Party lights on a string
Turn on the lights - the party is far from over.Pixabay

You’ve invited your favorite people, you’ve got the beats ready to go but don’t forget to set the mood. Let’s face it, nobody wants to stick around at a house party where there’s a harsh overhead light beaming down over everyone in the living room. Whether you’re hosting an al fresco dinner or planning a disco night, the right lighting is critical.

TaoTronics LED String Lights 33 ft with 100 LEDs, Waterproof Decorative Lights for Bedroom, Patio, Parties
The energy efficient bulbs won’t overheat even hours after use.TaoTronics

Twinkly string lights, they're not just for the holidays. Bring a warm glow to any room in the house with these mini LED lights. Perfect for draping from the corners of ceilings or framing a wall of windows. Best of all, the string is made of bendable copper so they'll cooperate just about anywhere you want them to hang.

Litake Party Lights Disco Ball Strobe Light Disco Lights
Two lights come in a pack so grab another set and you’ll have the whole room covered.Litake

With seven multi-colored light settings, voice activation, and two remote controls— these lights are the obvious choice for your next disco party.

Banord 2 Pack LED 48FT Outdoor String Lights
Commercial grade and crafted to withstand the harshest weather elements, you’ll never need to worry about these lights blowing away.Banord

Turn your backyard into an Italian piazza with these heavy duty outdoor string lights. The warm white tone casts the perfect glow but when used with a dimmer, you’ll gain even better control of the brightness level to accommodate your needs.

SOAIY Aurora Night Light Projector and Sleeping Soothing White Noise Sound Machine
Use the remote to turn on the machine, make it rotate and adjust the lights’ brightness. It’s designed for adults and kids.SOAIY

When the party is over and it’s time to transition to a more romantic or relaxing environment, this is the way to do it. Red, green, yellow and blue lights can be adjusted to three levels of brightness. Meanwhile, the Aurora doubles as a sound machine, offering six sounds of nature to help wind the night down. Or use the light as a Bluetooth speaker and listen to music from your own mobile device.