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Breathtaking Wedding Reception Décor Ideas with String Lights

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When couples are planning an outdoor wedding reception, string lights are definitely a must-have decoration detail!  It helps bring your event to life, adds a romantic ambiance, and can highlight your  beautiful wedding details no matter what your wedding theme is.  So let’s get inspired by all of these magic wedding lighting ideas we listed below and don’t forget to check our playful yet elegant string lights wedding invitations out which are totally incorporated with all the lovely lighting details!

Lighting can be quite dramatic on its own, but if you incorporate fabric, it really makes a strong impact.

Breathtaking Wedding Crystal Chandelier with Twinkle Lights Decor

Edison bulbs make a huge impact and surprisingly give off a lot of light. If you want to have dramatic ambience, make sure your lighting gets put in to a dimmer switch.

Intimate String Lights Decorated Garden Wedding Inspiration

Lelia Scarfiotti

Twinkle lights make amazing impact and is even stronger when they are clustered together. Either abstractly, uniformly, or utilized in the surroundings such as wrapped around trees and shrubbery.

Romantic String Lights Decor For a Pink and Gold Wedding

Fondly Forever

Rustic Barn Wedding String Lights Decor Ideas

Martha Stewart Weddings

Fairy Wedding Reception Lighting Decor Ideas

Spindle Photography

Stunning Garden Wedding Decoration Illuminated Tree

The Knot

Consider hanging something within your lighting. It will draw attention to the lighting and help create a signature style.

Rustic Tented String Lights Wedding Reception

Grey Likes Weddings

Indoor Hanging Jars with String Lights Wedding Decor

Borrowed and Blue

Lovely Wedding Decoration Hanging Jars Filled with LED Lights and Delicate Flowers

French Wedding Style

Even the most basic lighting helps accent areas of the room AND it makes for better photos.  This cake is the perfect example of accenting with lighting.

Naturally Greenery Wedding Cake with Rustic String Lights Decorated Backdrop

Wedding Chicks

Adding something to your lighting (like greenery, branches, or fabric touches) or focusing it in a particular zone can help add to the drama and the ambience of the space.

Gold Geometric and Branch Wedding Reception Decor Ideas with String Lights

Green Wedding Shoes

Ribbon Chandelier Vintage Wedding Décor with String Lights

Wedding Chicks

Blush Wedding with Fairy Lights Decorations Everywhere

Wedding Chicks

Not only are lights beautiful, they can add function to your space. Whether it’s a particular wall you want to highlight or simply segregate an area, lighting is a very easy way to do it.

Stunning String Lights Wedding Backdrop Ideas

Rustic String Light Wedding Invites

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Magic String Light Baby's Breath Wedding Invitation EWI410

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Rustic String Lights Maple Laser Cut Wedding Invitations with Twines EWWS096

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Vintage Floral Mason Jar String Lights Wedding Invitations EWI416

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Classic Black and White Chalkboard String Lights Laser Cut Wedding Invitations EWWS074

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