Light sculptures can be either flat (most common) or three-dimensional. Flat sculptures are the motifs, and are often on metal frames, but garland can also be attached to outdoor motifs. Indoor motifs often have a multicolored plastic backing sheet, sometimes holographic. 3D sculptures include deer or reindeer (even moose) in various positions, and with or without antlers, often with a motor to move the head up and down or side to side as if grazing. These and other 3D displays may be bare-frame, or be covered with garland, looped and woven transparent plastic cord or acrylic, or natural or goldtone-painted vines. Snowflakes are a popular design for municipal displays, so as not to be misconstrued as a government endorsement of religion, or so they can be left up all winter.
These standing fawn and doe figures are made with rigid sisal material wrapped around a wire frame creating a strong and durable holiday trimming. They are pre-lit with a total of 105 clear mini lights that make this decoration sparkle and shine. Each figure features an ornate ribbon and bow embellishment. Display this decorative piece in indoor or outdoor locations.
The Christmas tree was adopted in upper-class homes in 18th-century Germany, where it was occasionally decorated with candles, which at the time was a comparatively expensive light source. Candles for the tree were glued with melted wax to a tree branch or attached by pins. Around 1890, candleholders were first used for Christmas candles. Between 1902 and 1914, small lanterns and glass balls to hold the candles started to be used. Early electric Christmas lights were introduced with electrification, beginning in the 1880s.
Restore a nostalgic flair to that old light strand with this deLIGHTful pack of C7 replacement lamps! 25 multi-colored ceramic C7 replacement lamps are double-coated with pigment to shine brightly with rich color. Commercial grade, these replacement bulbs feature weatherproof bases and fade-and peel-resistant coatings to withstand winter weather and corrosive ocean air.
Welcome to the snow tube — a 15-inch-long plastic cylinder with a light that travels the length of the tube. Hang it vertically and the effect is like a giant glowing snowflake falling, albeit it only "falls" 15 inches. You’ll need five to 10 tubes to get any visual traction. At $30 each, it's doubtful they'll take the place of those ubiquitous icicle lights, but we can hope
No need to stop at one; with outdoor Christmas lights, let all your little lights shine, shine, shine for the world to see. The history of using lights to welcome the holidays dates back to the 18th century in Germany. Back then, upper-class citizens showed their affluence by lining their windows with candles and wrapping bright white lights around their magnificent Christmas trees. Dazzling lights proved a bit safer than burning and melting wax candles. The trend of stringing lights from windows and trees went viral; by the early 20th century, Americans lit up their homes for the holidays with lights. The popularity of lights led to increased production, giving consumers more choices and reduced costs. By the 1960s, outdoor Christmas lights appeared on bushes, porch railings, and trees in urban lawns and graced city lampposts and street signs. Today, this tradition remains just as popular, perhaps even moreso. You can join in on the holiday fun with colored lights, blinking lights, white lights, and vintage outdoor Christmas lights too. Make the experience even merrier with outdoor solar Christmas lights, powered by the sun, that reduce your electric consumption, soften your carbon footprint, and fill your home with holiday joy instead of bills. Look for festive lights on eBay, where reliable sellers offer a variety of new and used miniature, full-sized, rainbow colored, and crystal white lights for houses of all kinds. Then, choose a convenient shipping method to have your items arrive faster than the North Pole Express.
Outdoor Christmas lights did not become practical for the average family until the 1930s. By this time, not only were homes decorated with electric lights, stores, community Christmas trees, and government buildings were also adorned with the twinkling lights. General Electric began to sponsor community Christmas lighting competitions in the 1920s, but it wasn't until the 1950s that it was common to see rows of houses lit on the outside. Today, the places you find the lights are as numerous as the types of lights available.
We all know about that one house on the street with the most outdoor Christmas decor. Whether it’s your home, or if you’re just inspired by your neighbor’s holiday decor, The Home Depot has all the stuff you need to deck out your yard to the extreme – from Christmas inflatables to lawn decorations, lights and more. We even have smartphone-controlled holiday lights so you can customize your Christmas light show 24/7! 
Order samples.  If you don’t have a great feel for how many lights to order – or if you’ll like the style or color, order a few strands and install them and see what they look like after dark.   Practice how you are going to wrap your trees and based on installing a set or two, you can roughly estimate how many lights you’ll need for the rest of your trees.
You can find everything you need our sizable selection of outdoor Christmas lights and decor. Choose holiday lights, decorations and motifs in traditional incandescent and energy efficient LED varieties. Step up the power in your display and create custom Christmas lights with ease when you pair our commercial grade lights strings and bulbs in a variety of colors and styles!
There is a variety of lights to choose from. First and foremost, always use waterproof or water-resistant lights with a tag marked underwriters lab (UL). This means the lights meet national industry standards with the American National Standards Institute. Also, when you're buying Christmas lights to use outside, make sure they are rated for outdoor use.
This snowfall string set comes with a total of 5 strings that create an amazing snowfall effect that is sure to enhance your winter display. Also great for Valentine's Day. The power supply is 3 foot long and has a twin pin coaxial connection, making these string lights completely waterproof. You can connect up to 10 strands together. UL listed for indoor and outdoor use.
Your source of power should come from a ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI) outlet. This type of outlet will shut the circuit down if there is over-current. We want your lights to shine, not sparks to fly! If you don't have a GFCI outlet, a qualified electrician can permanently install one outdoors for holiday seasons to come. Or, you can buy a portable outdoor unit from your local home store for less than $20.

Bring a touch of holiday joy to your Bring a touch of holiday joy to your home with the 150-Light LED C6 String in Multi-Color. Each strand features 150 long lasting LED lights that use 80% less energy than a typical incandescent bulb. LED lights stay cool to the touch and provide flicker-free lighting for a consistent glow. ...  More + Product Details Close
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