Q: When I first moved into my apartment, I had two sets of string lights that I hung up in my bedroom. I liked the ambiance they created. A year later, I took them down, thinking they might look tacky and that maybe I would just save them for Christmas. A few weeks later, I was trying out new ideas for the half-bath downstairs. The ceiling light doesn't cast a great light over the whole room, and the separating curtain I hung up didn't help. Since I rent, it wasn't worth installing a new light. And then I got the idea to use my string lights. My question is: Does this work or does it look tacky?
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Regina is an architect who lives with her husband and son in Lawrence, KS. As a LEED Accredited Professional and longtime contributor to Apartment Therapy and The Kitchn, her focus is on healthy, sustainable living through design.
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