“I can’t believe how bright these tiny little lights are. I initially bought them for my kids’ room because their Christmas lights burned out. I wanted just enough light to help them sleep at night without being scared. As beautiful as these are, they were too bright for bedroom night-lights. They lit up the whole room. They were so pretty, though! I got the multicolored ones. I am going to use these inside during Christmas instead. The wire makes it so easy to wrap around anything. Great buy!”
Add a fun and festive holiday touch to Add a fun and festive holiday touch to your yard with this colossal Airblown Inflatable featuring the Grinch his trusty dog Max and a sack full of Christmas loot. Easily installs- it self-inflates in seconds and lights up for nighttime visibility. No assembly required. Plug it in stake it down ...  More + Product Details Close
This actually works really well - the only thing is I wish the cord was a bit longer. I had to use an additional extension cord. But it worked perfectly otherwise. Has survived through a couple of really rainy days here. There is an on/off switch on the back and you can set it to go on/off with many different times. I set it for dawn/dusk so it goes on at dusk and goes off at dawn. LOVE that feature - don't even have to think about my lights! And there are 6 different place to plug in your lights so you can have so many! I'll post a picture of all my lights that are plugged into it.

Delight your Thanksgiving guests and neighbors with this Delight your Thanksgiving guests and neighbors with this adorable Airblown Lighted Sitting Turkey. This turkey is dressed for the occasion in a pilgrim hat and a checkered bandana and is sure to dress up any holiday home. Airblown Inflatables give you maximum impact with minimum effort. They self-inflate in just ...  More + Product Details Close
I should have just gone to the drugstore to buy some, but didn't have time. Ordered two strings of these instead. They came yesterday. I plugged them in and they worked - mid way putting them up a bulb went out so I tightened it a little, and the whole string went out. I couldn't fix it. So I tried the second string and the exact same thing happened. Two dead strings, no Christmas cheer. Totally bummed, please don't buy these!
Jump up ^ Normark, Helena (1997). "Modern Christmas". Graphic Garden. Retrieved 9 April 2014. Christmas in Sweden starts with Advent, which is the await for the arrival of Jesus. The symbol for it is the Advent candlestick with four candles in it, and we light one more candle for each of the four Sundays before Christmas. Most people start putting up the Christmas decorations on the first of Advent.
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.

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.
America's original Crab Pot Christmas Tree. Created and patented by coastal North Carolina crab trap maker Nicky Harvey and handcrafted by local commercial fishing family members. Built from durable PVC coated crab trap wire it can stand up to rain and snow for years. Displays beautifully outdoors or indoors with the nautical or traditional decor. Opens for display in minutes and easily folds flat again for compact storage.
Positive and negative molds were set into a press. A moistened sheet of card was put into the press. The images were pressed. When they had dried, they were sent to cottage workers for the finishing touches. This involved separating the form-halves from the card, trimming ragged edges, and gluing the two halves together. The form was then gilded, silvered, or hand-painted. Sometimes a small gift or sweet was put into the form. Forms were usually no larger than five inches.[14][15]
The fuse on these blew out approximately 20 secs after I plugged them in. I contacted the seller to facilitate an exchange and they suggest I contact amazon instead. Instead of deal with all that I swung by the hardware store and picked up 2 new fuses each of which cost me $4.13 adding $8.26 to this purchase of the box. Not happy about that, but they do work and do look nice now that I have replaced the fuses.
Featuring ten efficient LED lights encased in bright Featuring ten efficient LED lights encased in bright yellow and green pineapple designs creates the tropical appeal of the Pineapple LED String Lights. Easily suspended along banisters windows bed boards or home bars the string lights create a festive ambiance for your residence. Two AA batteries (not included) power the ...  More + Product Details Close

Deciduous trees and posts are tempting targets for candy cane spirals of light. Get lights that are closely spaced, such as mini lights or rope lights. On trees, the bark is usually rough enough to hold light strings in place. You can give light strings a little support with strategically placed pushpins, but don’t drive in a bunch of screws or nails, as you could hurt the tree.

Another option for outdoor lighting is the "miniature," which costs less and consumes less power than the classic outdoor light string. It can be used around the perimeter of your home, as well as in trees. In most cases, the miniature comes in strands of 50 or 100. The strings run in series, which means if one bulb or socket fails, you can lose a whole section.


For decades trees, wreaths and rooflines have displayed Christmas lights to the de-light-ment of family members and neighbors alike! Transform your home for seasons to come with this virtually indestructible set of 50 energy efficient warm white LED lights that use up to 98% less energy than traditional incandescent lights. Light set features include:
“Very happy with these lights. They look great on our tree! And all four that I purchased worked right out of the box — no dead LEDs. They’ll probably pay for themselves in energy savings within a couple of years, since we like to keep our tree lights on nonstop throughout December. And no worries about fires since these babies put out zero heat. My only dislike is that they contain some white LEDs. Call me old-fashioned, but I don’t think they belong on a color strand. But they are hardly noticeable unless you look for them.”
The first known electrically illuminated Christmas tree was the creation of Edward H. Johnson, an associate of inventor Thomas Edison. While he was vice president of the Edison Electric Light Company, a predecessor of today's Con Edison electric utility, he had Christmas tree light bulbs especially made for him. He proudly displayed his Christmas tree, which was hand-wired with 80 red, white and blue electric incandescent light bulbs the size of walnuts, on December 22, 1882 at his home on Fifth Avenue in New York City. Local newspapers ignored the story, seeing it as a publicity stunt. However, it was published by a Detroit newspaper reporter, and Johnson has become widely regarded as the Father of Electric Christmas Tree Lights. By 1900, businesses started stringing up Christmas lights behind their windows.[14] Christmas lights were too expensive for the average person; as such, electric Christmas lights did not become the majority replacement for candles until 1930.[15]

In the Western world, rolls of brightly colored paper with secular or religious Christmas/winter/Hanukkah motifs are manufactured for the purpose of giftwrapping presents. The display of Christmas villages has also become a tradition in many homes during this season. Other traditional decorations include bells, candles, candy canes, garland, stockings, wreaths, snow globes, and angels. Snow sheets are made specifically for simulating snow under a tree or village.


Christmas lights using incandescent bulbs are somewhat notorious for being difficult to troubleshoot and repair. In the 1950s and 1960s, the series circuit connected light sets would go completely dark when a single bulb failed. So in the fairly recent past, the mini-lights have come with shunts to allow a set to continue to operate with a burned out bulb. However, if there are multiple bulb failures or a shunt is bad, the string can still fail. There are two basic ways to troubleshoot this: a one by one replacement with a known good bulb, or by using a test light to find out where the voltage gets interrupted. One example made specifically for Christmas lights is the LightKeeper Pro. For additional information, see the troubleshooting section of the Holiday lighting technology article.
“I bought three sets of these a while back and just ordered three more! I seriously spent hours on Amazon and other sites trying to find the best deal on string lights (length and bulb size versus price) and these do not disappoint. Glad I did my homework! I hung mine in my loft, and I get so many compliments on them. The lights are bright but definitely not too intense, and the bulbs are fairly durable.”

This Santa’s sleigh is made with rigid sisal material wrapped around a wire frame creating a strong and durable holiday trimming. It is pre-lit with 70 white mini LED lights that make this decoration sparkle and shine. This sleigh features a two-tone look and is trimmed with an ornate red ribbon and bow. Display this seasonal decoration in indoor or outdoor locations.
18.25 in. Winter Light Santa Claus with Jacquard 18.25 in. Winter Light Santa Claus with Jacquard Jacket Christmas Decoration. From the Winter Light Collection. Santa has set out to start delivering gifts to children everywhere. Features a gold colored jacket and hat with a sparkling silver pattern. Santa carries a bag full of gifts holly berries and pine ...  More + Product Details Close
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.
Created and patented by coastal North Carolina crab trap maker Nicky Harvey and handcrafted by local commercial fishing family members. Built from durable PVC coated crab trap wire it can stand up to rain and snow for years. Displays beautifully outdoors or indoors with the nautical or traditional decor. Opens for display in minutes and easily folds flat again for compact storage.
This Santa’s sleigh is made with rigid sisal material wrapped around a wire frame creating a strong and durable holiday trimming. It is pre-lit with 70 white mini LED lights that make this decoration sparkle and shine. This sleigh features a two-tone look and is trimmed with an ornate red ribbon and bow. Display this seasonal decoration in indoor or outdoor locations.
For a more traditional holiday light, you will want to use a C7 or C9. These are the cone-shape lights you'll find most often in home improvement and convenience stores. The difference in these lights is size and wattage, with C9 being a little bigger and easier to see from a distance. Both come in frosted or clear color bulbs and are great for illuminating both your house and trees.

Friends and family are sure to gobble up our turkey lighted ornamental this holiday season! This pre-lit ornamental features a festive-looking, plump turkey in colors of gold, russet, orange, and red, with 10 clear mini lights strung from behind with 28" of lead wire on a white cord. Beautifully crafted of PVC, our shimmering feathered friend measures 16" tall and is UL listed for indoor or outdoor display. A suction cup is included for hanging, with no assembly required. A brilliant way to brighten your holidays!

The illuminated Christmas tree became established in the United Kingdom during Queen Victoria's reign, and through emigration spread to North America and Australia. In her journal for Christmas Eve 1832, the delighted 13-year-old princess wrote, "After dinner.. we then went into the drawing-room near the dining-room. There were two large round tables on which were placed two trees hung with lights and sugar ornaments. All the presents being placed round the trees".[9] Until the availability of inexpensive electrical power in the early twentieth century, miniature candles were commonly (and in some cultures still are) used.
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