There is nothing like a warm summer night in the back yard, sitting under the romantic clear globe lights, roasting marshmellows over a fire pit, and enjoying the aromas of fragrant roses and honeysuckle. Well, it looks pretty amazing in all of the photos on Pinterest. My backyard is void of lights and a fire pit for now, but I do have the roses and honeysuckle! Here in Utah it is super cold and the dead of winter. Christmas just ended and I’ve missed the glow of my Christmas tree and lite up garlands. So, I had an idea. How about I bring that feeling of warm summer and cozy Christmas together! I rounded up my round globe string lights that have been waiting to be used for at least 5 years. I bought them after season on sale at Target. I think they should be out again in the big box stores soon.
I plugged them in to make sure they still worked.
I grabbed a hammer, tiny picture hanging nails and strung the lights together.
With the help of my sweetie we started at one corner and swagged them 3 times back and forth.
As usual with stringed lights inside, I plugged them into a dimmer for easy on/off and so we could adjust them. At night they glow beautifully. I can turn them up to full and use them as a light source in our niche or turn them to low and they glow warm like mini Edison bulbs while we watch TV.