This is the time of year when you may be looking out your front window or thinking about the perfect Christmas tree and are asking yourself...... How Many Lights Should I Put on My Tree? Every … [Read more...] about How Many Lights Should I put on my tree?
We just received this photo from one of our customers. His snowman was looking sad and dim. A few strings of Christmas tree lights with built-in clips brought this smiling guy back … [Read more...] about White lights bring a snowman back to life!
Is the reason one bad bulb can take out an entire series of lights is that it breaks the circuit? Is that true of all light strands? When mini string lights were first manufactured a string of lights … [Read more...] about Interview Question #4: What about a bulb burning out?
Here is the third question from my interview: For shorter sets of 50 or 100 lights, it’s true that you’ll need more extension cords to plug them all in (unless you’re using LED light strings). Yes, … [Read more...] about Question series #3: Will I need multiple extension 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?
If you are shopping for mini lights or craft lights here at Christmas Light Source, you may be wondering if our lights stay on if a bulb burns out. Here is a quick video answering that question: If … [Read more...] about Video Uploaded: Do your lights go out if a bulb burns out?
We're happy to announce that in response to customers who are working with the following types of projects we've created a craft light string that has white bulbs on brown wire. brown bottles amber … [Read more...] about New Craft Lights on Brown Wire!
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
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?
So how is the Easter weather in your part of the country? It's not too bad here in Fort Worth. We are enjoying 61 degree weather and scattered showers over the next few days. But … [Read more...] about Easter Bunny Yard Art!
Your favorite team is playing this week. You're decorating for a prom. Perhaps you'd like multi-color lights but you don't want traditional - you'd like teal, purple, pink and yellow. You'd like … [Read more...] about How can I customize Christmas light colors?
You've designed a spectacular Christmas light display and you realize that you need to gradually ramp up and down a few strands of mini lights as the tension builds to the high point of either Silent … [Read more...] about Can I dim mini light strings?
Most people are asking this question before purchasing Mini Lights or LED Christmas Light Strings. So this answer will relate only to those products like Mini Lights or LED String lights. The answer … [Read more...] about How Many Strings of Lights Can I Run in Series?
Today's Question comes from a gentleman who hasn't ordered lights from us but emailed in a question that we see from time to time - here's our answer! From Fernando in Miami: Hi there! Half of my … [Read more...] about Help! Half the lights in my string went out – what should I do?
Here is a question that I received this morning from a woman in Florida: "Regarding this product: Clear 15 strand with 4 inch lead, if I remove one or two bulbs will all remaining lights stay … [Read more...] about If I remove a mini light bulb will the others stay lit?
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
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
The Center for Women in Charleston, South Carolina is gearing up for an event to bring awareness to Ovarian Cancer. I know this because they just purchased teal Christmas lights for the event :) The … [Read more...] about Teal Lights Used for Ovarian Cancer Awareness Event
If you have an entire set of mini lights go out, more than likely, you've blown a fuse. This happens when you run too many mini lights sets in series. Check your mini lights specifications to see … [Read more...] about Mini Lights – Changing a Fuse
This is a question that I see on a fairly regular basis. This is an interesting question and depending on the lights you are considering the answer could be yes .. or no. The answer is dependent on … [Read more...] about Can I run Incandescent and LED lights together?