Light Wrapped Trees for a Fun Spring and Summer

String Lights Wrapped Trees

You’ve seen plenty of light wrapped trees and maybe even wrapped a few trees of your own around Christmas time, but have you ever thought about wrapping a blooming tree with string lights? Much like the boxes of tinsel and garland gathering dust in your garage, it’s easy to pack the idea of decorating … [Read more...]

Ugly Christmas Sweaters and a Musical Achievement that will Blow You Away!

Ugly Christmas Sweaters

Over the past few years we have seen the surprising resurrection of trends we thought were gone with the ghosts of Christmas past and others that seem to be sticking around for Christmas present. So, we decided to delve a little deeper to see what makes these holiday classics and a few newcomers so popular. … [Read more...]

The Idiot’s Guide to Christmas Storage

christmas storage

There’s an epidemic in the Christmas world and it’s time we discussed it. We’re talking about improper treatment of Christmas lights, trees and decor during the storage process. Thousands of innocent Christmas decorations are being mangled due to improper storage by negligent handlers. You know the type, the … [Read more...]

Some Of These Top Christmas Movies May Surprise You


A movie that you go out of your way to watch at the same time every year...for a lifetime. That’s special. And millions of people do this every year with their favorite Christmas movies. But it’s not all merry and bright. Many people don’t like the same movies! And the common “top lists” just lump everyone … [Read more...]

DIY Lighted Christmas Presents

DIY Lighted Gift Boxes Using Chicken Wire Frame

Phew, we’ve been busy little elves over here at the workshop! We know how much our Christmas Lights Etc. community loves DIY Christmas decorations so we’ve come up with a present, actually 4 presents, for you! By using basic materials found at any local hardware store, or some you might even have laying … [Read more...]

What Your Favorite Christmas Light Color Says About You


Did you know that extroverts love multicolored lights, violet lighting inspires creativity and blue is the most universally adored of all? If you've ever wondered why you're drawn to a particular light color over others or you want to try out a new Christmas light color scheme, this is a great resource for … [Read more...]

The Magic Of Fairy Lights For Holiday Decorating

fairy lights christmas centerpiece

No one likes a flock of sad fairies. Feeling left out of Christmas, the fairies were beside themselves. Not wanting their fellow storybook friends moping through the holidays, Santa’s elves got together and created a special Christmas light so beautiful and unique they would forever be called Fairy Lights to … [Read more...]

Christmas Decorating With Lighted Snowflakes

blue and white snowflake lights

Close your eyes and imagine your favorite Christmas movie or holiday painting...does the image you see involve snow? Whether falling softly in front of the window, creating a shimmering blanket across the yard or coating everything from the roof to the branches of trees, snowflakes are a magical and integral … [Read more...]

Halloween Lights and Decorations Reimagined From Christmas

halloween lights

Do you know what’s scary? The amount of ways you can creatively use string lights for different holidays, including Halloween! Some people love spectacularly spooky Halloween decorations that send shivers up the spine, while others prefer a more playful, fun approach. The best part about decorating with … [Read more...]

Christmas Lights, Etc Celebrates 15 Years

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Christmas Lights, Etc Celebrates 15 Years as a Leader in Online Retail for Christmas Lights, Christmas Trees and Holiday Decor by Frank Skinner Christmas Lights, Etc, the most shopped online Christmas lights store in America, has marked its 15th year of being in business. In 2000, the company’s co-founders … [Read more...]

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