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Outdoor Christmas Light Decorations

Outdoor Christmas Lights

Of all the Christmas light ideas and themes, I think outdoor Christmas lights work better because of the flexibility and different types of trees, shrubs, bushes and other things you can attach lights to to make a great Christmas scene and statement.

This is a fun article to write because there are so many options to choose from for outdoor Christmas lights, that it offers an endless variety of outdoor Christmas light examples to show you.

I've included a number of them to give you some great inspiration, but don't be intimidated by the number of lights and quality of the outdoor Christmas light designs, as they're here to give you ideas from each part of it that you might want to incorporate into your outdoor Christmas light strategy, not to make you think you have to have the whole thing for it to look good.

You know your yard better than anyone else, and so each one of these outdoor Christmas light scenes and Christmas yard decorations below are to generate some ideas that may specifically work with your type of house and landscaping.

With that in mind, enjoy the wonderful outside Christmas lights yard decorations below.

  • Outdoor LED Christmas Lights
    Outdoor LED (Light Emitting Diodes) Christmas lights are a great way to present a Christmas theme in your yard, and are in most ways superior to incandescent Christmas lights, with the exception of price. The benefits of outdoor LED Christmas...
  • Icicle Lights
    Icicle Christmas lights have probably become the most popular among all Christmas lights, especially with the outdoors Christmas lights, and there's a good reason for that - they look fantastic! This of course doesn't mean they aren't for indoor...

Purple Christmas Lights Display on Tree

While I enjoy all Christmas light colors, when you put individual colors in certain situations they can look outstanding, as you can see from these outdoor purple Christmas lights on this tree. What a fantastic looking Christmas yard decoration to have.

Purple Outdoor Christmas Lights

  • Musical Christmas Lights and Figures
    Christmas lights and music are among my favorite Christmas decorations, and I always put them up in our home during the holiday season. All the little children visiting love them, and they are a real hit with them and the adults as well. One other...
  • Red Christmas Lights
    Red Christmas lights are a wonderful way to decorate the inside or outside of your house, and they give off a much different look than other solid-colored Christmas light decorations and themes, like you see below in the photos. Another way to use...

White Outdoor Christmas Lights

Here's another look at how good a single-colored set of outdoor Christmas lights can look on a tree, and in this case, multiple trees. I really like how these lights were spaced, which give it an even more extraordinary look than it would have had without it being set so carefully. Nice outdoor Christmas light display.

Clear Outdoor Christmas Lights

  • Green Christmas Lights
    Being one of the colors of Christmas, green is a terrific option for Christmas lights, and are a great way to add relevant color to Christmas decorations which will reflect the holiday season. This is why I gathered together some photos of green...
  • Personalized Christmas Stocking
    Personalized Christmas stockings are a wonderful way to create great Christmas joy, delight and memories, as whether it's for a newborn, pet, or your wonderful children and grandchildren, everyone loves to see their name on their stocking,...
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Terrific Outdoor Christmas Light Display

Many times less is more, and I think in the case of this outdoor Christmas light display it is really true. Basically you have two colors, and the lavender-colored lights on the trees with the clear light highlights work well together.

One tip here is part of what makes a terrific Christmas light display in your yard is how you landscaped your yard in the first place. The reason the below decorations look so fantastic is because the symmetry of the trees as they lined up with the house behind it.

Lavender Outdoor Christmas Tree Lights

  • Novelty Christmas Lights
    What fun having novelty Christmas lights are, which could mean unique lights like rope lights, or the shapes surrounding the light bulb like stars, bells and cartoon characters, among others. We have a bunch of these at home, and our Christmas...

Another Fantastic Minimalist Light Display

When I talk about minimalist light displays, I'm not referring to the number of lights used, but rather the use of few colors to make a great looking decorative design.

Here again we have the strong use of clear lights with the inclusion of what appears to be aqua blue lights to accentuate the overall feel.

Beautiful White and Blue Christmas Lights

  • Solar Christmas Lights
    Solar Christmas lights can be a great addition to our Christmas light décor, and of course can be placed where you want them without needing to worry about whether there's an electric plug outlet or not, as long as there's enough sun to energize...
  • Christmas Stocking Kits
    What's great about finding some fun Christmas stocking kits is the many things of value connected to them. You could get together with a group of friends and enjoy using a kit for making Christmas stockings as a good excuse to spend time together. ..

Fun Outdoor Christmas Light Décor

Now here's the exact opposite of the minimalist Christmas lights, as these loud colors seem to burst out of the scenery. My favorite is the tree with the three different colored lights.

Even with all the loud colors, for some reason this really works for me.

Multi-colored Outdoor Christmas Light Display

  • Snowman Christmas Stocking
    The snowman has been a part of Christmas seemingly as much as he's been a part of winter, and children and adults alike continue to be delighted by this plump, jolly character who invades our thoughts and imaginations during the winter and Christmas.
  • Garland Christmas Lights
    Garland Christmas lights are a terrific way to decorate your home, whether inside or outside, and the inclusion of the garland and lights as a one-piece Christmas decoration makes it very simple and easy to put up. Depending on how long they are,...

Christmas Lights Outdoors

Outdoor Christmas lights are so compelling to me, not only for their beauty themselves, but the promise for family and friends of the delights which may await them inside the house. Great fun, and one of the reasons Christmas is such a great time of the year.

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