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How to Summer - Summer Lighting

There are officially 93 days of summer this year, and we have ideas for taking advantage of every single one. The longer days and warmer weather call for celebration. Host alfresco with crowd-pleasing party ideas, entertainment tips, DIY decor projects and delicious party fare. Go ahead. See how many events you can cross off the list before Labor Day!

Two People Playing Badminton Beside The Sea

Badminton Brilliance

A good game of badminton is a sure way to break the ice for guests who don’t know each other. And remember,
keeping your eye on the birdie is easy with a net trimmed in Glimmer Strings®

What You Need

Badminton set
Two 100-ft. strands Pure White
or Amber Glimmer Strings®

White String Lights On Volleyball Net During Sunset
1

Find a badminton set
that works best for your
outdoor entertaining.

2

Make sure you have
the tools to set the
net up properly.

3

Shop our great selection of
Glimmer Strings® in over 30
colors and styles.

Blue Hanging Chair

Sparkling Swingasans

Swing your way into summer surrounded by our colorful selection of Swingasans and say
“Welcome back!” to brighter days with the help of dazzling Glimmer Strings® everywhere.

What You Need

Swingasan®
Two 50-ft. White Glimmer Strings®
One 15-ft. Blue Glimmer Strings®
One 10-ft. Blue Glimmer Strings®

Blue String Lights Rolled On Blue Chair
1

Choose from over 10
Swingasan® styles in a variety
of color options.

2

Find the Glimmer Strings®
color and style that goes
with your Swingasan®.

3

Sit back, relax
and enjoy
your summer!

Two Red-Blue-And-White Corn Hole

Beaming Bean Bag Toss

Lawn games coax everyone outside and away from the crowded kitchen. Plus, they’re one of the best
ways to bring people together. That’s why we’re shining a light on the bean bag toss this summer.

What You Need

Bean bag toss (cornhole) set
One 20-ft. Amber Glimmer Strings®
for each board.

White, Blue, And Red Wooden Cornhole
1

Find a bean bag toss set that
works best for your outdoor
entertaining.

2

Shop our great selection of
Glimmer Strings® in over 30
colors and styles.

3

Add a lush lawn and
competitive party guests,
and have some fun!

Four Assorted-Color Light Lanterns

Large Ombre Lanterns All Aglow

Afternoon happy hours can (and will) last well into the evening with the addition of
a little mood lighting. Our lanterns and Glimmer Strings® create instant ambience.

What You Need

Large Medallion Ombre Lanterns
10-ft. Amber and Pure White Glimmer Strings®
20-ft. Amber and Pure White Glimmer Strings®

Round Black And Brown Lantern
1

Find the perfect
lanterns to go with
your party theme.

2

Shop our great selection of
Glimmer Strings® in over 30
colors and styles.

3

Hang your brilliant
lanterns and bask
in their beauty.

Two Girls On Blue And White Striped Mat With White Tipi Tent

Twinkling Backyard Tepee

When summer’s in full swing, it’s time to get the whole family outside. And this year, you
can treat your kids to a little adventure with their very own outdoor retreat.

What You Need

Kids’ canvas tepee
One 5-ft. Cool White Glimmer Strings®
Two 10-ft. Amber Glimmer Strings®
Two 20-ft. Cool White Glimmer Strings®
Two 5-ft. Blue Glimmer Strings®

Blue Tipi Tent with White String Lights
1

Find a canvas tepee or
create one that works best for
your outdoor space.

2

Shop our great selection of
Glimmer Strings® in over 30
colors and styles.

3

Make it more comfy with the
addition of outdoor rugs and
throw pillows.

Three Chairs Surrounded Fire Pit

Glimmering Fire Pit

Beat the heat with a glimmering campfire (without the fire). Place logs in a fire pit, wrap
with Glimmer Strings® in flame-like swirls and voila! S’mores are strongly encouraged.

What You Need

Fire pit or similar type container
Two 20-ft. Amber Glimmer Strings®

Brown Firewood Lighted Ecor
1

Find the perfect location that
suits your relaxed outdoor
gathering.

2

Shop our great selection of
Glimmer Strings® in over 30
colors and styles.

3

Add some creature comforts
and party guests, and
then sit back and enjoy!

Two Brown-And-Beige Gourd Lamps

Luminous Lantern Tablescape

You’ll love the exotic vibe this unique lanternscape gives your outdoor
soiree. Group them in assorted sizes and styles to create an instant “wow” factor.

What You Need

One Small Bennett Lantern
One Medium Bennett Lantern
One Medium Asura Lantern with LED Candle
One Large Asura Lantern with LED Candle
One Small Eldridge Lantern
One Large Eldridge Lantern
Pillar or Flameless LED Candles

Four Brown And Black Candle Lanterns
1

Every party's different—find
lanterns that
suit your theme.

2

Choose from our large
selection of pillar candles
and LEDs.

3

Add decor and versatile
melamine dinnerware to help
pull off your theme of choice.

White Flameless Candle Lot

Illuminating LED Candlescape

Candles create a glowing beauty like no other decor. Our outdoor LED candlescape is ideal
for day turning into night and will make summer sundown celebrations even more spectacular.

What You Need

Deco Wick™ Outdoor LED Pillar Candles
(choose 3x4, 3x6, 3x8, 4x8 and 4x12)
Deco Wick™ Outdoor LED Votive Candle Set
(set of four 2x3 each)
One Medium Eldridge Lantern
One Small Eldridge Lantern
Two Small Landen Lanterns

White LED Candles
1

Choose a beautiful
location that sets
the tone.

2

Figure out how many
Deco Wick™ LED Candles
you’re going to need.

3

Add lanterns and a table
runner that go along with
your party theme.

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