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A guide to buying party lighting

Lights have always been of great importance to mankind, for they helped to illuminate the dark of night. Primitive lights have been used to aid in creating the cave paintings of early man and to light theatre performances throughout the history of theatre. Read this article to learn where to buy party lighting.

Party suppy stores

To show wealth in ancient Rome, light is an important element in festivals throughout the world. Party lighting is an extension of these earlier practices and they help to liven the area with colour and brightness. Stores Party supply stores are filled with party supplies - including a multitude of party lighting choices. There, you will be able to find lighting in the form of paper lanterns, decorative lamps, solar lights, citronella candles in decorative holders, lights with humourous shapes and more. If you are not able to find a party supply store in your area, there are plenty online, like Party Pack, Non-stop Party Shop and Party Super Stores.

Hardware store or building supply store

If you don't have access to a party supply store and don't have the time to put in an order, then the hardware store or building supply store might be a good option for you. There, you might not be able to find decorative lamps found at a party store, but you could find glow lights, Christmas lighting and rope lighting that can be useful to decorate any party. Strings of small, white Christmas lighting strung up along a fence or around the edge of the porch roof, can give a festive air to the place.

Make your own

If you prefer not to spend money but use what you have around your house, you can make your own party lights. Fill balloons with water and wrap them with three layers of white tissue paper to form paper mache balls. After the paper mache dries, make a one inch diameter hole and extract the balloon. Glue a plastic ring along the edge of the hole, and string two pieces of wire underneath the edges of the ring. Put the small paper mache balls over other bulb on a string of small white Christmas lights and secure the balls to the light cord with the wire. To add colour, simply paint each of the paper mache balls before attaching them to the wire.

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