Decorating Year Round With Christmas Lights

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When it comes to decorating a home, everyone has their own taste, their own likes and dislikes. Most people will have one thing in common, they they are drawn to lighting. Lighting plays a very big role in interior design. You can instantly pack a punch, create interest and more. Having said that, decorated with white Christmas lights all year round may be very beneficial and well worth it.

These are simple products that can be used both inside and outside the home. There are many different types, like tube lighting. By using these on a walkway, it is a great way to invite people and draw them to a certain area, whether that area is the front door or the garden. Or, decorating the tree with a string of white Christmas lights, can really make the home stand out.

Christmas lights have really changed over the last few decades when they used to be totally colorful. Many preferred the sophistication that comes with the all white lighting. As well, different bulbs have been created, providing more choices to the consumer. In essence, practically any look can be created because of these many choices. For example, with a twinkle lights hung on a tree, it can give the appearance of a bunch of stars twinkling.

Many people own tents, canopy, or gazebos. These provide great shelter for those who like to entertain outdoors. Hanging a string of lights or a tube of lighting around the perimeter by attaching them to the frame provides a beautiful look.

Moving indoors, there are a variety of ways in which they can be used not only for beauty but also for function. A long dark hallway can benefit from tube lighting attached to the base boards. These are energy savers, so they are a much better option and turning on a chandelier or other types of light fixtures. Another bonus that comes with these is that there is no need for an electrician to have them install. They simply need to be plugged into a wall outlet.

Regardless of the room, they can be strategically placed to provide for a great mood, good lighting, and great design. A good example of this is placing branches into a large vase and adorning them with a string of white Christmas lights. Even if this sits in a lonely corner that would otherwise go unnoticed, with this lighting, can become the focal point of the room.

It also look incredible tucked behind a couch. It'll give the subtlest of romantic light, just enough to relax and unwind while watching a great movie. But there is certainly much more than that. Basically, it's left up to the individual and his or her creativity and imagination. These can be used practically anywhere in the home, in any room.

Again, using tube lighting, it can be attached to the wall or ceiling around the perimeter of the room. Then, simply add molding an inch or two away from the tube. The effect will be incredible. Of course, these are only a few examples. There are many more things that a consumer can do to achieve great style, good lighting and great design with the help of white Christmas lights.
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Suzi Sinclair is a interior designer and writes about decorating on a dime. For more information on white Christmas lights and home improvement, visit www.hardtofinditems.com.

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This article was published on 2011/03/30