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8 string lights to brighten your outdoor space

These aren't your mother's patio lanterns!
8 string lights to brighten your outdoor space

Give your outdoor space an extra glow by looping aluminum stars and whimsical pineapples along your backyard fence. Or hang them on tree branches or your patio umbrella to create a magical canopy of lights. We've rounded up eight great picks to inspire your own backyard oasis.

8 string lights for your outdoor space

Star lights

Star light, star bright! With 10 aluminum incandescent bulbs per strand, these fun lights make it easy to decorate your outdoor space for a party. $35, Canadian Tire.


8 string lights to brighten your outdoor space

Retro string lights

Add a retro vibe into your patio space with these caged-in Edison bulb string lights. Eight shades are strung along a 12 ft. brown cord — up to seven strings can be connected, if you have a larger space. $40, Home Depot.












8 string lights to brighten your outdoor space

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Pineapple string lights

How fun are these pineapple shaped string lights? Perfect decoration for a Hawiian-themed party, or just strung up all season! $50, Canadian Tire












8 string lights to brighten your outdoor space

Caged string lights

These industrial-style lights are truly chic. With copper fittings and cage, these give off a warm glow and are a must-have if you're looking to add a bit of luxe to your space.  $20, HomeSense.












8 string lights to brighten your outdoor space

Rattan string lights

For patios with a natural decor theme, try these rattan lights that come in a string of 10. $30, Hudson's Bay












8 string lights to brighten your outdoor space

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Edison Bulb string lights

These string lights will survive a summer storm — they're made of plastic (though you'd never know) and are water and weather resistant. Plus, the LED Edison bulbs are battery powered, so no plugs are needed. The bulbs give off a nice, warm glow. $30, Lowes.

8 string lights to brighten your outdoor space

Umbrella string Lights

Let the light shine from your outdoor umbrella! These decorative lights fit most nine ft. market umbrellas and come with mounting clips to keep them in place. $40, Home Depot






8 string lights to brighten your outdoor space

Weatherproof string lights

These are classic outdoor string lights, perfect for decorating large spaces or lining awnings. Each set is weatherproof and comes with 30 ft. of black cord and 15 incandescent bulbs. $40, Home Depot








8 string lights to brighten your outdoor space

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