Light up your party or your patio
Party string lights can add a festive atmosphere to any area. They provide lovely lighting to any indoor or outdoor spaces, party or no party. Here are some we like.
Crate and Barrel has several we like. These globe string lights are indoor or outdoor lights with clear mini globe bulbs that are easy to replace. They can be used outdoors on trees or shrubs or as terrace lighting year round. Each light is 1.5” in diameter, 5 watts and the strand is 25 feet long. There are 25 clear globes per strand. It plugs into a standard electrical outlet. $39.95
These gold LED twinkle lights are tiny and subtle. They can be used indoors and outdoors. They are on a slender golden wire wrap that can go around trees, bushes or garlands for the holidays. For year round use they create a soft glow for any area. $59.95 for a 50’ string.
Restoration Hardware has some delightfully retro string lights. These Cargo Pendant string lights are industrial inspired lanterns that look like they’ve come out of a printer’s shop or a factory kitchen. The metal is galvanized and safe for indoor or outdoor use. The cages help protect the bulbs while adding lots of charm to the overall look. Each 11’ string is on sale for $70.00. Each string has 10 lights that can be 50 watts maximum.
These Avignon string lights are miniature versions of lights seen in Europe’s plazas and countryside. Each string is 11’. Each lantern is 3.25” square and 3.5” high. They have all weather wiring and can be used indoors and outdoors. Each shade is made from a white frosted plastic sheet. There are 10 lights on each string. Choose between a weathered bronze or weathered zinc finish. On sale for $55.00 per string.
These Street Fair string lights from Restoration Hardware are charming. A string is 11’. The shade is 4.5” in diameter x 1.75”tall. Choose between weathered bronze or weathered zinc. On sale for $55 per string.
Thos. Baker sells these round outdoor party lights. Each string is 25 feet and has 25 sockets of round party lights. $35.00.
These pig and cow party lights might come in handy for the right theme party, or just as amusing room decorations. They are whimsical and charming. Each string has 10 cows or pigs. The cows are black, white and pink plastic and the pigs are pink plastic. The cows and pigs are spaced 12” apart on the string. The cows are $14.95 per string and the pigs are $16.95.
These retro pink flamingo party lights are really fun! There are ten flamingos on each string and 12” in between each. $16.95.
These are bamboo lantern string lights. Each bulb is 9.6 watts. The lanterns are 3” high. Each string is 11.5’ long and has 10 lights. The lanterns are just under 12” apart. $14.95 per string.
These are multicolored mini nylon lantern string lights. Each nylon light is 3” in diameter and there are ten on a string. They are good for both indoor and outdoor use. Each bulb is 2.5v and each strand is 10’ long. $10.00 per strand. The strand with all mini white lights is $13.00.
Here is a larger version of the nylon lantern in white. Each lantern is 6” in diameter. Each strand has 20 lanterns with 2 warm white LEDs in each. The strings are good inside or outside. The strings come with an automatic 6-hour timer. $44.00 per strand.
These are battery operated mesh multicolored string lights. They are good for outdoor areas that might not have electricity. There are 10 lights on a string and they come in green, red, blue and pink. The string is 4.6’. Each light is 1.25” in diameter. $10.00 each.
These multicolored string lights are solar powered. They are outdoor flower fairy lights and are 21’ long. There are 50 flower lights on each string. After full charge of 6 – 8 hours the lights will glow for 8 – 10 hours. They can be charged in the winter and are waterproof. Each string is $13.99.