20 Christmas Lights To Brighten Up Your Home This Holiday Season | CNN
To really evoke all the festive sensations, we must adorn our collective rooms. And while the shaft and all the trimmings are important facets of this process, there is one key element that literally everyone needs to invest in. Say it with us, friends: the lights!
Whether you’re lighting up your Christmas tree, lighting up a fireplace mantel garland, or wrapping the entire exterior of your home in thousands of sparkling (or multi-colored) lights, we’ve found the best, top-rated options that will make it happen. work … I hope with as little swearing and trampling as possible.
18ft Pretex Clear White Incandescent Christmas Lights ($ 10.99); amazon.com)
Pretex Clear White Incandescent
If you are dreaming of a white Christmas, these lights will help you make it happen. With over 8,000 positive reviews, these lights span 18 feet, include 100 bulbs, can attach to an additional five strands and because they are waterproof, they are also safe for outdoor use. Do you prefer a green thread? Do not be afraid, the brand makes them in this shade too much.
Home Accents Holiday 100-Light 29.5 ft.Warm White Mini LED
Similar, but different! This strand of 100 nearly 30-foot white mini-bulbs from Home Depot’s private label Home Accents Holiday has one major difference – they’re LED, which means they have 25,000 hours of use. Now it is an investment that pays off.
Lights of cosmic clusters
Add a beautiful warm glow to any space with this LED string light featuring faceted globe bulbs. Each strand offers ten different light settings – from twinkle to slow glow – and has an optional eight-hour timer.
Yihong battery operated lights
Sparkling string lights are a great way to add warmth and ambiance to any space in your home, just drape them around the centerpiece of your dining table, intertwine them in the middle some decor on a shelf or weave them around a wreath on your front door and you’ll be good to go. Waterproof, battery powered and remotely controlled, the lights not only have adjustable brightness, but also eight modes that can be turned on continuously.
LED and solar Christmas lights
Huacenmy Solar Christmas Lights
We don’t know about you, but we’re totally won over by the vintage vibe of these multi-colored strawberry-shaped outdoor lights. The best part, however, is that they run on solar power, requiring no plugs or batteries! The chain can be turned on and off via the solar panel and can switch between eight different light modes.
Maggift LED Curtain String Lights
Create an illuminated backdrop this holiday season with these bright color changing curtains that cover nearly 10 feet by 10 feet. Choose from warm white or multi-color and eight mode settings, the light curtains can be hung on walls, in doorways and are safe for indoor and outdoor use. Did we mention they come with a remote? Done and done.
30ft Aluan Meteor Shower Outdoor Lights
Move over the icicle lights – the meteor shower lights have a moment! Each strand includes 10 waterproof 12 inch tubes, giving the feeling of a meteor shower or snowfall. Hang them along your roof or among the branches of an outdoor tree for a cheerful display.
Lights.com 7-inch White Flameless Resin Taper Candles with Removable Gold Bases, Set of 8 ($ 45; lights.com)
Lights.com 7 Inch White Flameless Resin Cone
We love the ultra-traditional look of taper candles in windows this holiday season, and this set of eight from Lights.com is awesome (not to mention safety!). Available with a gold or silver base, the LED candles are battery-operated and remote-controlled, with a four- or eight-hour daily repeat timer. More to know: Flameless candles give off a soft, warm light and have suction cup bases, ensuring they will stay in place all winter long.
Home Accents Holiday 14.5-Foot Clear Incandescent Mini Ice Cube Lights at 300 Lights ($ 14.28; homedepot.com)
Home Accents Holiday 14.5 ft.300-Light Clear Incandescent Mini Ice Cube
Create a wintry decor with this indoor / outdoor rack of 300 mini ice cube lights, each giving off a warm white glow. Perfect for cascading down your roof or framing your perched railings, White Wire Lights have nearly 1,000 positive Home Depot reviews and can also be attached with two additional strands.
Home Accents Holiday 9.5 ft. 70-Light Cool White LED Dome Ice Cube
Add a fun and festive detail to your holiday decor with these icicle lights that feature five 3D snowflakes that hang in the breeze. Giving a cool white glow, the indoor / outdoor lights are 9.5 feet long, feature mini dome bulbs, and can be connected to 44 additional brackets. More to know: With over 260 positive reviews from The Home Depot, Long-lasting LEDs received a 4.5-star rating.
Kringle Traditions 10 feet 150 white lights ice cubes lights
We’ve never encountered an icicle light that we didn’t like, and that includes this Amazon favorite from Kringle Traditions. With over 1,300 positive reviews, the 10ft Glowing Strand includes 27 drops of ice cubes (ranging from 9 to 18 inches in length) and is sure to create Christmas magic wherever it lands.
Home Accents Holiday 70ft 300-Light Multi-Colored Mini Garland
The ancient nature of a multi-colored strand of light never fades, and this set from The Home Depot is a no-brainer. Priced under $ 10, the 70ft Indoor / Outdoor Strand of Mini Incandescent Lights can be attached to two additional strands, making them a great option for lighting up your Christmas tree or lighting up rows of bushes at outside. More to know: With over 1,700 positive reviews, the lamps have a solid 4.4 star rating.
18ft Wintergreen Multicolor Rope Light Kit
Looking for stylish and easy lighting this year? Your answer is this multi-colored light rope that can be installed in minutes and is perfect for everything from wrapping tree trunks to lining stairs. The easy-to-use kit includes an 18 foot indoor / outdoor incandescent string light, power cord, and hanging clips. More to know: You can connect up to 18 kits at a time.
Home Accents Holiday 32.6 ft.Multi-Color C9 50-Light LED
Add a major splash of color to your holiday appeal this year with this set of two multi-colored strands, each featuring chunky C9 bulbs. With over 500 positive Home Depot reviews, the lights can be hooked up to up to 44 additional strands, meaning you could probably cover your entire roof area if you really wanted to.
Whirl-a-Motion and Static LightShow Christmas Screening with 6 Slides ($ 32.98; homedepot.com)
LightShow Whirl-a-Motion Christmas Screening
Ready to skip the light strands this year? No problem, this light projector has you covered with six seasonal slide shows carrying messages like “Let it Snow” and “North Pole” that may swirl or remain static. Featuring bright LED lights, the spotlight is perfect for illuminating the front of your home with Christmas cheer.
XVDZS Christmas Red and Green Laser Lights Projector ($ 41.99; amazon.com)
XVDZS Christmas Red and Green Laser Lights Projector
What is red and green everywhere? Your home once this projector is installed! Featuring five designs including snowflakes, tinkling bells, Christmas trees, Santa Claus and a cute starry design, the waterproof projector is remote controlled, has a two to eight hour timer and is easy to install thanks to to the 16 foot power cord.
Brightown Store Christmas Snowflake Projector
Add a healthy dose of winter excitement to your space with this spotlight that shines crystalline snowflake and snowball designs wherever it is pointed. Featuring five modes, including three speeds and a static option, the waterproof floodlight is sure to complement your existing outdoor decorations.
Home Accents Holiday 4ft x 6ft 150 Clear Incandescent Mini Nets ($ 9.98; homedepot.com)
Home Accents Holiday 4ft x 6ft 150-Light Mini Clear Incandescent Net
If you know, you know: sharp lights are where they are! To make setup a breeze, simply drape the netting over any bushes, hedges or trees and voila, your vacation setup is complete in minutes. These lights have nearly 700 positive Home Depot reviews and can be paired with two additional strands. Do you prefer your nets in multicolored? Do not be afraid, Home Depot has them.
Home accents holiday 4ft x 6ft warm white LED light nets, 150-bulb
Yes, we do know, these look almost identical to the set above – the main difference is that this net features mini LED lights that last a lot longer (hence the higher price tag). Another differentiator? This set can be attached to nine additional light sets. Want to see more LED net lighting options? Explore The Home Depot’s Wide Selection here.
Joomer 12ft x 5ft 360 LED Christmas Net Lights
Decorating your hedges is about to be a cinch with this mesh paneled netting filled with multicolored lights. Connect up to three sets for more coverage, set a six hour timer on 18, and choose from eight modes for a light show effect.