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...]

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...]

How LED Lights Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

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It's no secret that LED lights are more energy efficient and better for the environment than traditional incandescent or fluorescent lights; however, they also offer a far greater advantage: reducing your carbon footprint. What is your carbon footprint and why should you care? Your carbon footprint is … [Read more...]

Bokeh Photography! A Fun Way to Photograph Christmas Lights

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Learning how to photograph Christmas lights is always a fun challenge to take on - why not mix it up a little bit more by being able to create your own custom-shaped bokeh as well? “Wait, what is bokeh?” That’s a great question! Bokeh (pronounced “bow-kay”) is essentially the Japanese word for … [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...]

Christmas Celebrations Around the World

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Christmas celebrations around the world include tree lighting, holiday shows, and both festive and weird Christmas traditions. From Tokyo to New York City, Christmas lights and trees illuminate the city landmarks and tourist attractions, each trying to bring the most Christmas joy to visitors. When making … [Read more...]

How to Make Christmas Light Balls

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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...]

Incandescent vs LED Christmas Lights

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Christmas is coming, and it is time to start planning for Christmas lights. Are you choosing between incandescent or LED Christmas lights this year? Why we choose our Christmas lights depend on factors ranging from color and brightness to cost and power needs. Know what your Christmas lights say about you, … [Read more...]

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