How To Decorate Your House With Christmas Lights

Sure, it can be fun to cover the entire house with Christmas lights and put up a show but it can also be exhausting and a bit too much for some. So don’t let the idea that Christmas lights can only be used that way influence you. In fact, Christmas lights can also be used in more subtle and simple ways and we’d be happy to show you how.

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For example, you can use strings of lights to outline the walkway and the roof of your house. You’d be illuminating the patio and make your house stand out at the same time.{found on topthistopthat}.

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If you have an arched front entrance, then decorate it with Christmas lights or make a garland. You can use nails and wire to tie the lights and create this beautiful décor for your porch or entrance.

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You can also use Christmas lights to decorate the exterior columns, if you have any. They’ll look great at night plus they’ll illuminate the outdoor areas nicely.

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Use a single string of lights to decorate your entrance. Outline the front door, wrap the lights around the awning and decorate the potted plants as well. You can also hang a wreath on the front door which can also feature Christmas lights.

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And speaking of potted plants, you can make them sparkle with Christmas lights. Fluffy plants and trees can be beautifully decorated and they’ll glow at night like stars.

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And since stars are so beautiful, perhaps you’d like to make them part of your outdoor Christmas décor. Use Christmas lights to make star-like decorations to illuminate the walkway. As for the house, how about these bohemian lights to hang from the roof?