They’re not just for the holidays. You can use them to add warmth and sparkle to a room, a tabletop or a porch year-round
When I had my first apartment, the friend I shared it with and I each hung a strand of white string lights around our bedroom windows for the holidays. “The lights around my window just make me happy,” she said at the time, and it’s always stuck with me. We both wound up leaving them up for the rest of the year, and I think of this happy discovery whenever I pull out a set of string lights. Here are 10 ways to use them to up the happiness around your home.