blow box party lights • A Subtle Revelry

blow box party lights

blow box party lights

These paper blow box lights give the most festive vibe to any home or party space. We originally made them to hang over the deck for our last party, but I loved the look so much I decided to bring them inside afterwards. Adding simple details that make our home feel festive is one of my favorite ways to decorate.

The blow boxes are simple to make with sheets of origami paper (sold at craft stores) and can be hung as garland on their own, or given as favors. I love them the best when attached to a string of lights for an instant summer glow.

To make the paper blow box party lights start with a simple origami water box template (found here). Once made, blow each of the boxes out to full width and use the small opening to attach the boxes onto a low weight light strand. They slip on really easily and stay nicely into place to give your space a feel that is festive and fun.

Photography done in collaboration with Jocelyn Noel Photography.

  1. Francis

    26 April

    Love it!

  2. Inge

    26 April

    I love this idea! Happy, happy colors! Great job!!

  3. So pretty! Thanks for sharing ^^

  4. Victoria

    27 April

    Inge, Thanks – the colors are definitely some of my favorite:)

  5. I love to do these galards, I just have to tried with lights!
    Congratulations for the decoration!

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  12. Jackie

    10 June

    how do you make this ?!

  13. Tatsuya Kaneko

    6 September

    Origami is best

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    Will it cause a fire to start???

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