Outdoor Christmas Lights Ideas for the Roof
White LED C9 Lights
Line the roof and eaves with large white C9 bulbs and use smaller 5MM LED lights to wrap trees and shrubs.Get This Look!
Candy Cane Christmas Roof Lights
Alternate red and cool white LED lights on the roof with single or dounle color patterns.Get This Look!
Christmas Present Christmas Roof Lights
Light the house like a Christmas present using alternating red and green lights. Ideas include alternating every other bulb, or placing bulbs together in groups of two. Net lights on bushes complete the look.Get This Look!
Colored Lights on the Roof
Create a colorful roof top display using transparent, opaque, or LED lights. Opaque bulbs look like pieces of candy in a gingerbread house, while multicolor LED lights shine a glow that can be seen from afar. Create single, two or three color light patterns to switch up the display each year.Get This Look!
Video: Christmas Light Themes for the RoofLED Lights: Popular outdoor Christmas light ideas for the roof include C9 Christmas lights, a bulb large enough to be seen in full color from the road. The size of the C9 creates a visual impact to draw attention to your house. Add some ground lighting, including walkways and lighted trees, and a Christmas house is complete from roof to curb. Ideas in Christmas light themes help to personalize roof outlines, are easy to achieve using bulbs and stringers, and can be customized every season for a new or updated theme. Choose clear or warm white LED lights for a soft white light, or cool white LED lights for more of an ice color light.
Hanging Icicle Lights
Decorate homes for the holidays with icicle lights and create a Victorian era dream house. Add red bows to light posts and wreaths and greenery for classic Christmas decorating ideas.Get This Look!
Short Drop Icicle Lights
Hang icicle lights from the roof and outline rooftops with C9 bulbs for a well-lit Christmas home. Short drops look especially bright on stucco and other flat surfaces.Get This Look!
Combining Icicles and C9 Lights Together
A unique idea in decorating the roof for Christmas is to use All-in-One Plus light clips to hang both C9 bulbs and icicle strings together. Switch the color patterns for extra holiday fun.Get This Look!
Hanging Icicle Lights for a Winter IdeaTraditional Icicle Lights: Icicle lights are available in long and short drops. Long drop icicle lights can vary in length up to 24". Use icicles on rooflines for an elegant icy appearance, choosing clear incandescent or warm or cool white LED lights. Add a few prelit Christmas wreaths to windows and doors with red bows for a classic traditional Christmas house, or place candles in the windows for added warmth.
Animated Light Ideas for the RooflineAnimated Grand Cascade Lights and Falling Icicles are easy to screw into standard C9 and C7 sockets. LED lights fall in varying patterns, and Grand Cascade tubes are available in a variety of colors from cool white to red and green.
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DIY Hanging Christmas Lights
Learn how to hang Christmas lights outside. In just 7 simple steps lights can be hung along the roof for a stunning Christmas lights display.
Christmas Lights Power Consumption
How much power do my Christmas lights use? A common question we get is how much power do Christmas lights actually use? You have to make a few calculations to understand the power demands of your lights. Before doing so, it helps to understand a little electricity 101.