5 ways to use fairy lights that you haven’t thought of

The decorating possibilities are endless

Fairy lights are irresistible. They are a wonderful way of creating atmosphere, showcasing a special feature or adding a final flourish to your festive decorations.

Go on, add a little sparkle.

Make an entrance

Simple additions, such as a wall of lights, have maximum impact in long, narrow spaces. A generous tree with a tantalising basket of gifts nearby makes a great focal point at the end of this vibrant pink hall.

Up the garden path

Don’t keep fairy lights solely for the Christmas tree, why not go all out and create a twinkling footpath by wrapping shrubs with ornate lights. Father Christmas won’t miss your house.

Ring in the change

A Christmas wreath is often the first decoration to go up. Welcome guests with a traditional wreath hung in the hallway and scatter pin lights through it for extra sparkle.

Table talk


Add a final festive flourish to your table setting by filling vases with a string of twinkling fairy lights. Add impact to your centrepiece by hanging a rustic wreath studded with twinkling lights above the table.

In the pink

A vibrant pink wall and staircase runner set the tone in this bold and bright Christmas hallway. Lining the stairs and doors with pretty fairy lights create a sense of occasion.

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