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...]

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

Raise awareness during Autism Awareness Month with blue lights.

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...]

Christmas Lights Photo Contest – Weekly Winners!

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Christmas Lights, Etc is currently running a photo contest through Dec 31st, 2013 to find the best indoor Christmas tree and outdoor Christmas light displays. Weekly prizes consist of $100 credits for shopping, and a grand prize of a $2,500 gift certificate for use at Christmas Lights, Etc. Christmas … [Read more...]

My Aunt Bea’s Best Christmas – Based on a True Story

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For the past three years I haven’t come home for Christmas, not because I dislike my family but simply because I had travel plans. This year, newly single and with friends who all have significant others, I had nowhere to fall but back on my own family. As soon as I settled back into my childhood room, Mother … [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...]

7 Ways to LIGHT UP this Fall Season

7 Ways to Light Up Fall Season

Re-use Christmas lights all year with fun and creative ideas. DIY projects keep kids busy, and adding design elements to the home all year keep moms smiling. Whether you are looking to try a new Pinterest DIY craft idea, decorating for a small wedding, or just looking for a unique project after … [Read more...]

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