18 DeLIGHTfully Creative Uses of Christmas Lights

Tired of hanging up the same old Christmas decorations year after year? This holiday season, spice up those boring strands into one of these unusual deLIGHTS!

Bare bulbs are so last Christmas. Dress them up with Dixie Cups…

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Or tulle…

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Or throw on some of these plastic bows that you likely own in surplus…

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Or paper cupcake casings!

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If you’re fancy, consider springing for the tin casings and matching cookie cutters.

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You could always go outside and grab a few twigs…

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Or take a day off work to build this elaborate lighted twig chandelier.

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Did you ball up your twigs in frustration? Not to worry! Throw some lights on your twig spheres, and toss them in an outdoor birdbath!

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You can stuff Christmas lights into almost anything. Like Mason Jars…

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Wine bottles…

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Basically any odd-shaped glass container.

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Have an extra white canvas? Poke some lights through it, and VOILA – Christmas art!

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You can even craft a decorative curtain for your bed…

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Or your door!

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What about this fun zig-zaggedy Christmas tree for your wall?

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“Burned out” on these ideas? Make cute bows for your Christmas presents…

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Or fuller bows for home decor!

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Don’t overcomplicate things. At the very least, you can manage to twirl a few lights around your dog for a fun photo op (or comic relief).

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Enjoy your newly upcycled Christmas decor!


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