How to Make Bandana String Lights

Photo credit: Becky Stayner
Photo credit: Becky Stayner


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Dress up simple string lights with these fun and easy-to-make bandana shades.

  • Use the tip of a hot-glue gun to melt a small hole in the bottoms of desired number of heavy-duty clear plastic cups.

  • Download template.

  • Cut out the template from the second page.

  • Trace template; cut out.

  • Attach cutout bandanas to outsides of cups using Mod Podge.

  • Thread mini-bulb string lights through holes in cups.

  • Secure with hot-glue.

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