Christmas Lights Aren't Just For Trees

Let your home sparkle and shine for the holidays. With mantel decorating ideas and making spirits bright (in the bar), here are five creative and fun ways to use white string lights in your holiday decor.

Dress Up A Silver Tray with White String Lights

Here is one the easiest Christmas decorating ideas ever. It's fun and festive, and all you need is a short strand of white string lights. You can plug them in if you have a nearby outlet, or use a battery operated strand. Take the strand and wrap it around a silver tray. Add holly leaves, colored ball ornaments, a dish of fresh raspberries and two champagne flutes. This will make your spirits bright in the bar! For more stylish and effortlessly chic holiday ideas, take a peek at the entire holiday home tour.

Holiday Mantel with White Lights and Fresh Greenery

Don't forget your mantel when decorating for the holidays. Add white string lights, holiday garland and white candles for a classic and elegant look. You can use prelit garland to make decorating easier. If you love the smell of fresh greenery, cut some from your backyard and weave white lights throughout the branches. Embellish with a strand of sparkling ornament garland for a festive display. View the entire holiday home tour for more creative and fun ideas.

Sparkling Reflections

Set up eye-catching decor in your entryway or living room by draping a mirror with a battery-powered lighted Christmas garland. The twinkling lights will reflect off the mirror and other metallic accents to create a luminous effect. It's an effortlessly chic way to light up the room in style.

Layered Garland with a Sparkle

A garland that's layered offers incredible allure for your holiday decorating. Here, magnolia serves as the base, but cedar and lavender thistle are woven in for depth and texture, while lights add sparkle. Tis the season to be merry and bright!


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