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Decorating With Rope Lights
our selection of Rope Lights.
the crisp twinkle and clean appearance of rope lights accenting
your kitchen, patio, rooftop, or shrubbery. Decorating with rope
lights is easy and rewarding; the possibilities abound for both
indoor and outdoor accent lighting! Rope lights are not only a Christmas
decoration, but they can be used all year long. There are few choices
that offer more versatility than decorating with rope lights.
Many people love the fashionable and practical qualities of running
rope lights above the cupboards in their kitchen. This is not only
a beautiful addition that can do wonders for even the most drab
or small room, but it also helps to guide you around the room if
you don’t want the flick the brighter main switch.
Rope lights are also appropriate for wrapping around trees, outlining
the brim of patio umbrellas, hugging the railing of your balcony
or deck and many other applications. If you are decorating with
rope lights, it is always wise to plan out where you want to use
them, and measure the length that you will need. Most rolls of rope
lights are 30 feet each, but you can use connectors to join up to
5 of those strands. (Generally. Make sure to read the labeling of
the specific brand that you have chosen!)
Most strands will have marks indicating where it is safe to cut.
Cut the rope light with kitchen shears. There are few other tools
necessary for installment. Rope lights are mounted using a mounting
track or mounting clips. You attach the track to whatever surface
you want to light, using strong adhesive or screws. If you want
to go with the clips, then simply use small screws to mount them.
Then you just push the rope lighting into the track or clips, and
enjoy the soft glow. Never attach an adhesive directly to the rope
You can find red, white and blue sets if you are decorating with
rope lights for the Fourth of July. There are many contemporary
colors that look great on a dance floor or dorm room. Other softer
colors give a refined and stylish glimmer to your household décor.
The options are endless, simply pick the look you are going for!
Lights and Decorations
Christmas lights and decorations that flood the streets at this
most wonderful time of the year!
It wasn’t long after Edison flicked the switch of the first
light bulb that Christmas tree lights began to adorn the branches
of evergreens in American living rooms.
People love to foster the holiday spirit by stringing lights wherever
possible when December rolls around, and colored icicle lights are
an ornamentation growing in popularity!