About Diana Haynes

Wearer of many hats....I'm an avid crafter and DIY guru. I love weddings, animals, color and design. Creativity is in my blood. I dabble in commercial sales, customer service, blogs and content along with the everyday office work.

LED Christmas Lights for State of the Art Decorating

LED Disco Ball

LED technology has improved drastically since its invention, making LEDs the best source in decorating. At first, only red and yellow lights were available; now, LEDs come in all colors of the rainbow, with their colors more intense and pure than ever. Over the past five years, LEDs have become increasingly … [Read more...]

Wedding Lights to Create Your Dream Wedding

Reception Room Lighting

With all the planning involved in a wedding, lighting should not be overlooked because of the huge impact it has. Wedding planners advocate budgeting ten percent for decorating and lighting. They realize wedding lights can be a simple, instant solution for bringing life to the special occasion. Lighting … [Read more...]

LED Mini Lights – A Decorator’s Dream Come True

Vintage Jewelry Tree

Mini lights should be incorporated in decorating because, with only a little creativity, they make such a noticeable difference in brightness and elegance. They add dazzle to decorations and crafts without much hassle. Decorators have discovered that battery operated LED lights are the easiest to use and last … [Read more...]

Newbie Guide to Pre Lit Christmas Trees

Christmas by the Fireside

The benefits of buying an artificial tree instead of a live tree are countless. Artificial trees are cleaner with no leaking sap or shedding needles and no requirement of regular watering and monitoring. They are safer because they do not dry out leading to a fire hazard. They come pre lit with no hassle of … [Read more...]

Choosing the Right Christmas Light Clips

All in One Light Clip

Hanging Christmas lights on your roof, banisters, railings and windows can be time consuming, especially if you are at the top of an extension ladder reaching to get that one last light hung just right. To hang Christmas lights like a professional, make sure you choose the right clips for your decorating. … [Read more...]

5 Under-Appreciated Ways to Use Outdoor Patio String Lights

Patio Lights

Some may think that mini lights get all the glory or icicle lights are the go-to option for decorating but outdoor patio string lights deserve their due. Patio string lights are just as versatile as mini lights, as bright as LEDs, and can easily be used for multiple decorating needs. In fact, we came up with … [Read more...]

Christmas Decoration Testing and Preparation

Christmas To Do List

Summer is in full swing across the country and staying cool is the task at hand. But, as I sit and stare at my lighted palm tree, I can’t help but think that soon my favorite season will be here…Christmas. Each year I go through a schedule that allows me to prepare my Christmas lights, trees, and outdoor … [Read more...]

Christmas Lights Make for Perfect Graduation Party Ideas

Graduation Cap

May is the month where graduations begin to take place. College, university, and high school graduates around the country will have graduation parties thrown in their honor. In addition to the classic decorations such as a cap and gown centerpiece or a diploma cake, why not brighten the day with some mini or … [Read more...]

Chili Pepper Lights are the Perfect Decorations for Your Cinco de Mayo Parties

Chili Pepper Lights

As Cinco de Mayo approaches, we here at Christmas Lights, Etc turn to our collection of chili pepper lights for decorating inspiration. The possibilities for using these lights are endless and influence those around you to get into the partying spirit! You can plug in a few sets of our green chili … [Read more...]

Outdoor Christmas Lighting Ideas for Off Season Use

Battery powered Christmas Lights for Patio Umbrella

Put those Christmas lights and rope lights to good use during the Off Season. Christmas lights are the perfect lighting accessories throughout the year and can lighten up any occasion. Our battery powered lights allow you to hang lights where cords may not reach, LED rope lights can be shaped to fit around … [Read more...]

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