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...]

When Does Christmas Decorating Begin?

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It is commonly held that most Christmas decorating begins the weekend after Thanksgiving and that the Christmas season is largely a December event, but according to findings from a new nationwide survey conducted by Christmas Lights, Etc, nearly half of Christmas consumers (43%) actually begin decorating … [Read more...]

Christmas Decorating With Lighted Snowflakes

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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...]

7 Fun Ways to Celebrate Christmas in July this Summer!

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1. Make a splash with Christmas inspired pool lights and decor! Sip on a festive and refreshing beverage poolside while donning a classic Santa hat. Then, continue your Christmas in July pool party throughout the evenings with cheerful Christmas lights! Make Christmas light balls for the yard, outline your … [Read more...]

DIY Christmas Ideas Can be a Real Gift! Literally!

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Like a new recipe you can't wait to try, some DIY Christmas ideas are so amazing we just can't wait until Christmas to share them! We fell in love with these DIY lighted gift boxes and we think you're going to love them just as much! After all, with so much sparkle it's hard not to! Spring is a wonderful time … [Read more...]

10 Christmas Light Ideas in 10 Minutes or Less!

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We understand. Sometimes life gets in the way and the next thing you know it's just a few weeks before Christmas and you haven't even pulled out the first ornament! Or maybe you've put up all your decorations, outlined your roofline, and suddenly you want just a little bit more! The good news is, you are not … [Read more...]

Top 10 Outdoor Christmas Lights Ideas

DIY Christmas Decorations

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 … [Read more...]

How Much Electricity Do My Christmas Lights Use?


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...]

Christmas Lights Photo Contest – Weekly Winners!


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


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...]

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