How to Photograph a Christmas Tree

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Knowing how to photograph a Christmas tree with a DSLR camera requires a familiarity with using manual controls. However, being familiar with manual controls is not the same as knowing how to shoot a brightly illuminated tree in a dark room. Many times pictures come out with lights or even the tree very … [Read more...]

How to Make Christmas Light Balls

Christmas Light Balls

Christmas light balls are extremely popular outdoor Christmas decorations that are unique in appearance. Many times found in holiday light shows, botanical gardens, and other elegant displays, Christmas light balls are actually easy to make with just a few supplies. Based on the popularity of our How to Make … [Read more...]

How to Wrap a Tree with Lights

Wrapping Outdoor Trees with Lights

Wrapping outdoor trees with Christmas lights creates beautiful outdoor Christmas decorations using your yard's natural aesthetic. Wrapped outdoor trees are often seen in botanical gardens and light shows, and suit any decor. While it may look like a challenge, it is easy once you know the steps. Learn to wrap … [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...]

How to Create a Holiday Light Show

LED Holiday Light Show

Planning your outdoor Christmas decorations is an integral part of creating a holiday light show, and the earlier you begin, the better. Holiday light shows can take time to plan and perfect, so begin planning your design early and take advantage of Christmas sales. Christmas Light Planning First, … [Read more...]

Easy Ways to Save Money this Christmas

Ways to save money at Christmas

The holiday season excites adults as much as children, creating a strong desire to plan a big family Christmas dinner, decorate a new tree, surprise loved ones with gifts, and find a new wrapping paper that is Pinterest-perfect. However, all of these exciting ventures usually come with a cost, and balancing … [Read more...]

Red, White and Blue: Celebrate with Patriotic Decorations

Memorial Day Activities

Patriotic holidays in the US are celebrations in remembrance of service men and women. Popular holidays include Veterans Day, Memorial Day, and the 4th of July, and red, white, and blue patriotic decorations proudly hang from mailboxes and front doors as flags wave in the wind. During the Veteran’s and … [Read more...]

Rope Light Takes Decorating to New Levels

Rope Light

Rope Lights for Ambient Lighting Rope lights are a great way to decorate any time of the year whether for holidays, weddings or just ambient lighting for homes. They offer a cheap and power-friendly way to decorate, and rope light comes in lengths up to 200' so any area can be decorated despite size. If … [Read more...]

How to Make: Unique Outdoor Christmas Decorations

Chicago Botanical Gardens

The more unique a decoration for Christmas, the more sought after it is, and in recent years outdoor Christmas decor has become a contest of bigger and brighter. Lightshows, government buildings, and botanical gardens are filled with bright lights and brand new designs whether they be lights, motifs, or even … [Read more...]

Ideas for Decorating Your Roof This Christmas

Draw Attention To Your Roof Line This Christmas With LED Lights

Outdoor Christmas lights have gone through a great transformation from what many of us remember as children. Whereas our fathers struggled to illuminate a garage door or front window seal, we can now choose beautiful LED Christmas lights that can serve to outline our roof or to create an inviting path that … [Read more...]

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