Brilliant! Try These Clever Hacks For Decorating With Christmas Lights

While there is some debate about when you should start decorating for Christmas (pre-Thanksgiving versus post-Thanksgiving), we can all agree that holiday lights are very festive and fun to see around town.

If you want some quick and simple tips for installing Christmas lights around your home, you’ve come to the right place. We’ll also show you some creative things to do with lights. Many of these holiday hacks will save you time and money, and all of them will help make your home look great for the holidays!.

Brighten Up A Wooden Basket Using Lights And Ornaments

Brighten Up A Wooden Basket Using Lights And Ornaments
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This little DIY ornament basket will be what all your holiday guests talk about around the fireplace this season. It’s both simple and elegant, not to mention beyond festive! The best part? You can have a few of them lying around the house, each basket housing different colored ornaments.

We suggest running to your closest home goods store to find the perfect wooden basket. Then, pick out an assortment of different decorative ornaments in the same color palate, such as varying shades of gold. Lastly, layer the ornaments and white Christmas lights to get a beautiful display!