Ideas on Where to Hang Christmas Lights in a Bedroom

Your bedroom should be your sanctuary. It's the one space in your home that is supposed to be reserved just for you, to which you retire for peace, comfort and relaxation at the end of a long day. Set the stage for relaxation by incorporating strands of soft, dim-glowing Christmas lights in your bedroom decor.




Hang strands of Christmas lights from the ceiling. Use a staple gun to secure the end of a strand of lights to one corner of the bedroom ceiling; drape them to each corner of the ceiling, using a staple gun to secure the strand in place. This approach creates a glowing frame around the ceiling. Another option is to drape the lights in a haphazard manner across the ceiling. To do this, staple one end of a strand of lights to the ceiling in one of the corners of the room. Drape the lights along the ceiling and secure them in place at random with a staple gun.



Wrap a strand of Christmas lights around the end of your headboard. Continue wrapping the lights around the headboard until they reach the other side. Illuminate just the headboard, or light the footboard in the same manner. If you have a canopy bed, wrap strands of Christmas lights around the posts.

Dresser Mirror


Add interest to a large mirror above your dresser with Christmas lights. Outline the mirror with lights, or wrap the lights around the top of the mirror. Another option is to hang the lights so they are hugging the mirror, enabling their reflection to be cast in the mirror, adding another dimension to the look.



Illuminate doorways. Use a staple gun to secure lights to the bottom of a door frame. Run the lights up the frame, over the doorway, then back down the other side of the frame, using a staple gun to hold the lights in place. Hang lights around the inside of the doorway and around your closet.

Curtain Rods


Create a glow around the windows of your bedroom by draping Christmas lights from curtain rods. Start by wrapping a strand of lights around one end of a curtain rod. Drape the lights down the rod until you come to the center of the rod. Wrap the strand around the center of the curtain rod, then drape the rest of the strand down the remainder of the rod.

Lily Mae

Lily Mae began freelance writing in 2008. She is a certified elementary and literacy educator who has been working in education since 2003. Mae is also an avid gardener, decorator and craft maker. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in education and a Master of Science in literacy education from Long Island University.