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12/10/2015 09:20 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

19 Christmas Lighting Ideas So Gorgeous, You'll Wish You'd Seen Them Sooner

Nothing makes a home look merry and bright quite like Christmas lights. Each year, you can't wait to put the string lights around the tree, add shimmering ornaments to your yard, or fill your cozy corners with glowing luminaries. Well, get ready for an even brighter Christmas, with these 19 new ideas that we're pretty sure will immediately become a new yearly decor custom in your home.

1. Make a Shimmering Boxwood Wreath

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Project via Pastels + Macarons

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2. Turn Foam Board into a Glittering Village

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Project via Windgate Lane

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3. Tie Fabric Around LED Lights for a Lighted Garland

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Project via KS Craft Shack

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4. Fill Glass Jars with Strings of Fairy Lights

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Project via Making Lemonade

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5. Turn Tuna Cans into Lighted Wall Trees

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Project via Stow & Tell U

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6. Poke LED Lights Through a Canvas Message

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Project via Rhapsody in Rooms

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7. Make a Lighted Card Box

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Project via A Turtle's Life for Me

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8. DIY a Faux Forest of Glimmering Trees

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Project via The DIY Dreamer

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9. Craft This Twinkling Yarn Ball Wreath

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Project via KS Craft Shack

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10. Turn a Pallet Into a Lighted Sign

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Project via Fresh Crush

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11. Make Glowing Jars from String Lights and Tulle

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Project via Feathering My Nest

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12. Set a Blazing Christmas Countdown

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Project via The DIY Dreamer

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13. Dress a Rustic Mantel With a Mini Lit Tree

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Project via Funky Junk Interiors

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14. Turn a Shelf or Tabletop Into a Faux Mantel with Lights

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Project via Marty's Musings

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15. Amp Up a Simple Wreath with a Glowing Marquee

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Project via FrugElegance

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16. Use Plastic Bottles to Make Delicate Luminaries

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Project via A Piece of Rainbow

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17. Make a Huge Bulb-Filled Blessing

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Project via Uncommon Designs

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18. Set Your Own Shimmering Scenes in Shadowboxes

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Project via Making Lemonade

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19. Transform an Old Picture Into a Glowing Message

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Project via Fresh Crush

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For more amazing Christmas ideas, make sure to check out the Christmas decorations page on Hometalk!