33 Awesome DIY String Light Ideas

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Christmas lights are not just for the holidays. If you have not seen amazing string light ideas for DIY room decor, you have to check these projects out! Crafts and ideas to fit anyone’s budget, you are sure to find the perfect awesome lighting idea for your home, dorm or apartment here.

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String lights are so versatile, definitely not just for Christmas anymore. Super easy projects to do at home, you can easily add creative DIY flair to your room in no time. Cool ideas for DIY lighting around your bed, as decorative wall art, creative, glowing lanterns and romantic lighting ideas for girls rooms. Perfect for teen bedrooms, apartments, dorms and anywhere you want to create a dreamy living space! Make a statement with one or more of these ultra cool DIY lighting ideas.

Here are 33 of the best string light ideas around:

1.  Pixie Dust Lights

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 String Light DIY ideas for Cool Home Decor | Tinkerbell Inspired Pixie Dust Lights are Fun for Teens Room, Dorm, Apartment or Home | http://diyprojectsforteens.com/diy-string-light-ideas/

These are called pixie dust or Tinkerbell lights, but don’t let the name fool you into thinking these are not for the more mature teen or adult bedroom decor. The tulle light strings would add a romantic, dreamy feel to any bedroom.

2.  Awesome DIY Cloud Lights

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 String Light DIY ideas for Cool Home Decor | DIY Cloud Light Tutorial are Fun for Teens Room, Dorm, Apartment or Home | http://diyprojectsforteens.com/diy-string-light-ideas/

This project is just amazingly cool. You have to check out what it is made from – you can get everything you need at the dollar store! DIY cloud lights are a fun DIY decor idea for both teens and adults.

3. Spray Painted Christmas Lights

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  String Light DIY ideas for Cool Home Decor | Spray Painted Christmas Lights are Fun for Teens Room, Dorm, Apartment or Home | http://diyprojectsforteens.com/diy-string-light-ideas/

To make these classy looking lights, you just need to paint the cord without the bulbs. Unscrew the bulbs then place the cord on a drop cloth outside or somewhere that is ventillated well, then spray paint them with gold or silver paint. Really, you could do them in any color you wish.

4. Colorful Globe String Lights

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 String Light DIY ideas for Cool Home Decor | Colorful Globe Lights With String are Fun for Teens Room, Dorm, Apartment or Home | http://diyprojectsforteens.com/diy-string-light-ideas/

5. Black Cats and Friendly Ghosts

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 String Light DIY ideas for Cool Home Decor | Bat Lights are Fun for Teens Room, Dorm, Apartment or Home | http://diyprojectsforteens.com/diy-string-light-ideas/

 

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6. Firefly Mason Jar Lights

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 String Light DIY ideas for Cool Home Decor | Firefly Mason Jar Lights are Fun for Teens Room, Dorm, Apartment or Home | http://diyprojectsforteens.com/diy-string-light-ideas/

 

7. Glittering Lightscape on Canvas

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 String Light DIY ideas for Cool Home Decor | Glittery Lights are Fun for Teens Room, Dorm, Apartment or Home | http://diyprojectsforteens.com/diy-string-light-ideas/

 

8. Winter Sparkle Mirror Garland & Lights

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 String Light DIY ideas for Cool Home Decor | Sparkle Mirror Garlands are Fun for Teens Room, Dorm, Apartment or Home | http://diyprojectsforteens.com/diy-string-light-ideas/

 

9. LED String Light Headboard

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 String Light DIY ideas for Cool Home Decor | LED String Light Headboard are Fun for Teens Room, Dorm, Apartment or Home | http://diyprojectsforteens.com/diy-string-light-ideas/

 

10. Lighted Snow Globe Terrariums

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 String Light DIY ideas for Cool Home Decor | Snow Globe Christmas Lights are Fun for Teens Room, Dorm, Apartment or Home | http://diyprojectsforteens.com/diy-string-light-ideas/

11. Lighted DIY Rope Decor

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 String Light DIY ideas for Cool Home Decor | Rope Light Strand are Fun for Teens Room, Dorm, Apartment or Home | http://diyprojectsforteens.com/diy-string-light-ideas/

 

12. Mesmerizing Snowflake Lights

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 String Light DIY ideas for Cool Home Decor | Snowflake Christmas Lights are Fun for Teens Room, Dorm, Apartment or Home | http://diyprojectsforteens.com/diy-string-light-ideas/

13. Electrified Fox Lamp

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 String Light DIY ideas for Cool Home Decor | Electrified Fox Lamp are Fun for Teens Room, Dorm, Apartment or Home | http://diyprojectsforteens.com/diy-string-light-ideas/

 

14. Firefly String Lights Decor

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 String Light DIY ideas for Cool Home Decor | Firefly Christmas Lights are Fun for Teens Room, Dorm, Apartment or Home | http://diyprojectsforteens.com/diy-string-light-ideas/

 

15. DIY LED Carpet Light

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 String Light DIY ideas for Cool Home Decor | DIY LED Carpet Light are Fun for Teens Room, Dorm, Apartment or Home | http://diyprojectsforteens.com/diy-string-light-ideas/

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16.  Yarn Wrapped Twinkle Lights

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String Light DIY ideas for Cool Home Decor | Yarn Wrapped Twinkle Lights are Fun for Teens Room, Dorm, Apartment or Home | http://diyprojectsforteens.com/diy-string-light-ideas/

 

17. Star Light Star Bright Light Garland

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 String Light DIY ideas for Cool Home Decor | Star Garland Christmas Light DIY are Fun for Teens Room, Dorm, Apartment or Home | http://diyprojectsforteens.com/diy-string-light-ideas/

 

18. Stunning Vintage Mirror String Lights

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String Light DIY ideas for Cool Home Decor | Vintage Mirror Christmas Light are Fun for Teens Room, Dorm, Apartment or Home | http://diyprojectsforteens.com/diy-string-light-ideas/

 

19. Black Wired Statement Lights

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String Light DIY ideas for Cool Home Decor | Black Wired Statement Lights are Fun for Teens Room, Dorm, Apartment or Home | http://diyprojectsforteens.com/diy-string-light-ideas/

 

20.  Origami Light Garland

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String Light DIY ideas for Cool Home Decor | Origami Garland Hanging Lights are Fun for Teens Room, Dorm, Apartment or Home | http://diyprojectsforteens.com/diy-string-light-ideas/

 

21. Paper Doily Wreath Lights

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String Light DIY ideas for Cool Home Decor | Paper Doily Wreath Lights are Fun for Teens Room, Dorm, Apartment or Home | http://diyprojectsforteens.com/diy-string-light-ideas/

 

22. Rattan Ball String Light Decor

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String Light DIY ideas for Cool Home Decor | Rattan Ball Lights are Fun for Teens Room, Dorm, Apartment or Home | http://diyprojectsforteens.com/diy-string-light-ideas/

 

23. Cotton Candy Lights

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String Light DIY ideas for Cool Home Decor | Cotton Candy Lights are Fun for Teens Room, Dorm, Apartment or Home | http://diyprojectsforteens.com/diy-string-light-ideas/

 

24. Cup Cake Flower Lights

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String Light DIY ideas for Cool Home Decor | Cup Cake Flower Lights are Fun for Teens Room, Dorm, Apartment or Home | http://diyprojectsforteens.com/diy-string-light-ideas/

 

25. Hula Hoop String Lights Chandelier

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String Light DIY ideas for Cool Home Decor | Hula Hoop String Lights Chandelier are Fun for Teens Room, Dorm, Apartment or Home | http://diyprojectsforteens.com/diy-string-light-ideas/

 

26. DIY Ampersand Marquee Light

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String Light DIY ideas for Cool Home Decor | DIY Ampersand Marquee Light are Fun for Teens Room, Dorm, Apartment or Home | http://diyprojectsforteens.com/diy-string-light-ideas/

 

27. Illuminated Chalkboard Movie Sign

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String Light DIY ideas for Cool Home Decor | Illuminated Chalkboard Movie Sign are Fun for Teens Room, Dorm, Apartment or Home | http://diyprojectsforteens.com/diy-string-light-ideas/

 

28. Starry Bed Post

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String Light DIY ideas for Cool Home Decor | Starry Bed Post are Fun for Teens Room, Dorm, Apartment or Home | http://diyprojectsforteens.com/diy-string-light-ideas/

 

29. 3-D Geometric Hexahedron String Lights

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String Light DIY ideas for Cool Home Decor | 3-D Geometric Hexahedron String Lights are Fun for Teens Room, Dorm, Apartment or Home | http://diyprojectsforteens.com/diy-string-light-ideas/

 

30. Wine Bottle Light

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String Light DIY ideas for Cool Home Decor | Wine Bottle Light are Fun for Teens Room, Dorm, Apartment or Home | http://diyprojectsforteens.com/diy-string-light-ideas/

 

31. Ping Pong Ball Lights

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String Light DIY ideas for Cool Home Decor | Ping Pong Ball Lights are Fun for Teens Room, Dorm, Apartment or Home | http://diyprojectsforteens.com/diy-string-light-ideas/

32. Dotted Ping Pong Ball Lights

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String Light DIY ideas for Cool Home Decor | Dotted Ping Pong Ball Lights are Fun for Teens Room, Dorm, Apartment or Home | http://diyprojectsforteens.com/diy-string-light-ideas/

33. Paper Cup and String

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String Light DIY ideas for Cool Home Decor | Paper Cup and String are Fun for Teens Room, Dorm, Apartment or Home | http://diyprojectsforteens.com/diy-string-light-ideas/

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