Here in the Christmas Light Source (CLS) design lab, we LOVE the current rustic chic design craze combining natural cotton, burlap, and magnolias. As I've been adding to our Pinterest board … [Read more...] about Magnolias, Cotton and Burlap with Lights, Oh my!!
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This is a question from a customer who wants to mix strings of LED - both steady and flashing from multiple vendors including Christmas Light Source together on the same tree. (I realized this … [Read more...] about Can I mix up LED light strings?
Thanks so much, Ann, for sharing photos of your fantastic bungalow. We love how you've covered it with lights!! I also I also love how you were able to do all this … [Read more...] about Customer Photos – LED Icicle Lights on Craftsman Bungalow
What is the best cord for LED C9 bulbs? Short Answer: C9 cords with 6 -inch spacing are tailored to work with LED bulbs along rooflines and walkways resulting in maximum impact and … [Read more...] about What is the best cord for C9 LED bulbs?
I LOVE your tree! Wow! Your tree just really sparkles! Why doesn't my tree look as bright as yours? Well, I have a secret. I've decided that it's time to share it. I add lights to pre-lit … [Read more...] about Texturize Your Christmas Tree with Light!
This video shows you how to use commonly available ping pong balls, a ginzu knife and a string of either incandescent or LED mini lights to create a wonderful string of party lights. I love ideas … [Read more...] about Ping Pong Ball Lights
The Question: What Christmas lights are used on the Capitol Tree? Answer: C9 LED Bulbs in multiple colors installed in 14 AWG wire stringer wire The Long Answer: Always happy to see our lights … [Read more...] about Lights Across the Country: DC and the Capitol Tree
Every year, Steve, takes 6 days to set up this fantastic display on his 45' Fifth Wheel RV at Disney's Fort Wilderness campground. They plan to have their installation up by November 19th and it … [Read more...] about Lights Across the Country: Florida Disney World Campground
Robert, one of our customers in Missouri sent us these photos showing how he's using LED light strings and LED craft lights in his stunning Christmas Winter Village with HO scale train. My boys … [Read more...] about Lights Across the Country: Missouri LED lights in a Model Train Village
Shellie What is the lumens output of the C7 LED lights? I need to know how many I need to switch from incandescent and maintain similar amount of light output. Watts or amps doesn't tell me the … [Read more...] about Customer Question: What are the lumens of your light strings?
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!
We receive questions about the pro and cons of pre-wired LED light strings and individually purchased LED bulbs and cords on a fairly regular basis. This video will help you as you make this decision … [Read more...] about Choosing between LED Christmas light strings and LED Bulbs and Cords
Here is my second installment of my magazine interview response questions. Be sure to ask any questions you have in the comments section or via our contact page! For LED lights, they are powered by … [Read more...] about Interview Answer #2: How are LED lights different than standard mini light strings?
Back in September I answered quite a few questions for a writer who was preparing an article HGTV that was due to be printed this month. (November 2014). I'm realizing, as I write this sentence, … [Read more...] about Answer Series #1: LED Question Series – What is a standard length in LED Christmas Light strings?
Customers frequently asked why we are streamlining our LED light string product line? We are moving to 50-lights to the strand to simplify and consolidate what we offer online. Here's a video that … [Read more...] about Why do your LED Christmas lights only come 50 bulbs to the strand?
Marcia from Ohio asks: I am looking to purchase C9 LED lights for my house to replace icicle lights that are too much maintenance. I want clear white (not the blue tint) with white wire to line the … [Read more...] about I’m upgrading to C9 LED lights, how do I choose?
Whether it's 4th of July, Veterans Day or Christmas, parades make up a part of the fabric of American life. I have to say some of my fondest memories of visiting my grandmother were of getting up … [Read more...] about 12 Volt Lights for Parades
This is a pretty popular question when it comes to Christmas lights. The answer is simple but simultaneously complicated. Here are a few guidelines but for all things electrical, consult with a … [Read more...] about How many Christmas lights can I run in series?
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
LED burn-in is the slight change of color that occurs after a few weeks of operation. It's most noticeable in the white bulbs and sets because pigment in the LED lenses compensate for color … [Read more...] about What is LED Burn In?