Christmas Light Clips Guide

Knowing which christmas light clip to use make hanging lights easy!
By Kelli Harvey | Updated Aug 24, 2021

Informational

Christmas Light Clips Quick Reference

Click on the type of light strings you want to hang for a full list of clips you can use and installation instructions!

C7/C9 Light Bulbs and Stringers (removable bulbs)

Clips For Shingles and Gutters

How to Install The All In One Clip

  1. Slide the socket of your C7/C9 bulbs into the circular ring of your all in one clip.
  2. Once all of your lights have clips attached, slide the tab underneath your shingle, the folding tab at the end helps to hold the clip securely in place. All in One clips will hang lights facing vertically when placed on shingles.
  3. If using this clip on gutters, just slide the clip over the lip of your gutter so that the flat portion of the tab is against the backside of your gutter and the bulbs are facing horizontally or straight out.

How to Install The All In One Plus Clip

  1. Slide C7 or C9 bulbs inside the curved latches at one end of the clip
  2. If hanging lights on gutters and planning to hang two light types at once, you can fit your icicle string lights into the small anterior hook at the other end of the clip. However, you may find it easier to hang all of your C7/C9 strings and then come back and attach the icicle lights to the clips.
  3. Once all of your lights have clips attached, slide the tab underneath your shingle. When used on shingles, the lights will have a vertical orientation and the hook will rest at the top of the shingle.
  4. For installation on gutters, just slide the clip over the lip of your gutter so that the flat portion of the tab is against the backside of your gutter and the bulbs are facing horizontally or straight out. The hook for mini lights should be just under the lip of the gutter and available for use.

How to Install the Omni All In One Clip

  1. Slide C7 or C9 bulbs inside the wider curved latches at one end of the clip
  2. If hanging lights on gutters and planning to hang two light types at once, you can fit your icicle mini lights into the small anterior hook at the other end of the clip. However, you may find it easier to hang all of your C7/C9 strings and then come back and attach the icicle lights to the clips.
  3. Once all of your lights have clips attached, slide the tab underneath your shingle. When used on shingles, the lights will have a vertical orientation and the hook will rest at the top of the shingle with the serrated edge firmly gripping the underside of your shingle..
  4. For installation on gutters, just slide the clip over the lip of your gutter so that the serrated portion of the tab is against the backside of your gutter and the bulbs are facing horizontally or straight out. The hook for icicle lights should be just under the lip of the gutter and available for use.

Clips For Shingles Only

C9 light bulb hanging vertically on shingles using the biaxial shingle tab
Bi Axial Shingle Tab Vertical Orientation
c7 bulbs hanging horizontally on a biaxial shingle tab
Bi Axial Shingle Tab Horizontal Orientation

Clips For Gutters Only

Clips For Flat Surfaces

c9 bulb attached to combo c clip on flat surface
Combo C Clip with C9 Bulb

C7/C9 Light Strings (bulbs not removable)

Clips For Shingles and Gutters

How to Install the LED All-In-One Clip

  1. Slide C7 or C9 sockets inside the wider curved latches at one end of the clip
  2. Once all of your lights have clips attached, slide the tab underneath your shingle. When used on shingles, the lights will have a vertical orientation and the serrated edge will firmly grip the underside of your shingle.
  3. For installation on gutters, just slide the clip over the lip of your gutter so that the serrated portion of the tab is against the backside of your gutter and the bulbs are facing horizontally or straight out.
LED all in one light clip works with c7/c9 led light strings on gutters and shingles.
LED All In One on Gutters
led all in one light clip on shingles with c9 light string
LED All In One on Shingles

How to Install The All In One Clip

  1. Slide the socket of your C7/C9 bulbs into the circular ring of your all in one clip.
  2. Once all of your lights have clips attached, slide the tab underneath your shingle, the folding tab at the end helps to hold the clip securely in place. All in One clips will hang lights facing vertically when placed on shingles.
  3. If using this clip on gutters, just slide the clip over the lip of your gutter so that the flat portion of the tab is against the backside of your gutter and the bulbs are facing horizontally or straight out.
C9 led light strings hanging on gutters with all in one light clips
All In One on Gutters
C9 led light strings hanging on shingles with all in one light clips
All In One on Shingles

Clips For Gutters Only

C6 Strawberry, G12 Raspberry and Mini String Lights

Clips for Shingles and Gutters

How to Install the Omni All In One Clip

  1. If applicable, slide C7 or C9 bulbs inside the wider curved latches at one end of the clip or your mini light sockets into the smallest opening at the end of your clip leaving the wider portion open.
  2. If hanging lights on gutters and planning to hang two light types at once, you can fit your icicle lights or any other string light variety into the small anterior hook at the other end of the clip. However, you may find it easier to start by attaching and hanging all of your C7/C9 strings or mini lights to the rounded portion of the clip as described in step 1 and then come back to attach the string lights to the hook on your clips.
  3. Once all of your lights have clips attached, slide the tab underneath your shingle. When used on shingles, the lights will have a vertical orientation and the hook will rest at the top of the shingle with the serrated edge firmly gripping the underside of your shingle.
  4. For installation on gutters, just slide the clip over the lip of your gutter so that the serrated portion of the tab is against the backside of your gutter and the bulbs are facing horizontally or straight out. The hook for icicle lights should be just under the lip of the gutter and available for use.

How to Install The All In One Plus Clip

  1. If applicable, slide your C7 or C9 bulbs inside the curved latches at one end of the clip.
  2. If hanging lights on gutters and planning to hang two light types at once, you can fit your icicle string lights into the small anterior hook at the other end of the clip. However, you may find it easier to hang all of your C7/C9 strings and then come back and attach the mini lights to the clips.
  3. Once all of your lights have clips attached, slide the tab underneath your shingle. When used on shingles, the lights will have a vertical orientation and the hook will rest at the top of the shingle.
  4. For installation on gutters, just slide the clip over the lip of your gutter so that the flat portion of the tab is against the backside of your gutter and the bulbs are facing horizontally or straight out. The hook for mini lights should be just under the lip of the gutter and available for use.

How to Install The All In One Clip

  1. Slide the socket of your C6 Strawberry LED mini lights into the circular ring of your all in one clip. Then squeeze and twist the ends of the clip together so that the ring fits tightly around the light socket.
  2. Once all of your lights have clips attached, slide the tab underneath your shingle, the folding tab at the end helps to hold the clip securely in place. All in One clips will hang lights facing vertically when placed on shingles.
  3. If using this clip on gutters, just slide the clip over the lip of your gutter so that the flat portion of the tab is against the backside of your gutter and the bulbs are facing horizontally or straight out.

How to Install the LED All-In-One Clip

  1. Slide mini LED light sockets inside the smallest curved latches at one end of the clip
  2. Once all of your lights have clips attached, slide the tab underneath your shingle. When used on shingles, the lights will have a vertical orientation and the serrated edge will firmly grip the underside of your shingle.
  3. For installation on gutters, just slide the clip over the lip of your gutter so that the serrated portion of the tab is against the backside of your gutter and the bulbs are facing horizontally or straight out.
LED all in one light clip hangs mini string lights on gutters.
LED All In One Clip on Gutters with C6 Lights
led all in one light clips are designed to hang led mini lights on shingles
LED All In One on Shingles with LED Mini Lights

Clips For Gutters Only

Clips For Windows And Other Smooth Surfaces

Creative Uses For Mini Light Clips:

  • Create heart, christmas tree and star shapes on windows or spell out letters.
  • Outline window frames for Christmas or anytime of year.
  • Add ambient room lighting by outlining your mirror with lights.
  • Hang icicle lights from windows, mirrors or glass.

Icicle String Lights

Gutters Only

If you are planning to hang icicle lights as well as other light styles...

How to Install The All In One Plus Clip

  1. If applicable, slide your C7 or C9 bulbs inside the curved latches at one end of the clip.
  2. If you are planning to hang two light types at once, you can fit your icicle string lights into the small anterior hook at the other end of the clip. However, you may find it easier to hang all of your C7/C9 strings and then come back and hook the icicle lights to the clips. If you are only hanging icicle lights, it is easiest to place the clip on the gutter and then hang your lights from the hook.
  3. To install the All In One Plus clip, just slide the open edge of the clip over the lip of your gutter so that the flat portion of the tab is against the backside of your gutter and the bulbs are facing horizontally or straight out. The hook for to hang your lights should be just under the lip of the gutter and available for use.

How to Install the Omni All In One Clip

  1. If applicable, slide C7 or C9 bulbs inside the wider curved latches at one end of the clip or your mini light sockets into the smallest opening at the end of your clip leaving the wider portion open.
  2. If you are planning to hang two light types at once, you can fit your icicle lights or any other string light variety into the small anterior hook at the other end of the clip. However, you may find it easier to start by attaching and hanging all of your C7/C9 strings or mini lights to the rounded portion of the clip as described in step 1 and then come back to attach the string lights to the hook on your clips. If you are only hanging icicle lights, it is easiest to place the clip on the gutter and then hang your lights from the hook.
  3. To install, just slide the clip over the lip of your gutter so that the serrated portion of the tab is against the backside of your gutter and the bulbs are facing horizontally or straight out. The hook for icicle lights should be just under the lip of the gutter and available for use.

Molded Icicle and Grand Cascade Light Tubes

Gutters Only

Rope Light

rope lights held in place with crocodile clips
Crocodile Clips Hold Rope Light on a Porch Railing

Clips For Specialty Surfaces

brick-clip-for-hanging-christmas-lights.jpg
Brick Clip
siding hook for hanging christmas lights on vinyl siding
Siding Hook
tile clip for hanging christmas lights
Tile Clip

Light Stakes For Walkways and Driveways

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