When the strands of various types of festive lights entangle, the Christmas lights give out a picture-perfect scene in and around our house.
These lights are easy ones wrapped around the porches, staircase rails, Christmas tree strands, outlining the doors and the windows.
Stuff them inside the trees outside and also the bushes to give them a highlighted effect. We can never go wrong with the classical string lights, and we all love the idea of mixing the types of Christmas lights to commemorate the festive season.
Here are many ways of transforming the house into a winter wonderland, which we dream of the whole year round!
While the classical white light-bulbs will never go out of trend, the various kinds of Christmas decorating notions and unique string-light designs will help in brightening up the Christmas décor of our heavenly abode.
In recent times, multiple types of lights easily found in outlets, and most of them are environmentally friendly ones.
Powered by solar energy, you do not require to pay the hefty electricity bill!
Irrespective of you preferring the Disney theme or the rainbow one, the Christmas lights are sure to match your outlook. Read on the six easy Christmas lighting tips to transform your home into a beautiful and bright one!
Swap the plain light-bulbs strategically with colored ones
Regular lamps that lie at one corner of your house can enlighten your home during Christmas.
Swap dull white-light bulbs for the differently tinted ones. Warm hues give out a pleasing soft glow, and the cool ones assist in conjuring up your mood for any theme-based evening during Christmas.
It is not the only way of using whatever lights you have with you. You should know the correct usage of the same.
Place them and transform your home as the highlighted one in the entire block.
Swap the lights strategically and put them on the fascia (adjoining place of the gutter to the house roof).
It will be the focal point and thus add on to the visual interest of your house’s Christmas lighting.
Light your house without much electric consumption
String lights add on to the shine and sparkle to your Christmas light display at home.
But they are not the only ones. A sleek and straightforward strand of string light attached along with smooth Christmas bells and baubles gives out a sufficient amount of light, without wasting much electricity.
The small white-hued bulbs transmit elegance and soft look to your home. But they are also not the only ones. Change your Christmas house display with various hued light bulbs ranging from the red, green, white combination.
Yet another unique combination is the green along with blue colored light bulbs. This combination gives out a unique outlook to your home during Christmas!
Think of safe lighting techniques
Rely always on a good and decent looking light display. Firstly it should be attractive looking, and secondly, it should be safe.
These electrical and lighting equipment are very vulnerable to catching fire. Many a time, the houses too go under the electrical glitch of short circuit.
To cut down this risk of electrical mishap, buy certified string lights. It should indicate that the third party has tested it while ensuring its safety. While purchasing, notice the colors on the labels.
If red, fix these lights can go outside the house. While the green-labeled ones used in decorating the interiors on the house.
Make your garden trees, bushes, and shrubs glow brightly using net lights. This kind of lights will make your task much more comfortable, as it covers a whole lot of space.
You have to drape the same over the bushes and shrubs to let the entire plant twinkle and emit a festive outlook!
Go bright with small-sized light bulbs
Small-sized string lights are pocket-friendly and utilize less electricity, as compared to the big sized bulbs.
Though the large-sized lamps cater to a more retro look in the festive season to your house, the small ones go for a modernized feeling. You can pick whichever looks best with the whole Christmas décor of your living space, and fits into the aesthetic value.
Be aware of the fact that with one fused bulb, the entire string is of no use! Nowadays, you can also replace these string lights with the LED version lights to give out more light, both outside and inside the house, and also save energy.
This LED version of incandescent bulbs look brighter and more attractive than the old-style ones.
They are the eye-catching ones, having low energy output and curbing your electricity bill! All the more, these LED decorative lights are less prone to catching fire, especially during Christmas time.
Turn your abode into a winter wonderland
A simplified version of the decorative light display can always make the entrance of your house or the central porch the most attractive looking one.
Make use of the hanging icicle lights to give out the feeling of a winter wonderland to your living habitat.
Turn your Christmas into a more festive one with these kinds of lights. These particular lights are of the shape of snowflakes, stars, baubles, mistletoes, lending out the full Christmassy feeling.
You can hang them anywhere, at any corner or crevice of your house with minimal effort.
Add this seasonal flair to the outdoor display of your home with the help of this kind of holiday lighting.
Personalize the outdoors with vintage Christmas decors
Personalize your house’s outdoor space with red, green, and white lighting and its old inflections.
To brighten the top of your home or the ceiling, you have to take the right measurement of the same before you trim the light strands to an exact fit. Most of the vintage Christmas lights are environment-friendly.
These antique festive lights are solar-powered, or else you can connect all the strands at one place with the aid of an electric cord extension.
Wrap the string lights around the mistletoe, framing the front door of your house. Add the star-shaped tin reflectors to render a magnifying effect to your heavenly habitat.
Light up the festive feelings!
Right from string lights to LED or solar-powered lights, there are many ways to decorate your house during Christmas.
You can always give your living space the festive feeling, without spending too much from your savings.
These above six easy Christmas lighting tips will help your home look more beautiful and attractive, while keeping in mind the safety features. So, stay merry and safe during the festive season of Christmas!