This light up wreath will make a great addition to anywhere you need to light up the night. With just a few items, you can create a gorgeous wreath that serves as an outdoor light as well. This would be perfect for screened in porches and patios!
This post is sponsored Christmas Lights, Etc however all projects and opinions are my own.
I really needed some additional lighting on the back patio. The porch lights were too bright and my terracotta lighthouses and solar lights weren’t cutting it for the amount of lighting I needed, so I decided to make my own lighting fixture in the form of a wreath.
Y’all know how much I love my wreaths, so this project was the perfect solution to lighting up spots that were just too dark. Now, my back patio is perfect for late afternoons and evenings when the sun goes down!
How to Make a Light Up Wreath
Supplies needed to make a light up wreath:
- 50′ Patio String with 33 G50 Pearl White Lights (I used four strands)
- Wire wreath frame (I used a 14 inch frame)
I thought it would be fun to film myself making this wreath and make a short video. It is so simple y’all! Just watch below.
Can’t watch the video or having trouble with the steps? Follow along below!
First, begin wrapping the light strands around the wire wreath form.
You’ll see that the wires come separately from the bulbs when you order them from Christmas Lights Etc, which makes the strands much easier to wrap.
Make sure that each bulb socket is facing the front as you wrap to avoid bulbs on the back of your wreath when it is placed on the wall.
When you get to the end of one strand, plug in the socket ends to the next strand and continue wrapping until you have a completed wreath. Three strands would probably have worked but I wanted it REALLY full so I went with four strands total.
When the wrapping is complete, begin screwing in the light bulbs.
I used the pearl white lights because that is the look that I wanted for my wreath. But, you can try any of the patio string lights that Christmas Lights Etc has in stock. They have globe bulbs in clear, white, and even colors! You can even choose the color of your wiring. Happy shopping!
I staged my wreath here so you could see it well. The walls where this will live are white and I wanted to make sure you could see this light up wreath in all of its glory.
I love how it looks with the lights off.
But when you light up the wreath it really shines.
And y’all….this is bright! It will certainly work as a porch or patio light if you are looking for a unique lighting alternative.
For now, I am off to look at my gorgeous wreath while I sit outside with a tall glass of sweet tea.
I know that you will love this project as well. Be sure to pick up some globe lights and get started on your own DIY light up wreath.
Will you light up the night with a gorgeous wreath? Add this one to your must make list.
Will you use white bulbs or go with a color? Go ahead…tell us in the comments! I would love to hear what you think and if you will be making your own version.
- 50 ′ Patio String with 33 G50 Pearl White Lights I used four strands
- Wire wreath frame I used a 14 inch frame
- First, begin wrapping the light strands (without the bulbs attached) around the wire wreath form.
- Continue wrapping, making sure that each bulb socket is facing the front as you wrap to avoid bulbs on the back of your wreath when it is placed on the wall. Continue wrapping until you have a completed wreath.
- When the wrapping is complete, begin screwing in the light bulbs.