5 Unique Ideas for Decorating with Christmas Lights this Season

By Dan Kobialka  •  December 01, 2017

Looking to transform your front lawn into a winter wonderland? With holiday lights, you can do just that.

Holiday lights displays are commonplace across the United States in the weeks and days leading up to Christmas. Yet any homeowner can set up a traditional holiday lights display on his or her front lawn. To capture the holiday spirit like never before, now may be a good time to consider innovative ways to decorate your front lawn with holiday lights.

Ultimately, there are many unique ways to decorate with holiday lights, such as:

1. Brighten Up Your Walkways with Luminary Bags

Line your walkways with a series of luminary bags, and you can add a hint of the holidays to your home's exterior.

Luminary bags offer a simple, effective way to brighten up exterior walkways. They feature various holiday designs – including snowflakes and stars – that are sure to help put your guests into the holiday spirit.

2. Make Your Lamp Post Dazzle

A lamp post is more than just an exterior light. In fact, you can string holiday lights across your lamp post to make a bold and exciting statement with your holiday décor.

It probably won't take long to attach holiday lights to a lamp post itself. Meanwhile, you can replace the lamp post's traditional bulb with a red or green bulb to further differentiate your holiday lights display from your neighbors'.

3. Create a Holiday Candyland

For those who want a "sweet" holiday lights extravaganza, there is no shortage of candy-themed options that you can use to create a one-of-a-kind holiday candyland.

Alternating red and white holiday lights around your home's roof and windows offers a great way to establish a candy cane holiday lights theme. Additionally, you can pick up giant peppermints, gingerbread houses and other candy-themed holiday lights to bring your vision of a holiday candyland to life.

4. Dangle Icicle Lights from Your Front Porch

Icicle lights are easy to hang on roof awnings, overhangs, peaks and windows. These holiday lights also come in many different colors, enabling you to create fun, exciting color combinations that will help your holiday lights display stand out.

Awe-inspiring cascading icicle lights are available too. Cascading icicle lights give the effect of subtle motion, allowing you to set up a captivating holiday lights display that your guests won't soon forget.

5. Bring a White Christmas to Your Front Lawn

Thanks to snowfall lights, everyone can enjoy a white Christmas. Snowfall lights replicate the look of falling snowflakes, and as a result, will help you craft an unbelievable wintertime scene on your front lawn.

The combination of snowfall lights and ornaments in a broad array of bright colors is ideal. Together, snowfall lights and ornaments ensure you can create a spectacular holiday lights display, regardless of where you live.

When it comes to holiday lights displays, don't be afraid to step outside the box. If you take advantage of the aforementioned holiday lights decorating ideas, you can produce a charming holiday lights display unlike any other in your neighborhood. 



Dan Kobialka Dan Kobialka Dan Kobialka is a freelance blogger, copywriter, editor, reporter and writer. Dan holds a M.A. in Print and Multimedia Journalism from Emerson College and a B.A. in English from Bridgewater State University. In his free time, Dan enjoys jogging, traveling, playing sports, touring breweries and watching football.


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