Send Us Your DIY Ideas!

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Send your DIY ideas to us for a chance to win a $100 Christmas Lights, Etc shopping coupon! Email ideas to DIYIdeas@christmaslightsetc.com! If you find yourself dreaming up or completing DIY lighting projects to enhance your holiday or year round decor, we want to hear from you! Maybe you have created our … [Read more...]

A Quick Guide to the Perfect Thanksgiving Table

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Thanksgiving is a time for friends and family far and near to gather together, give thanks and share in creating cherished memories. For the Thanksgiving day host, planning the perfect Thanksgiving table setting, menu and decorations can sometimes be stressful, but it should also be fun! Whether this is your … [Read more...]

Top 10 Outdoor Christmas Lights Ideas

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With so many outdoor Christmas lights ideas out there it can be hard to decide which ones to use for your home. We've put together a list of our favorite outdoor Christmas lights and DIY Christmas ideas plus easy step by step tutorials and links to products so you can create something wonderful in no time! … [Read more...]

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 festive … [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 food … [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...]

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...]

Winter Weddings Sparkle with Dramatic Elegance

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Winter weddings offer a fashionable setting when walking down the aisle. A blanket of snow sparkles on the ground, complementing elegant white bridal gowns, while the season offers cool color palettes for brides to plan that special day. Contrasts between color and white result in dramatic, crisp pictures … [Read more...]

How to Photograph Lights at Night with a Camera Phone

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Taking pictures at night can be a challenge on a camera phone, especially when the camera has only basic camera settings. Though camera phones are great at snapping photos at weddings, taking pictures with friends at parties, and capturing the radiant glow of the sun, it can be difficult to master night … [Read more...]

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