DIY Christmas Ideas: Make a Tree of Lights Using a Basketball Pole!

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Like Santa’s elves, we are always hard at work to bring you fun new ways to use Christmas lights and this is a DIY Christmas idea that we just had to share! After some creative experimenting we have come up with a way to take your everyday basketball pole and make a DIY Christmas decoration fit for a … [Read more...]

10 DIY Christmas Card Holders

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Despite today’s digital age of email, social media, and text messages, Christmas cards are still a prominent part of the holiday season. And they should be; there’s nothing like seeing a personalized piece of mail, addressed to you, that isn’t junk or a credit card bill. Because of the influx of … [Read more...]

How Much Electricity Do My Christmas Lights Use?

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Everyone wants to save money during the holidays. If you want to save money with your Christmas lights display, it is helpful to know much power you are using. Once you know how much electricity you are using, you can find ways to lower your wattage and reduce your bill. Below you will find a brief … [Read more...]

Show Pride with Patriotic Lights and Decor

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Patriot Day is a time for remembrance and reflection on the tragedy of September 11th, 2001. It is also a day to show pride in our country and all those who serve and protect our freedoms. As the 13th anniversary of September 11th  approaches we would like to offer some ideas on how to commemorate this day … [Read more...]

How To Light Up The Ultimate Summer Luau

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Did you know that although Luau’s are well known for their lively music and dancing the true meaning for the word Luau is Feast? While "feast" typically refers to an abundance of food, perfect planning and decor can transform any Luau into a feast for the eyes! Bright tropical hues accent everything from … [Read more...]

Top Reasons Why Mom is the “Light of the Party”

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Moms help to make so many parties and celebrations a success, and we want to take some time to acknowledge them this coming Mother's Day. In honor of all the moms out there who bake, decorate, prepare, clean, lead, follow....we present the Top Reasons Why Mom is the "Light of the Party"! We especially like … [Read more...]

Five Ways to Transform Your Backyard With Outdoor and Patio Lighting

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Warmer weather means more time spent outdoors, and this year, you’re determined to actually use the backyard you have. Whether your humble abode has a large deck in the countryside or your loft balcony can only fit a small table and a few chairs, string lights can instantly spruce up any exposed … [Read more...]

Light It Up Blue for Autism Awareness Month

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April is Autism Awareness Month, and at Christmas Lights, Etc, we wanted to shed some (blue) light on the cause. Autism spectrum disorder has more than doubled since the beginning of the century, affecting one in 68 children in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control. To raise … [Read more...]

Spring Fever Frenzy: Outdoor Patio Lights

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Spring and summer weather is kicking in, along with a frenzied rush to take advantage of the beautiful days and early evening crispness. Christmas Lights, Etc has a touch of Spring fever as well, and our newest patio lights prove it! New outdoor patio string lights have been created to make the shopping … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day Decorations Checklist

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Valentine's Day is a holiday that emphasizes expression and effort, so don't fall short and let Cupid down this year! Taking a few fail-safe measures helps give you the upper hand in both expression and effort, so take note! You only need 3 things for a perfect Valentine: red or pink lights, flowers, and know … [Read more...]

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