Rainbow Drop Lights From Cable & Cotton : Review…

I have recently been introduced to Cable & Cotton who sell these beautiful hand crafted fairy lights.

{How sweet are these lights!?!}

A beautiful and stylish way to add colour to any room. I was asked if I would like try out some of the lights to review and share my thoughts. Now which colours to pick? For which room in the house?

 Tough choice as these would look great in any room….


Checking my lights all work before fitting the shades….

Arr perfect timing to pick some colours to match my kitchen as I have just finished decorating. My kitchen has had a revamp, fresh wallpaper, a lick of paint, my units upcycled. With a new table and shelves for a brand new look at Christmas. Some multi coloured lights for the kitchen would be perfect!

 I popped over to their website to take a look at the colour range they sell. They sell 11 pre selected colour sets to choose from which are a beautiful selection of colours. {I could see all of these somewhere in my home}.  You can also choose your own colours, so if you want just one colour or to add as many colours as you would like. It is all possible.

I picked out the Rainbow drops from the pre selected colours as I knew these would be perfect to go in my kitchen, especially as I have gone for an outdoors inside look. Turns out these are their most popular ones too! They are available in sets of 20,35 or 50 lights.

About Rainbow drop lights:

  • Best selling shades into one set. 
  • A spectrum of Violet, Turquoise, Pure White, Anais Green and Raspberry Red.
  •  Create this truly vibrant string of lights.
  •  Colours may vary.
  • 20 lights£22.95
  • 35 lights£32.95
  • 50 lights£42.95
  • Delivery: 3-5 days via First Class
  • 1-2 days via Special Delivery
  • UK Postage-Royal Mail 1st Class 3-5 working days £2.95
  • Express UK delivery –Royal Mail Recorded 1-2 Working Days, must order before 12pm £4.95
  • European Postage –Royal Mail Recorded 5-7 working days £5.95

The lights arrived well packaged inside a sturdy box covered in bubble wrap. I received the 20 Rainbow  light set and there was a 4 of each, of the different colour shades inside {Violet, Turquoise, Pure White, Anais Green and Raspberry Red}. Loving the see through cable and plug on them. You can then set them up how ever you like creating them into your very own style. They lights come with 2 spare bulbs and instructions how to set up. 

The shades are very fragile and I found putting the first one on tricky as I was trying not to break them. It did get easier after that. I did think at first I was cracking the shades when putting them on but the realised after reading the instruction again that this cut is normal so it gives movement for the lights to fit in. Once you have designed your lights and are happy with the colour arrangement you simply pull the two cables apart to secure the lights in position. All ready for putting in your favourite place. They are on top of my shelves now, maybe in the middle my table in December!

They also sell replacement cables, shades and bulbs for your fairy lights too.

 They look beautiful all set up and shining in my kitchen, they look so pretty and make a good focal point in any room. They would make a perfect gift for someone…

These get my ‘A beautiful gift for Christmas badge’


About this post~


I kindly got sent some Rainbow Drop Lights from Cable & Cotton for the purpose of this review. I did not get paid for this post and all thoughts are my own honest opinion.

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29 Comments

  1. LittleOandme
    10th November 2014 / 10:22 pm

    I love these lights, I think they may have to go on my christmas list! Such gorgeous colours x

    • Clairejustine oxox
      12th November 2014 / 6:51 pm

      Thanks for stopping by 🙂

  2. Natalie A
    11th November 2014 / 12:45 am

    These are adorable!

    • Clairejustine oxox
      12th November 2014 / 6:52 pm

      Thanks Natalie 🙂

  3. Kezzie
    11th November 2014 / 12:50 am

    We have a blue set of these and love them although ours come from Spitalfields market x

    • Clairejustine oxox
      12th November 2014 / 6:53 pm

      I bet they look lovely in blue Kezzie 🙂 x

  4. Jo Laybourn
    11th November 2014 / 8:13 am

    I've seen several bloggers review these. They look fab! Love the colours x

    • Clairejustine oxox
      12th November 2014 / 7:00 pm

      Thanks Jo, they look great in the dark 🙂

  5. Kate Fever
    11th November 2014 / 9:12 am

    We have some of these, and we love them too! Thanks for linking up with #TriedTested

    • Clairejustine oxox
      12th November 2014 / 7:03 pm

      Thanks Kate, whoo thanks for hosting too 🙂

  6. Kim Carberry
    11th November 2014 / 9:30 am

    These are so pretty! I love the colours x

    • Clairejustine oxox
      12th November 2014 / 7:03 pm

      Thanks Kim, I love the colour 🙂

  7. stephi_baybee
    11th November 2014 / 9:42 am

    They are lovely, the colours are great and look good in your house.

    • Clairejustine oxox
      12th November 2014 / 7:06 pm

      Aww thanks 🙂

  8. Colette B
    11th November 2014 / 10:17 am

    We reviewed these a while back – they're gorgeous aren't they? 🙂 I can't wait to pop them up in our new playroom when it's eventually finished! Thanks for linking up with #TriedTested this week x

    • Clairejustine oxox
      12th November 2014 / 7:21 pm

      I love them, they are beautiful 🙂 thanks so much for hosting and sharing…

  9. Mummy Melton
    11th November 2014 / 2:58 pm

    I love these!! I have wanted something like this for a while. Great review #triedtested

    • Clairejustine oxox
      12th November 2014 / 7:22 pm

      Aww thank you 🙂

  10. Fashion Infatuation
    11th November 2014 / 5:08 pm

    Lovely! I got the chance to review a set from Cable & Cotton as well, and just had a browse around to see what other bloggers had written about them. I absolutely love the bold and playful colours you went for! xxHome Decorista

    • Clairejustine oxox
      12th November 2014 / 7:26 pm

      Aww thanks, will stop by now to see which colours you picked 🙂

  11. Helen Slater
    11th November 2014 / 6:50 pm

    These are so beautiful, would look lovely around my frames in the front room!

    • Clairejustine oxox
      12th November 2014 / 7:29 pm

      Thanks Helen, whoo that sounds nice 🙂

  12. Beth Allonby
    11th November 2014 / 7:50 pm

    These are hugely up my street. I love our living room but I think it's a bit neutral; I think these would add a pop of colour.x#triedtested

    • Clairejustine oxox
      12th November 2014 / 7:32 pm

      Thanks Beth, sometime just a little pop of colour makes all the difference 🙂

  13. alfie Patrick
    12th November 2014 / 4:02 pm

    Marvellous A&D

    • Clairejustine oxox
      12th November 2014 / 7:33 pm

      Thank you 🙂

  14. Polly Mixtures
    12th November 2014 / 6:32 pm

    These are beautiful! x

    • Clairejustine oxox
      12th November 2014 / 7:39 pm

      Thank you 🙂

  15. Coombe Mill
    17th November 2014 / 8:58 am

    These lights are beautiful, I love the colours of them too it gives them a fun and funky modern feel!

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