10. Make String Lights In Different Colors

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pixabay

Use string lights stuffed with strings of fairy lights in different colors to really spruce up your entire yard. You can make them blend in with your plants, making it look like you have tiny light peeking out of your hedges, or you can make them bright and use them as a focal piece. You just need balloons, string, and a bit of patience to make these.

9. Make Globe Lights

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pixabay

Simply take an old glass lamp cover and put it over any light of your choose. You instantly have lights that look like little moons or globes of light, making your yard much more interesting. These lift up easily to change the light, making them easy to maintain as well.

8. Incorporate Lights Into Stick Balls

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etsy

Balls of sticks and vines can usually be found at any decorating store, and even on the shelves at goodwill. Buy a couple, stuff them with fairy lights and moss, and enjoy the other-worldly look. This lighting solution is simple and elegant. The moss and vines keep them looking organic and natural, leaving you with a fun lighting solution that just works.

7. Tin Can Lights

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gratis

These lights are extremely simple to make and can be dressed up with different colored paint for a number of different effects. Trace a pattern onto a tin can of your choice and hammer nails in to make small holes. Once you clean up the holes, put a tea-light or other candle inside. If you want a more lasting light, put a small battery powered light inside instead.

6. Stuff Fairy Lights Into Creative Vessels

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wallpaper.co

Stick fairy lights inside different vessels to make one of a kind lighting fixtures. Take the whole strand and arrange them however you want, giving you hundreds of little points of light. You can even do bigger vessels with larger strings of lights.

5. Add Light To Your Water Feature

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allthingsheartandhome

Back lighting your water feature is a quick and easy way to add a warm glow to any space. Simply place waterproof lights along the rocks or other components of your water feature. The water will soften the look, making ti look like the lights are glowing. This is a perfect addition to any romantic garden hideaway.

4. Hide Lights In The Foliage

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houzz

If you have trees that have bushy leaves or that droop like willows, wind leaves into them to make the leaves come alone. Done properly, it looks like the tree spirits are welcoming you in. Put candles or other light sources nearby to really complete the look.

3. Hang Lights From The Canopy

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homedesign

Hang lights off your tree canopy, coming down just a few inches. These lights will make the entire tree glow, and they look like the belong in a fairy tale. Adding in a hammock or other seating area makes for a great star gazing location.

2. Use Mason Jars

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woodentips

It seems like mason jars are used for anything and everything these days, but this look really works. Simply put the candles inside a jar, hang it up with wire, and enjoy your soft lighting. You can even just set the jars around, making them even easier to change.

1. Hollow Out Logs

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homeinspiration

Hollowing out logs allows you to place tealights into their centers, giving you a rustic lighting method. Make sure to use a candle that has it’s own container so you don’t run the risk of starting a fire. These candles look amazing when lit, and everyone will be surprising that you have a fire inside of a log. If you are careful when carving out the hollow, you can change out the candles many times, making this a very practical lighting source as well.