String lights often get a bad rap, but they can be used for plenty more than just Christmas trees and dorm rooms. They're a cheap and cheerful way to style out any light-deprived corner — and they make for some pretty great Insta-moments to boot. Click through to see for yourself how you can put string lights to use this season and beyond.
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No ladder? No problem. Cute wall pegs will do the trick just fine. Remember that you can hide plugs by painting them the same color as your wall.