DIY Paper Cup Fairy Light

Spring is coming, do you want to add something new and fresh to your space? Forget spending a fortune on fancy materials or scouring the shops for those hard-to-find bits-and-bobs, this article will introduce a very simple crafty lights DIY project, and it can fabulously brighten up your life.

Things You’ll Need:

  1. Paper Cup
  2. Fairy Lights
  3. Knife

Step 1

Make a small X hole at the bottom of the cup.

Step 2

Push your lights into the hole and secure in place

Step 3

Pop every light into each paper cup and secure in place

Step 4

Turn on the lights to shine. Finish by flicking your new and improved lights on and watch as they fill your room with a warm, cozy glow.

Voila! A string of beautiful DIY paper cup lights has finished. They look fabulous hung up on a wall. It took you less than five minutes to make, all you’ll need are a few paper cups and a string of our gorgeous fairy lights to create your very own DIY Paper Cup Fairy Lights in five easy steps. Really easy, cheap, cheerful and something for the whole family to enjoy. Hang your lights up at the window to welcome guests, along a wall or across a cupboard for the finishing touch to your spring wonderland.

Tip on Choosing Lights:

When choosing your fairy lights for this paper cup project, opt for a string with around 10cm spacing between each LED so your paper cups sit nicely next to each other. We used our warm white lights on clear cable for a soft, cozy glow.

Tips on Choosing Paper Cup:

You can use plain cup for a more neutral theme or go bold and bright for an eye-catching display.


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