From the land of Uncle Sam to the world: the clothesline is one of the biggest decoration trends in recent times.
This enlightened trend came from the US and became popular around the world thanks to social networks like Pinterest and Instagram.
And if you’ve also been hooked by this beauty, stay here in this post with us. We’ll give you tips, inspirations and ideas for making your own clothesline, come see!
Decoration with lamps: where to use
The preferred spot for the clothesline is the outdoor area. It was in this environment of the house, in fact, that this type of decoration gained strength.
Therefore, it is more than free to use the clothesline on balconies, balconies, terraces, backyards, gardens, leisure areas and gourmet spaces.
Modern boho, tumblr, scandinavian and industrial style rooms are preferred for lamp-line use.
In this environment, the accessory guarantees a differentiated and cozy light, perfect for relaxing.
The living room can also have a clothesline with lamps, especially the more modern and relaxed ones.
Parties and events
Birthday parties, weddings and get-togethers of all kinds super combine with the clothesline of lamps, especially in the case of outdoor events.
How to make a clothesline for lamps
The clothesline for lamps can be easily purchased over the internet, but if you prefer it is also possible to make your own at home.
For this you will need simple materials that can be found at any construction store. Write down:
- Lamps (of your choice);
- Insulating tape;
However, to start assembling the clothesline, it is important that you know two things: the first is the size of the area that must be filled by the clothesline. That way you can guarantee the right amount of wire and lamps.
The second is the type of environment where the lamp-line will be placed. In outdoor environments, the use of materials suitable for outdoor areas is recommended.
talk to an electrician
It is also advisable to talk to an electrician before starting the project. So he can guide you on which type of wire and lamp to use, in addition to helping with the assembly of the clothesline.
Remember that the clothesline will be connected to electricity and any mistake can lead to serious accidents.
which lamp to use
The main function of the clothesline is decorative, but this does not mean that it loses its ability to light up environments.
That’s why it’s important to know which type of lamp to choose to have custom lighting.
In general, the most used lamps for this type of project are the yellow LED ones, also known as hot. That’s because this type of lamp is more resistant and economical, not to mention that the yellowish color brings more comfort than white lamps.
You should also assess the level of brightness of the lamps, so that they do not brighten the room too much, as the purpose of the clothesline is more decorative than luminous.
The following video helps you to make a clothesline of light bulbs starting from scratch, check it out:
Types of Lamp Clothesline
wire and lamps
The most common and traditional is the clothesline composed only by the wire and the lamps. This type of clothesline is widely used outdoors.
Another type of clothesline is the blinker. Despite being commonly used only at Christmas, the blinker can become part of the home decor, especially indoors, such as the bedroom.
Try, for example, using it at the head of the bed or around a photo mural or a mirror.
The decorated clothesline is one that brings accessories attached to the lamps. They can be paper flowers, polka dots, folds, among other decorations.
Check out 50 ideas for clothesline lamps to get inspired and do too:
Image 1 – Clothesline with lamps in the living room: a warm hug.
Image 2 – The clothesline of lamps in the bedroom is beautiful on the headboard.
Image 3 – One more charm for the balcony.
Image 4 – To enjoy the pool at night, there is nothing better than a clothesline with lamps.
Image 5 – Lamps and flowers!
Image 6 – Classic American style.
Image 7 – Clothesline with lamps surrounding the living room windows.
Image 8 – In this room, the clothesline with lamps frames the curtain.
Image 9 – Simple and easy to make clothesline.
Image 10 – Black thread to match the decor.
Image 11 – Clothesline for a special dinner
Image 12 – Light and decorate!
Image 13 – Clothesline for party reception lamps. Note that the blinker was also used.
Image 14 – The dining room is more cozy with the clothesline of lamps.
Image 15 – Install the lamp clothesline following the design you want!
Image 16 – Instead of a lamp, use a lamp-line.
Image 17 – Romantic and cozy atmosphere in the bedroom.
Image 18 – Clothesline with lamps on the balcony: the most requested.
Image 19 – Lamps and plants for an inviting balcony.
Image 20 – Rustic wedding decorated with lamps clothesline.
Image 21 – Clothesline with lamps in the garden. Great way to welcome visitors.
Image 22 – Here, the clothesline for lamps helps to highlight the grandeur of the room
Image 23 – Clothesline with ball lamps to illuminate the side of the bed.
Image 24 – Clothesline with lamps in the garden accompanied by the fire.
Image 25 – How about a clothesline with lamps wrapped around the headboard?
Image 26 – From one end to the other
Image 27 – Clothesline with lamps in the backyard. Value the outdoor area in a simple and cheap way.
Image 28 – Flashing lights and ball light bulbs in the same set.
Image 29 – Christmas decoration? Nothing!
Image 30 – The boho decoration is the face of this little clothesline of light.
Image 31 – Clothesline with colored lamps to brighten the house.
Image 32 – Between lights and pompoms!
Image 33 – But it is at night that the clothesline of lamps reveals all its potential.
Image 34 – Any environment is more special with a clothesline of light.
Image 35 – Clothesline with yellow lamps: the color is more cozy.
Image 36 – Clothesline of lamps to “warm” the aedicula.
Image 37 – Dining outdoors and under the delicate beauty of the lamp-line.
Image 38 – In lines: this is the most popular way to use the lamp-line.
Image 39 – It goes well in the library too!
Image 40 – Wooden house and lamps: can it get better?
Image 41 – Trees enhance the effect of the lamp-line.
Image 42 – Good company under beautiful lighting.
Image 43 – Separate the materials and make the lamp clothesline yourself.
Image 44 – Between the wooden beams.
Image 45 – Use light bulbs of the size you prefer.
Image 46 – On the front of the house!
Image 47 – Unpretentious, but without losing its charm.
Image 48 – Creative lighting for the bedroom.
Image 49 – Illuminated stairs!
Image 50 – Maybe it’s a clothesline that is missing from your kitchen.