of the string light experience the other 11 months of the year. String lights add some fun (and light) in so many creative ways.

Here are 9 DIY ways to brighten your home year-round:

1. Bouquet of Flower Lights

holiday string lights and grape orbs in a pot #diy #decor #yourhomeonlybetter

holiday string lights and grape orbs in a pot #diy #decor #yourhomeonlybetter

2. Easy Uplighting in a Pot

easy #diy uplighting project with holiday string lights in a pot #decor #yourhomeonlybetter

easy #diy uplighting project with holiday string lights in a pot #decor #yourhomeonlybetter

3. Adorn Your Favorite Foliage

holiday string lights in trees and plants #diy #decor #yourhomeonlybetter

4. Illuminate a Wall Feature

{This wall hanging represents the 26 angels from my town, and a reminder to pay kindness forward with the Ben’s Bells movement.}

string holiday lights in wall hanging #diy #decor #yourhomeonlybetter #sandyhook #bensbells

5. Wrap a Headboard

{More on this room here}

string lights wrapped around headboard #pink #girlsroom #diy #decor #yourhomeonlybetter

6. Light Up Your Dreams

string lights wrapped around headboard #pink #girlsroom #diy #decor #yourhomeonlybetter

7. Wrap a Canopy

{More on this room here}

canopy bed with string lights #teen #bedroom #diy #decor #yourhomeonlybetter

8. Brighten Up a Magnetic Board

{post on how to make this here}

magnetic board with lights #teenroom #diy #decor #organization #yourhomeonlybetter

9. Surprise Guests with a String of Lights

string lights hanging on mirror #guestroom #diy #decor #yourhomeonlybetter

Best of all, this is a great time of year to pick up some new lights in the post-holiday sales! Let’s keep the holiday glow going year-round!

Check out my Pinterest Board for more inspiration!