This is a great idea to give your outdoor (or indoor for that matter) string lights a softer or more festive look. Take decorative cupcake liners and cut an ‘X’ on the bottom as shown in the photos below. You can then just slip them over the lights. The cupcake liners are made for high temperature so burning won’t be a problem.
I found great looking cupcake tin liners at IKEA – they reminded me of small pleated lampshades. Within minutes, I created a softer look on a strand of bulbs hanging in my garden. Using an X-Acto knife, make a cross cut in the bottom of the liner. Remove bulb […]