We love the idea of simple craft projects to add interest to a room. When combined with lights, it's even better! This easy lighted ribbon garland added a special touch to our Easter decorations. With … [Read more...] about Lighted Ribbon Garland
Thanksgiving is behind us and not we are headed full blast to Christmas. Its time to turn our attention to a lovely table. In my world this means repurposing I'm planning my retro Christmas … [Read more...] about Lighting Christmas Centerpieces
This Christmas yard angel had lost it's glow but fortunately for this beautiful sculpture Tim, the owner, decided to repair and replace rather than recycle. When you are working on a project lights … [Read more...] about DIY: Installing Christmas lights on yard art!
One of our Christmas lights customers just sent us these photos of how they are using our multi color LED light strings to light up their barn. Notoriously hard to photograph, these photos don't do … [Read more...] about Party Lights: Lighting up the barn!
In the Robinson house, we LOVE carving pumpkins. Here in Texas, one week before Halloween is the earliest we can carve our oversized squash since it is 90 degrees in October. (They almost mold the … [Read more...] about Lighting a Jack O’ Lantern for Halloween
Need colored lights quick to match a party? Forgot to decorate for the holiday, and the holiday is already here? Learn how to make paper lanterns, and you can make DIY lantern string lights to … [Read more...] about How to Make Paper Lanterns with Lights
Walking through the airport in Minneapolis, MN earlier today I saw these fantastic wine bottle chandeliers and thought that seeing the photos would be as inspirational for you as they were for … [Read more...] about Decorating tips from the airport! Who knew?
Did you happen to catch the final episode of Once Upon a Time? I especially enjoyed the quiet moment shared by a couple of the main characters in a restaurant patio. (I won't say who. Like … [Read more...] about Spotted! Patio lights Used In Once Upon a Time Finale
For a special Easter treat, I had a Mom-and-Son trip with my 8 year old. I drove him to West Texas to stay with my folks and we all drove to Carlsbad Caverns for a geological field trip. (Because … [Read more...] about Lights Used in Carlsbad Caverns Display
Use your pink Christmas lights all Year. Consider using pink lights all year. When you wear the right pink, (that includes you too, guys) it lights up your face like someone with a gauze-covered … [Read more...] about Decorating with Pink Lights
There are some questions that have been debated throughout history: Mac vs. PC? Thick Crust vs Thin? Sports Car or Minivan? Beach vs. Mountains? And then there is the hotly debated question: LED … [Read more...] about Warm vs Pure White – What’s Your Favorite?
New Orleans is known for their huge celebration of Mardi Gras, but you don't have to live in New Orleans to have a fun party with friends. Rumor has it, the historical celebration of Mardi Gras is … [Read more...] about Light Up Winter with a Mardi Gras Party
Need help thinking of a quick way to add sparkle to your entryway to welcome your Christmas guests? (Or planning a New Year's Eve party? Don't forget that your Christmas decorations do … [Read more...] about Project: Light Up Your Stairway Banister
I spoke to Dan up in Flower Mound, Texas when he ordered his lights for his yard sculpture and he kindly sent us a photograph of his project. We love that it wishes everyone a Merry Christmas in a … [Read more...] about Texas Lawn Sculpture Outlined with LED Lights
I just received the photos for this wonderful project from Meg (friend and crafter-extraordinaire). It's a fun activity for a rainy day afternoon with kids and turns common and found materials into a … [Read more...] about Rainy Day Projects – Make an Illuminated Manger
Would you like a way to spruce up your Holiday dating agenda? Dating a hopeless romantic? Tired of walking around downtown Memphis? Sharing a horse and carriage ride is a nice way to end your … [Read more...] about Cinderella Horse Drawn Carriage
I recently took 100 multi color light bulbs to the completely fun Rodeo Goat in Fort Worth. From the photo, you can see that they needed a few replacements <smile>. Strings of C9 lights in … [Read more...] about Christmas Lights for Restaurants – Rodeo Goat, Fort Worth
October certainly does see the kick-off of the holiday dinner party and after-5 event calendar. I really do love this time of year.... and I love to give a party or two of my … [Read more...] about Mini Lights on Black Wire – Decorating for After-5 Parties
Adding Twinkle to your Christmas Lights Display is Easy Here are 4 easy ways to add twinkle or movement to your Christmas Lights Display :) 1. Use traditional incandescent mini lights - they have a … [Read more...] about Twinkling Christmas Lights – add some sparkle!
I've got a wooden fence.... how do I hang Christmas lights on it? I get this question from time to time and I'm happy to report that there is a clip designed specifically for this application - and … [Read more...] about Surface Mount Clips for Christmas Lights