25 Cozy String Lights Ideas For Living Rooms

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String lights of all kinds are super popular for decor, they are budget-friendly, create a cozy ambience and can be hung literally everywhere. Today we are sharing the coolest ideas we could find for living rooms, and here there are many ways to use them. First of all, you can hang them wherever you want, second, you may create fireplace statements with them, third, you may highlight a nook or a zone in your room, and there are many more ideas to rock string lights, let’s have a look at them all.

Fireplaces

If your fireplace is a non-working or faux one, it’s not a problem – just put some firewood covered with string lights inside, and voila – you have an effect of a working fireplace, and it means instant coziness. You can also try candles+string lights, or only string lights put inside to create a look that you want.

a faux fireplace clad with black brick and firewood and string lights inside looks super cool

a faux fireplace clad with black brick and firewood and string lights inside looks super cool

a faux fireplace with a black backdrop, some firewood covered with string lights in front of it

a faux fireplace with a black backdrop, some firewood covered with string lights in front of it

a moody living room with string lights in the fireplace for a cozy feel in the room

a moody living room with string lights in the fireplace for a cozy feel in the room

a fireplace with string lights, a hanging heart and some candles for a cute look

a fireplace with string lights, a hanging heart and some candles for a cute look

put firewood and then add a string or two of twinkle lights in the fireplace to add a soft glow to the room

put firewood and then add a string or two of twinkle lights in the fireplace to add a soft glow to the room

a non-working fireplace with wood slices and string lights in between them for a natural look

a non-working fireplace with wood slices and string lights in between them for a natural look

accent the working fireplace with string lights and candles to get maximal coziness

accent the working fireplace with string lights and candles to get maximal coziness

put some string lights into the fireplace to imitate light - it will instantly add coziness

put some string lights into the fireplace to imitate light - it will instantly add coziness

Windows

If you have sheer curtains, add string lights to them – this way you’ll accent the window and views, and will create a cozy mood. It will also work for glazed walls – hang curtains and add lights to them, and you’ll get a very glam space. If you don’t have curtains, no problem: just attach the lights over the window and you’ll highlight it.

string lights added to the sheer curtains are a great way to add glam to the space

string lights added to the sheer curtains are a great way to add glam to the space

string lights on curtains to add light, accent the window and add a sparkly touch

string lights on curtains to add light, accent the window and add a sparkly touch

a glazed wall and sheer curtains with light integrated for a stylish and cozy look

a glazed wall and sheer curtains with light integrated for a stylish and cozy look

a window framed with string lights to inspire the owners to go to the balcony

a window framed with string lights to inspire the owners to go to the balcony

Open Layouts

Separate the open layout with string lights – hang them as a curtain, and you’ll get a super cool and airy space divider. This is a great idea that fits most of decor styles, so try!

separate an open space with string lights hanging - it's a cute and glam idea for any space

separate an open space with string lights hanging - it's a cute and glam idea for any space

separate the living space form the rest of the room hanging string lights

separate the living space form the rest of the room hanging string lights

TVs

Accent your TV with string lights – hang them over it on the wall, or cover the TV unit with them and add candles for more light. You can also create a cool ambience with candle lanterns around to highlight the zone even more.

a large TV highlighted with string lights and lots of candle lanterns

a large TV highlighted with string lights and lots of candle lanterns

highlight your TV zone with string lights and maybe candles, this is a great way to accent

highlight your TV zone with string lights and maybe candles, this is a great way to accent

string lights on a shelf over the TV make an accent on this zone and candles add romance

string lights on a shelf over the TV make an accent on this zone and candles add romance

Other Ideas

Hang string lights over the whole room – as many as you want! Accent an exact space or nook, for example, a hobby or a working nook within a living room. Highlight a gallery wall with string lights, enliven a reclaimed wood wall or make a cool sign using lights – turn on your imagination and have fun!

a gallery wall with a string of lights to accentuate it and some candles

a gallery wall with a string of lights to accentuate it and some candles

a hobby nook in the living room is accented with a whole string lights wall

a hobby nook in the living room is accented with a whole string lights wall

an industrial living room with lots of string lights all over the room

an industrial living room with lots of string lights all over the room

cover a whole wall with string lights to accent a nook, a space or some corner

cover a whole wall with string lights to accent a nook, a space or some corner

enliven a reclaimed wooden wall with string lights

enliven a reclaimed wooden wall with string lights

imitate a real tree with branches and string lights on them to add a natural feel to your room

imitate a real tree with branches and string lights on them to add a natural feel to your room

make a cool string art sign over the fireplace for a stylish touch

make a cool string art sign over the fireplace for a stylish touch

string lights covering a wall create an ambience in this cozy space

string lights covering a wall create an ambience in this cozy space