Christmas Light

Displays

Christmas Light

Displays

Christmas Light Displays

Fantastic first project

At just 200 feet, this is a great first installation project. Using traditional C9 Christmas cord filled with C9 LED warm white bulbs, we love the crisp lines along the roofline.

Christmas Light Displays

Satin Finish Bulbs for the Win!

Retro round glass bulbs outline this mid-century home. Installed in traditional C9/E17 Christmas cords, we love that this configuration is easy to repurpose after the Holidays.

Christmas Light Displays

Fantastic Display

We love how clean the lines are on this installation. A perfect example how C9 bulbs and cords can be used to light the roofline, walkways, and wrapped around trees.

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Red and White Christmas Displays

Red and White Christmas Displays

.We've seen that the trend to decorate with alternating red and white bulbs - both LED and Glass - continues for the 2022 season. We love the flexibility that separately purchasing allows. We also love all the patterns that can be created. Red, white. Red, red, white....

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Get This Look: Multicolor Roof and Walkway

Get This Look: Multicolor Roof and Walkway

This Christmas light display uses classic glass multicolor bulbs installed in commercial C9 Christmas cords. We love the crisp lines along the roof and the curvy accented flowerbeds. Get this Look: Multicolor C9 Glass Bulbs and Cords! 500 Bulbs C9 Multi Transparent...

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Get this Look: White Lights and Snow

Get this Look: White Lights and Snow

Minnesota Christmas Lights Installation We love the Minnesota snow in this customer's photo. We also loved what he had to say: Classic look I have these C9 LEDs outlining the front roofline of my house. I was a little concerned they wouldn't be very bright being...

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White Displays

Q/A: What do I use to line my roof?

Q/A: What do I use to line my roof?

After lighting a Christmas tree, lining a roofline is one of the first projects folks start with when decorating outdoors for Christmas. There are 4 basic components required to outline a roofline. Christmas light cord Bulbs Clips Gilbert Plugs 1. Christmas Light Cord...

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Get this Look: White Lights and Snow

Get this Look: White Lights and Snow

Minnesota Christmas Lights Installation We love the Minnesota snow in this customer's photo. We also loved what he had to say: Classic look I have these C9 LEDs outlining the front roofline of my house. I was a little concerned they wouldn't be very bright being...

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Get This Look: Icicle Lights and Bungalows

Get This Look: Icicle Lights and Bungalows

Warm white LED icicle lights make a cheerful statement on this 1910-era Craftsman bungalow. Fourteen sets were installed end to end to light the peak of the house and wrapped to accent the porte cochere. The small trees on either side of the steps are lit with...

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Get this Look: Light a Church

Get this Look: Light a Church

We love a classic white outline. Warm white LED bulbs allow churches to light up for Christmas at a fraction of the electricity required by traditional glass C9 bulbs. I have just installed these o-rings on the up-facing sockets. It rained before I installed them so...

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Get This Look: Pure White LED Outline

Get This Look: Pure White LED Outline

This quick Christmas lights installation combines commercial-style multi-application clips, stakes, pure white LED C9 bulbs, and a standard commercial C9 cord. Here is what the customer had to say: The lights are nice and bright. I personally would consider these a...

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Red and White Displays

Red and White Christmas Displays

Red and White Christmas Displays

.We've seen that the trend to decorate with alternating red and white bulbs - both LED and Glass - continues for the 2022 season. We love the flexibility that separately purchasing allows. We also love all the patterns that can be created. Red, white. Red, red, white....

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Get This Look: Red and White with a Splash of Green

Get This Look: Red and White with a Splash of Green

We love the sheer friendliness of this thoughtfully outlined home and garage. Closeup and wide view shots. Sleight outlined in red and warm white LED light strings. Trees wrapped with green LED light strings to complement house outline. Get This Look: Red and White...

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Get This Look: Red and White C9 – Candy Cane

Get This Look: Red and White C9 – Candy Cane

Get This Look: Red and White Candy Cane 1 spool 500 Feet 12-inch spacing Black Wire SPT-1 (Spools come in green, white, black, and brown. Choose the right color for your project.)250 bulbs Warm White C9 LED (Chose warm white, pure white, a single solid color, or your...

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Get this Look! Red and white smooth LED bulbs

Get this Look! Red and white smooth LED bulbs

Thanks, Brian, for sharing this photo of your project and your comments as well! Just wanted to thank you for all of your help. The bulbs were exactly what we were looking for and are actually brighter than the other incandescent bulbs being used on houses on our...

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Multicolor Displays

Why are half of my Christmas lights out?

Why are half of my Christmas lights out?

We hear this question from folks who are puzzled that their lights worked fine last season but are half out when they pull them out of storage. Or their lights suddenly half go out during installation.  What gives? Incandescent Christmas tree lights (aka mini...

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Measuring to hang Christmas lights – use your family!

Measuring to hang Christmas lights – use your family!

Any tips on measuring for how many feet of lights I'll need? After choosing the color and style of Christmas lights to install along your roofline, before purchasing, the next best step is measuing how many feet of light will be needed for the project. We'd like...

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Get this Look: A Gingerbread House She-Shed

Get this Look: A Gingerbread House She-Shed

After decorating the house and lawn for Christmas, why stop? Don't let she-sheds, workshops and storage buildings sit sad and dark for the holidays. Simple projects like this one might only require what is left over! For a project like this, you'll need about 50 feet...

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Comparing the Colors in Bubblegum Light Strings

Comparing the Colors in Bubblegum Light Strings

We love these "bubble gum" light strings. Also known as G12 LED (infinitely less descriptive), we love these lights because their lenses are as beautiful lit as they are unlit. These are three of our favorite colors. Classic green and blue flanking teal, the newcomer...

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Red and White Christmas Displays

Red and White Christmas Displays

.We've seen that the trend to decorate with alternating red and white bulbs - both LED and Glass - continues for the 2022 season. We love the flexibility that separately purchasing allows. We also love all the patterns that can be created. Red, white. Red, red, white....

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Icicles and Curtains

Get this Look: Magical Wedding Lights

Get this Look: Magical Wedding Lights

Six sets of 8-foot tall curtain lights hung behind sheer curtains added warm romantic lighting to a lovely young couple's fairy tale wedding. Use this styling to create a wall of light or behind the wedding party dinner table or entryway. These curtains are...

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Get This Look: Magical Backyard Pergola

Get This Look: Magical Backyard Pergola

Revive a pergola by lighting it up! In mid-May, our pergola was a sad sight. So faded and needing cleaning, we didn’t enjoy our backyard nearly as much as we should. We saved money by restoring our tired pergola and outdoor furniture with power washing and staining....

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Get this Look: Lights for a backyard party

Get this Look: Lights for a backyard party

We love to see how folks use lights for parties and events. Karen decided to accent her outdoor spaces with LED curtains and personalized light strings. Here are the products or "build sheet" for this project. 2 sets of 8-foot LED Curtain Lights Warm White on White...

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Get This Look: Mixing curtain and icicle lights

Get This Look: Mixing curtain and icicle lights

We love this project! Decorated with traditional glass-bulb icicle lights and curtain lights, this house takes our breath away. Our icicle lights are longer than big box store sets so their effect is more dramatic. Curtain lights have the same structure as icicle...

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Light a Birthday Party!

Light a Birthday Party!

How do I light a birthday party? Do you have birthday lights? We hear these and similar questions quite often. It's easy to add lights to a birthday party.  Here are a few of our favorite ways to makes someone's special day brighter! Make a wall of light We installed...

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