10 Cute String Lights That Work For Dorms — & Grown-Up Homes

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Putting up string lights is one of the cheapest ways to create ambiance in your rooms: These tiny bulbs cast a warm and ethereal glow in the dark, instantly transforming your living space into a cozy reading nook, medication corner, party venue — or whatever you want it to be.
Perhaps due to their affordability, the home accessory is a popular dorm room fixture — but it doesn't mean that you should be casting them aside upon getting your first adult apartment. There are plenty of chic designs on the market that elevate the look of your interiors, aside from bring a fun way to showcase your favorite polaroids. We've rounded up 10 sophisticated illuminators that still look cute in a grown-up pad.