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Sometimes we need a little festiveness to make life a touch more fun and exciting! We tend to save special decorations for holidays and special occasions, but in the words of my late grandmother “you are a special occasion”. Ping pong lights are more affordable than cafe lights and it’s hard to find them as LEDs…I’m a total LED fan. You can make a set of pinger ponger lights for right at $19 and I’m not gonna lie: they make me smile whenever I see them!
Ping Pong Lights DIY
LED string lights (make sure you use LEDs otherwise you will have a mess on your hands) I prefer the type that plug-in (I used the type with exposed wire as I like the look better)
Ping pong balls (get the cheap-o balls without writing, they’re easier to cut into)
Note that you might have ping pong balls bouncing about while you make this – DO NOT try to catch them with the knife in your hand like I did…that would be really dumb and dangerous.
With your craft knife carefully cut a small “x” into the ping pong ball (don’t make the “x” too large or it won’t stay on the light).
Follow the steps above a million times or until each light has a ping pong ball and you’re ready to display…now life is a little more exciting and it pushes life’s difficulties aside so you can enjoy the small things!
I know you’re probably in love with the artwork that the ping pong lights are framing – you can find it and many other amazing pieces by Derrick Castle here on Etsy.