DIY Christmas Lights: Make a Tomato Cage Christmas Tree!

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Tomato cages are more than just a tool for spring and summer gardening. With a few Christmas light strings and a little creativity you can turn these seemingly uninspired lawn accessories into a brilliant tomato cage Christmas tree, Christmas card holder, or even a spooky Halloween ghost! Here are our four … [Read more...]

Top 10 Indoor Christmas Lights Ideas

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Holiday decor inspiration can be found in the most unique of places if you only look! We searched high and low and found some amazing indoor Christmas lights ideas for you to try this year. Add fun holiday lighting to your home with our top ten indoor Christmas lights ideas! 1. Wine Bottle Lights Step 1. … [Read more...]

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...]

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 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 the … [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...]

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...]

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