Screened in patio - Anyone running the outdoor globe lights?


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Old 01-28-21, 03:31 PM
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Screened in patio - Anyone running the outdoor globe lights?

I really enjoy the look of these strung across the patio however I've never really seen it in a screen in patio enclosure. Has anyone here done it and how did it turn out? Pic below for reference


 
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Old 01-29-21, 06:09 AM
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My wife calls them "happy lights". We have them around the ceiling in our screened porch. It creates a really nice affect. You can also use white Christmas lights if you want to try something less expensive. Then if you like the idea you can to more expensive bulbed options.
 
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Old 01-29-21, 10:01 AM
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I had a screened porch where I used incandescent christmas lights - and they looked great.

Depending on what you're looking for, LED strips could work really nicely too as you can control the color.
 
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Old 01-29-21, 10:22 AM
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Thanks all, would anyone mind posting some pics? Trying to visualize it within the 'cage' of the screened in patio. Worried it wont look right.
 
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Old 01-30-21, 12:39 PM
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Just my personal opinion, but I don't think it would look very good inside a screened porch. At least not draped like that. Maybe hung/stapled straight across the top, but even then it could look cheesy (like a game at a county fair). If the ceiling happens to be vaulted, I think draping them up high could look okay. If it's the warm glow of the incandescent bulbs you like, you could maybe hang a nice looking chandelier in the center with some incandescent bulbs and put it on a dimmer.
 
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Old 01-30-21, 03:06 PM
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Here are led strip lights in my lanai.
 
 

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