When it comes to choosing a Christmas light, it is always important that giving your home a festive makeover with interesting lights and brighten up your Christmas decoration. And it is totally fun driving around shopping places and looking for the Christmas lighting. But this process can be tough if you don’t know what you want because there are too many choices, maybe Christmas lights are the most versatile decorations in the market.
You can use the lights indoor and outdoor. Christmas lights can be used to compliment your decor, tree, staircase or porches. According to the mood you want to create in your home, you can use them to create any mood by keeping them subtle, bold and colorful or elegant and soft. You can create a Christmas scene, party mood, or a chilling mood with these type of lights.
No matter which mood you want to create, you should take the steps below before buying any lights you liked in the store. Because lighting home is a great way of celebrating the holidays with our neighbors, friends or guests and if you do it properly, it will give joy to everyone. the first step of lighting a tree or home may seem a little bit hard but once you get to start lighting it will become easier. To make it easier and quicker, there are so many products you can find in the market to help you.
Decide what to buy and where you want to use it. After that don’t forget to check the light you want to have to ensure you know exactly what you’re buying. You need to be careful about the product description whether it is recommended for use indoors or outdoors. Majority of the lights are in the market can be used both indoors and outdoors but some lights may not be recommended for use indoors because some materials they have are very delicate and could be damaged easily by the outdoor weather.
Lights could be dangerous for children and pets because they have electricity so keeping them out of reach, you will minimize the risk.
Classic Christmas Lights
In general, these type of lights are known as string lights or fairy lights, and people who like a traditional lighting are choosing them. These lights generally used for lighting up the Christmas tree and also so many people choose them to decorate around the home. You can eliminate some by reading this article because these type of lights can be found in many different shapes, bulb effects, and colors on the market.
The easiest and simplest choice can be the straight line string Christmas lights. Also, they are the most popular and original ones. With a timer, these lights can be programmed and work or come on at the same time every day. Easy to use simply attach them where you want. Once you set up these lights, they will work every day without worrying time or anything.
There is a light type that has visible LED bulbs and similarly, the string lights with shades (which can be the shape of star, ball, bear, cat or snowflakes) covering the bulbs are very efficient and easy to use.
Wire Straight Line String Lights
If you want something that can be easily twisted or shaped you can go over for the copper with copper wire straight line string lights. They are quite popular because they’re elastic and can be used in many ways, so it just depends on your creativity.
Curtain Christmas Lights
If you want to create the display of holiday decor on your curtains, you can choose curtain Christmas lights. These type of lights are great for covering large areas efficiently and completely with elegant lighting. Also, they are a very affordable choice for large areas. Once you hang them in entrance ways or windows they will look great and add a beautiful warmth.
Net Christmas Lights
These type of lights are suitable for use outdoors or indoors.
You can find these lights in a square or rectangular shape. to get the maximum impact you can use them outdoors. Over the fences, roofs or porches are great places to use them. You can also drape them over trees.
Wide Angle Conical Lights
Maybe the best choice for the outdoor lights are the Wide Angle Conical Led lights. They are available in a variety of colors such as white, multicolor or a single color. And there are a variety of lengths. The warmth of the color and adjustable wires make these lights better. Because of their low electricity usage, they are ideal for larger displays. bUt if you want to use them indoor also, they can be a bit too bright for indoor use.
Maybe the only drawback of this light is its cost. Other than its cost, everything is just perfect for indoor use. These lights are molded into quirky shapes or you can find them into beloved characters. If you want to add a personality to your room or outdoor areas you can use novelty lights. They are easily recognizable so your guests or anyone see these lights will be satisfied with your decoration.
This type of lights is a series of small and linked lights placed in an elastic plastic tube. You can easily create simple shapes with rope lights. These lights are often used for indoor lighting such as under cabinets or in bedrooms as recessed lighting. But they are also great for Christmas lighting. If you other types of lights and the rope light together, you can obtain an impressive look in your home for Christmas. Also, you can use them after Christmas in your bedroom or anywhere needs lighting. You can also create your own, personalized silhouettes with rope light.
These type of lights are simply string lights, that have been sculpted into a spherical shape. You can suspend them from the trees and have a big impact in your front yard.
When Christmas is over, don’t forget to take down your lights if you want to use them for the next year. Buy a storage case and wrap your lights with the plastic handles to avoid getting in a tangle.
Written by / Yilmaz Gokce Duz