Get creative with decorative lights

How you choose to light your indoor space will have a huge impact on how you work, eat, socialise and unwind. Rather than using a central source of light in a room, multiple function decorative string lights can be strategically placed to light up a bedroom or set the mood for a dinner party. Add layers of lighting so the mood can be changed according to what you’re doing.

Filament bulb string lights

Hung alone, filament bulb string lights can have a minimalist, artsy look that will suit industrial spaces or city lofts. Larger bulbs give an urban, sophisticated feel to suit bigger spaces. These can also be left up all year round so if any unexpected guests come by, your place will be ready to entertain with no fuss. 

Filament light bulbs

Wire lights

Mix and match with different light types! Bendy, battery operated wire lights and ropelights can be used to create warm ambient tones in any indoor area. These look great wrapped around vases or glass jars or can be bent into any shape for a custom look and personal touch, perfect for adding that last minute touch for your next diner occasion. 

copper wire fairy lights wrapped around a blanket

Fairy lights

Don’t forget the bedroom! Decorative fairy lights give off a feeling of cosiness and will pair perfectly with your blankets and cushions.

Filament string lights hung over a bed

Get your decorative lights

There’s plenty of ways to transform your indoors with string lights and decorative lighting. To help get you started, pop in to your local Bunnings and have a look at our full range

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Please make sure you use all equipment appropriately and safely when following the advice in these D.I.Y. videos. You need to be familiar with how to use equipment safely and follow the instructions that came with the equipment. If you are unsure, you may feel it is safest to consult an expert, such as the manufacturer or an expert Bunnings Team Member.

Grave health hazards are linked to asbestos, which may be in homes built up to 1990. Health hazards may result from exposure to lead-based paints in older materials and copper chromium arsenic (CCA) treated timber. For information on the dangers of asbestos, lead-based paint and CCA treated timber and tips for dealing with these materials contact your local council's Environmental Health Officer or visit our Health & Safety page. You can also use a simple test kit from Bunnings to indicate the presence of lead-based paint.
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