Nine Creative Ways to Use String Lights in the Bedroom

Nine Creative Ways to Use String Lights in the Bedroom

Nancy Mitchell
Mar 29, 2016
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There's a lot to love about string lights: they're inexpensive, they're versatile, and they add a soft, warm glow to any room. If you want to add a bit of a romantic touch to your bedroom, or just shake up your style a little, try out one of these nine creative ways to use those little twinkly lights.

Above: Attach a sheer curtain to the ceiling and drape string lights above for a dreamy, romantic DIY canopy. Spotted on Homeedit.

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Here's a more loosely draped look from Urban Outfitters, with the sheer curtains hung at the head of the bed.

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Take inspiration from the Design Office's Rhode Island workspace and use twinkle lights to spell out a cheerful message.

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Drape string lights back and forth and clip snapshots to them, as seen at Urban Outfitters.

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Wrap string lights around the edge of a mirror to give it a little extra pop, as seen on Popsugar.

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From Alt Om Indretning: A string of lights draped over a nightstand is a nice stand-in for a lamp.

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Make this dreamy backlit headboard from Shelterness.

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Or just drape the lights over your existing headboard, as seen on Cider with Rosie.

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Here's a sweet idea from Urban Outfitters, via Buzzfeed: cluster a bunch of fairy lights under a cloche to create a warm, whimsical, and budget-friendly lamp.

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