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    • Snakey
    • By Snakey 29th Aug 17, 7:15 PM
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    Those little strings of fairy lights you put round the bed
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    • 29th Aug 17, 7:15 PM
    Those little strings of fairy lights you put round the bed 29th Aug 17 at 7:15 PM
    Any recommendations?

    I want something subtle so I was thinking the plain copper wire ones with the tiny LED lights built in, in warm white or maybe pink or purple (I'm in a girly mood, and can always give them to my young niece if I go off them).

    There are so many places online doing very similar products, and even though they're only a few quid I will be annoyed with myself if I end up with a poor-quality one. So I thought I'd ask you lovely people!

    Thanks for reading.
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    • Snakey
    • By Snakey 4th Sep 17, 8:42 PM
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    • 4th Sep 17, 8:42 PM
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    • 4th Sep 17, 8:42 PM
    I picked some up from Primark in the end, £2.50, pink wire with "warm white" lights and (although I only bought them today) so far they are looking good. In case anybody cares!
    • Brynsam
    • By Brynsam 7th Sep 17, 2:15 PM
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    • 7th Sep 17, 2:15 PM
    The ones on ebay are as cheap as they come and perfectly acceptable in terms of quality. The ones which take button batteries have much smaller and neater battery boxes than those which use AA batteries.

    I bought these a few months back and they arrived within 10 days and all have worked perfectly: http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/6pcs-20-LED-Battery-Copper-Wire-String-Fairy-Party-Lights-Warm-White-Wedding-UK/152669708077?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid =p2057872.m2749.l2649

    Lots of other sellers, including those selling longer strings of lights. If you search on 'LED lights battery operated' you'll get masses of choice, so sort by price - they are all the same item.
    • LMG1305
    • By LMG1305 11th Sep 17, 10:06 AM
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    • 11th Sep 17, 10:06 AM
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    • 11th Sep 17, 10:06 AM
    I bought some in Matalan last year before Christmas & they are great. Copper wire with warm lights.
    • Phil&Michelle
    • By Phil&Michelle 21st Sep 17, 6:47 PM
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    • 21st Sep 17, 6:47 PM
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    • 21st Sep 17, 6:47 PM
    Primark or The Range
    • Phil&Michelle
    • By Phil&Michelle 21st Sep 17, 6:47 PM
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    • 21st Sep 17, 6:47 PM
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    • 21st Sep 17, 6:47 PM
    also most Garden Centres will have them out now with their Christmas lights
    • lillie421
    • By lillie421 6th Oct 17, 11:50 AM
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    • 6th Oct 17, 11:50 AM
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    • 6th Oct 17, 11:50 AM
    I suggest Ebay or Amazon as garden centres and other places like that are often quite expensive. Primark is also good for things like that.
    • HappyLassie13
    • By HappyLassie13 11th Oct 17, 4:25 PM
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    • 11th Oct 17, 4:25 PM
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    • 11th Oct 17, 4:25 PM
    Pound shop do battery operated ones, and i can't tell the difference.
    It's easy to hid the battery pack as well as it's quite small. Saves on electric and the battery life is quite long.
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