Canopies of string lights at weddings are taking over Instagram by storm and it’s no wonder why it’s such a beloved lighting style. We’re so inspired by this wedding lighting trend that we’re convinced everyone should have one of these installations in their patios this summer. I mean, why not, right?
We’ve rounded up our favorite twinkling light canopies from some of our recent weddings and some faves from our Insta friends, starting with this gorgeous tent frame draped in string lights in Santorini:
String Light Wedding Decor for Reception
String Light Wedding Decor That Goes from Day to Night Looks
Using bistro lights instead of string lights for wedding tables
If you’re after this look for your own home, you can purchase lighting poles or make your own using 4×4 lumber, anchored in cement buckets that can be disguised in planters. We LOVE this welcoming mood for a wedding reception like the below:
How to Achieve The Fairy Light Canopy Look for Your Home
This dreamy string light wedding reception look can easily be achieved for your own backyard too! You can use lighting poles or tent frames for the structure, and purchase multi-packs of string lights for your own magical dining experience.
Check out some of our finds below to shop your own!