In the past it was still the classic incandescent bulbs, today it is almost just the LEDs that fascinate us as fairy lights and give our four walls a cozy light. They are reminiscent of fireflies and are always popular with young and old. It is therefore no wonder that decorative lights with fairy lights are among the best ever. Because with little effort, great effects can be achieved quickly. In addition, there are numerous variations of fairy lights that are suitable for every occasion and every location. So you can use the energy-saving for indoors especially lights use on the terrace when barbecuing or on the beach wedding the battery-powered and on the summer party in the garden with solar fairy lights round off the atmosphere fairy tale.
Romantic decoration ideas with fairy lights
Decorative ideas with fairy lights provide more comfort
LED fairy lights are not only beautiful and atmospheric, but they are also quite energy efficient and versatile. Depending on taste and occasion, fairy lights can be used in different ways as decoration ideas. You can hang them not only on the Christmas tree, but also on trees and shrubs, on the wall or above the kitchen table.
With the discreet little lights, almost any object can be beautifully staged and each room transformed into a dreamlike landscape. Very original and popular are the deco ideas with large glass bottles or classic Ball Maison Mason jars , Full of fairy lights, these are not only in the living room an undisputed eye-catcher. In every other room as well, fairy lights create a more festive atmosphere and bring that certain something with them.
Especially balloon bottles look full of fairy lights just stunning
Important when buying fairy lights
Although most products are fairly safe on the market, you should still pay attention to quality and safety certificates when buying fairy lights. Especially the CE marking speaks for a good safety according to the European standards, but also the additional GS mark is a desired guarantee, which comes from specialized, technical inspection bodies. You should also decide before buying whether you prefer a light chain with cold or warm white light. It is just as important whether you use the string of lights with power connection or would rather take mobile – with battery or solar module. And if you want to hang your fairy lights out on the balcony or in the garden, then it is very clear: These should have a hundred percent outdoor suitability, so they can optimally defy splash water and moisture.
Very original are fairy lights, inspired by Edison’s light bulb, but equipped with LEDs
Make fairy lights yourself
And those of you who still have not found the right fairy lights or just like to experiment, you can make your own fairy lights yourself. We have a few suggestions and fresh ideas for you here that will hopefully serve as inspiration. DIY fairy lights are a simple crafting affair that is a lot of fun and immediately produces the optimum effect. Of course, upcycling is also an issue here, as egg cartons, paper cups, tin cans, etc. can be quickly converted into beautiful fairy lights and designed as enchanting decorations.
Making fairy lights is child’s play
DIY fairy lights as color accents for the wall decoration
Take a look at all the other deco ideas in our picture gallery and decorate your home with atmospheric lights to your own taste and personal preference.
Chocolates or muffin cases can also become lampshades for the DIY fairy lights
Fabric, paper and old cans are the perfect crafting materials for colorful decoration ideas with fairy lights
Decorative idea with wire and fairy lights for advanced
Pompons are also perfect as a decoration of the fairy lights
Fairy lights made from colored textile balls
A fairy lights for more mood in the study
… or for more cosiness in the living room
In the bedroom, the fairy lights are irreplaceable
And in the nursery, the little “fireflies” are a real classic
An effective photo wall is created in no time
Or you want to stage your old wooden ladder with delicate lights as an eye-catcher?
And what about your houseplants?
Just let your creativity run wild when decorating with fairy lights!