DIY String Party Lights

String Lights Up – Ready To Party?

String party lights for patio

The string party lights are up! It’s been a busy DIY weekend at our house. One summer housing project is complete. We have finally completed the installation of our outdoor party string lights and I am loving them. The Mr. is a fabulous do it DIY guy. This weekend’s project took a good month or more. Rainy weather and sunny beach trips, but it’s all done. I’m looking forward to drinks and dinners on the patio as the weather starts to cool for fall.

String party lights for patio
String party lights

String party lights add just the right ambience for an evening cocktail or dining under the stars.


The string party lights in the trees were this summers project. They were purchased from Lowe’s as a Christmas present. Not that it takes us a while to get things done, but we had several other projects in the cue to be completed first.


The ground lighting on the paths and uplighting were projects from years past.


I have always told my real estate buyers and sellers that it is a good idea to do at least on home project a year.  If you can do this your home will never feel dated when you are ready to sell and move on.

Refreshments on the patio

Well, I have shown you the patio after dark. I thought you might like a peek at it in the afternoon.


My daytime updates were pillow replacements. I found these neat ones at Tuesday Morning and Home Goods.

Lemonade or wine

Lemonade or a glass of wine?



What have been your summer DIY projects? Where do you get your ideals and inspiration? I’m addicted to Pinterest. We found lots of helpful hints and how to install ideas for the lights there. A special thanks to everyone who takes the time to post on Pinterest. It is a wonderful source of information and always fun sharing.

Relaxing with a glass of wine

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ps: As always all creative and opinions are my own.

label: Target – dress  label: Lowe’s – lights  label:Home Goods & Tuesday Morning-pillows

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  1. Your yard and table looks wonderful. Why are you sitting there all by yourself? If you lived closer, I would join you.

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