10 ways wedding string lights can make photo magic #Decor#affiliate#decor July 5 2018 | Catherine Clark bijouxandbits This post features offbeat affiliates, meaning that if you buy something featured, you'll be financially supporting this site's mission of bringing awesomeness to readers everywhere. Amy & Kim's lighting magic | Photo by Karolina Kuras Outdoor wedding that needs lighting? Cafe lights. Indoor wedding that needs some glow? String lights. Ceremony backdrop that needs style? Hanging vertical lights. Photo booth that needs flattering lighting? ALL OF THE ABOVE. Wedding string lights are nothing new, this we know, but when you're going for simple style without a ton of fuss, string lights and cafe lights can make the decor. Plus, you can totally DIY these by nabbing some string lights and working with your venue to install them in the space. Or maybe the space is your own and you can go wild with lights. Either way, your photos will be SO much more magical with those lights doing all the heavy lifting for the ambiance. Here are some of my favorite times wedding string lights made photo magic (and a discount on some cafe lights for your wedding!)… View this post on Instagram A post shared by Brightech (@brightechshop) on Jun 26, 2018 at 12:40pm PDT Snag 5% off of these cafe lights by clicking here and using code OffbeatBride. Emily and Rodney's fairy-lit dance | Photo by Sydney Marie Photography Gretchen and Landen rockin' the mood lighting | Photo by We Choose the Moon Photography Gabrielle and Laura’s ceremony glow | Photo by Urban Light Studios Photography View this post on Instagram A post shared by Brightech (@brightechshop) on Jun 25, 2018 at 10:17am PDT Snag 5% off of these cafe lights by clicking here and using code OffbeatBride. Jenny and Dean's first dance | Photo by Kenneth Munoz Venue: The Bell House Liz and Aubrey's lit-up reception | Photo by Ari Simphoukham View this post on Instagram A post shared by Brightech (@brightechshop) on May 11, 2018 at 7:00pm PDT Snag 5% off of these cafe lights by clicking here and using code OffbeatBride. Venue: ART FACTORY Simone & Andrew's background lights faking the golden hour! | Photo by The Pink Ray Gun Twinkle lighting adds even more panache to Sean's serenade | Photo by Jennifer Lourie Photography View this post on Instagram A post shared by Brightech (@brightechshop) on May 12, 2018 at 7:01pm PDT Where to snag quality lights, you ask? Snag 5% off of these cafe lights by clicking here and using code OffbeatBride. Globe lights 20 light-up wedding signs & marquees for spectacular photo ops (and home decor!) Lightbox style signs are super trendy right now and we've been spotting them all over wedding receptions with good reason: they look rad AF! Plus, they light up which means… Read More Reporter Name * Reporter Email * Original text Enter the original text here. Edited text* Enter your suggested copyedit here. Notes You can add a note for the editor here. * Required information. Fix Typo Catherine Clark Catherine Clark is Offbeat Bride's Senior Editor. In her spare time she loiters at her local library, makes art, watches movies en masse, plays video and tabletop games, poorly cooks healthy things, cuddles with her feline fur baby, and blogs at BijouxandBits.com. @enidjcoleslaw @bijouxandbits @bijouxandbits PREVIOUS Don't miss the tutu-wearing ring dog at this colorful, retro wedding NEXT Unicorns & pink everything at this sparkly, over-the-top disco party wedding Show/Hide comments [ 0 ] Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Sign me up for your offbeat awesomeness newsletter! No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy. Biz owners & wedding bloggers Please just use your real name in your comment, not your business name or blog title. Our comments are not the place to pimp your website. If you want to promote your stuff on Offbeat Bride, join us as an advertiser instead.