Outdoor string lights can brighten up a backyard, front yard, or any area that needs extra illumination. Get creative with how to hang your string lights to set the mood for your next outdoor gathering or event. Here are a few ideas using the National Hardware Made by Me™ hanging lights hardware kit.

Fire Pit String Lights

Frame the Firepit

Create a frame with your bistro lights to outline an outdoor focal point.
Hanging Tree Lights

Hanging Tree Lights

Create a Christmas tree design by hanging lights in a triangular shape for a festive feel.

Big Top Backyard Lights

Make a Point

Drape lights from a central base and have them flow out in a “big top” formation to illuminate the night sky.
Hidden Porch Lights

Meet in the Middle

Cross lights in the center of a space to provide overhead lighting for outdoor relaxing.
patio string lights

Zig Zag

String lights back and forth for a winning look over your porch.

pergola light ideas

From Tree to Eave

Have lights meet in the center for a formation that opens up your space.

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