12/08/2012 08:55 am ET | Updated Dec 10, 2012

Tacky Christmas Lights Displays (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Decorating homes, lawns and trees with decorative lights is one of the most beloved holiday traditions. Tastefully executed Christmas decorations can evoke a sense of awe and grandeur.

On the rare occasion when people go overboard with Christmas decorations, the results are similar to what a toddler looks like when let loose with paint -- amazing, funny, and somehow still beautiful.

Click through the slideshow to see some of the tackiest Christmas lights displays

Tacky Christmas Decorations

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