Lately, I’m loving the look of outdoor string lights as a way to create an inviting and cozy outdoor space! If you share my love for this look and are searching for exterior lighting ideas, you’ll want to check out the options I have for you. Whether you are decorating for a wedding, a birthday party, or just need extra lighting outside, one of these “brilliant” choices is sure to hit the mark.
9 stunning exterior lighting ideas you’ll want to copy
1. Light of the Party
2. Bright Forest Lights
3. Cozy Outdoor Deck
4. Bling in the Trees
I am in LOVE with the idea of using tree branches to hang string lights. No need for hooks, nails, or posts. Allison from the House of Hepworths nailed it with this look! If you want to add bling around your trees, you will want to see this post by clicking here!
5. Rest Easy Hammock Area
Brett and Kelly from North Country Nest created a stunning Lazy hammock area under string lights, right by the water. Can it get any better than this? I submit that it cannot!. Just looking at this photo makes me feel calmer! Siesta anyone? Read more about this space here.
6. Pleasantly Pretty Pergola
7. Reach New Heights
8. Cutie Patootie Pergola
Bethany from Reality Day Dream created a beautiful, cozy space with string lights hanging between birch logs. Simply stunning. I picture an intimate dinner for two, a diamond ring, and a proposal? Click here to get the details!
9. Four Corner Planters
Are you ready to copy these exterior lighting ideas? Tell me which of these is your favorite in the comments!
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Janice Thomas writes detailed tutorials for novice woodworkers and DIYers. She also works as a university professor in the health care industry. Have a question for Janice? Feel free to send her a message here!