25 Awesome Ways To Use String Lights In Kitchens

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String lights are an awesome idea to make the space welcoming, inviting, inspiring, to warm it up and add a holiday feel even when the holidays aren’t on. They are very budget-friendly and feature many shapes and looks, so you can easily find an option for every interior. Decorating with string lights not for holidays is popular, and they will create instant coziness, and though the kitchen is usually cozy itself, adding a bit more will never do any harm to the space. Ready to see some ideas? Here they are!

Windows

The most popular idea is to frame or hang some string lights in the window – choose the shape and looks of lights that fit your space. you can frame the whole window, or the window and some cabinets next to it, or a shelf on the window if there’s any, or hang string lights vertically right in the window, so they will look cozy both from the outside and inside. You may also incorporate string lights into sheer curtains if there are any, and if you have a breakfast nook by the window, the lights will also highlight it.

highlight the window with string lights to enliven the space

highlight the window with string lights to enliven the space

highlighting the window with string lights is a cute and chic idea to add more light inside

highlighting the window with string lights is a cute and chic idea to add more light inside

string lights to frame the window and along the wainscoting to make the space cuter

string lights to frame the window and along the wainscoting to make the space cuter

the shelf across the window is lit up with string lights to make the space cozier

the shelf across the window is lit up with string lights to make the space cozier

a window framed with string lights and a large aroma candle make the space inspiring and welcoming

a window framed with string lights and a large aroma candle make the space inspiring and welcoming

hanging string lights in the window will make the space cozier from inside and outside, too

hanging string lights in the window will make the space cozier from inside and outside, too

a little breakfast nook becomes inviting with sheer curtains and string lights inside them

a little breakfast nook becomes inviting with sheer curtains and string lights inside them

cute star string lights as window decor are great not only for winter holidays but all year round

cute star string lights as window decor are great not only for winter holidays but all year round

string lights covering the window and a small cup cabinet next to it add cuteness

string lights covering the window and a small cup cabinet next to it add cuteness

string lights hanging in the window make the whole space cozy, inviting and very cute

string lights hanging in the window make the whole space cozy, inviting and very cute

Entrances

Highlight the entrance to the kitchen with string lights – this isn’t only a cute and fun touch but also a great idea for open spaces or spaces with no doors, lights will visually separate the spaces.

the kitchen entrance covered with string lights to accent it

the kitchen entrance covered with string lights to accent it

colorful vintage stirng lights that frame the kitchen entrance invite to mae in and make a cup of tea

colorful vintage stirng lights that frame the kitchen entrance invite to mae in and make a cup of tea

Cabinets

Highlight the cabinets with string lights: attach them upwards, downwards or around. Such an idea will easily turn a usual cabinet into a stylish display, and attaching lights downwards will enlighten the cooking surface under it. String lights along the cabinets will create a mood and ambience in the kitchen, I think, it’s a great idea.

a usual cabinet highlighted with string lights that turn it into a cool display with a bold accent

a usual cabinet highlighted with string lights that turn it into a cool display with a bold accent

a vintage kitchen cabinet highlighted with string lights can be a display or some bar

a vintage kitchen cabinet highlighted with string lights can be a display or some bar

attach some string lights to a usual open cabinet in your kitchen to turn it into a chic display

attach some string lights to a usual open cabinet in your kitchen to turn it into a chic display

hang string lights to the cabinets as additional lights - no lamps are needed here

hang string lights to the cabinets as additional lights - no lamps are needed here

string lights above the cabinets make this traditional kitchen more cheerful and fresh

string lights above the cabinets make this traditional kitchen more cheerful and fresh

string lights going up the kitchen cabinets are a cute idea to try

string lights going up the kitchen cabinets are a cute idea to try

string lights over the cabinet are great for holiday and all-year-round decor

string lights over the cabinet are great for holiday and all-year-round decor

Other Ideas

Cover exposed wooden beams with string lights to make them stand out and make the space cozier; hang the string lights over the breakfast or dining space to highlight it, or hang string lights on a shelf or shelves if you have some. There are lots of configurations and looks, different shades of light to fit any space, just choose and make your space cuter!

a small shelf with string lights that add interest to the space and make it fresher

a small shelf with string lights that add interest to the space and make it fresher

accent the exposed wooden beams with string lights to make the decor more vivacious and cute

accent the exposed wooden beams with string lights to make the decor more vivacious and cute

fun string lights hanging over the dining space in the kitchen to accent it

fun string lights hanging over the dining space in the kitchen to accent it

fun vintage fruity string lights on a shelf add a whimsy touch and a fun feel to this colorful kitchen

fun vintage fruity string lights on a shelf add a whimsy touch and a fun feel to this colorful kitchen

hang string lights over the dining space to separate it from the kitchen itself

hang string lights over the dining space to separate it from the kitchen itself

highlight your exposed beams with string lights to make the space more cheerful

highlight your exposed beams with string lights to make the space more cheerful