Even in the wintertime, there’s nothing quite like sitting outside beneath strands of hanging lights. Not just any light will do, mind you. (We very much advise leaving holiday lights for the holidays.) The kinds seen here, however, work perfectly year-round. To find these on eBay, make your query specific and type in “vintage style patio string lights.” Click here to see.
(Photo courtesy of Nicole Franzen. Text by Jenny Bahn)