How to budget for your Christmas Lights

Baby’s First Christmas Tree

  • November 7, 2016

The perfect accent to a nursery is a 'Baby's First Christmas Tree. The past few years has shown us great tree ideas to celebrate our littlest elves.  Nursery trees are a great way to commemorate their first precious year, whether you are creating it for your very own little one or giving one away as a gift, you'll see that it's super simple to create this sweet giftt. Follow the steps below to make a great Baby's first Christmas tree.Picking a Tree: Make sure you have seen the nursery prior to picking out a tree or ask the new parents what color would best suit the room. You can choose to be in keeping...

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Christmas Lights on a Budget

  • October 20, 2014

  You know the season is here when you start to see Christmas light installations around town, especially at the local shopping centers. Like many of you I love the look of huge trees, lit from their base to the end of their branch tips. This type of Christmas light installation takes a ton of lights and a lot labor. It also often calls for special equipment to be brought in to safely install the lights over the canopy. Unfortunately, it's not in everyone’s budget to have this done to their trees. That is, until now. Here's how you can do your Christmas Lights on a Budget We are offering...

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12 Days of Christmas Lyrics

  • November 14, 2011

The Twelve Days of Christmas song lyrics: On the first day of Christmas, My true love sent to me A partridge in a pear tree. On the second day of Christmas, My true love sent to me Two turtle doves, And a partridge in a pear tree. On the third day of Christmas, My true love sent to me Three French hens, Two turtle doves, And a partridge in a pear tree. On the fourth day of Christmas, My true love sent to me Four calling birds, Three French hens, Two turtle doves, And a partridge in a pear tree. On the fifth day of Christmas, My true love sent to me Five golden rings, Four calling birds, Three...

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DWF Christmas Lights on How to Light a Christmas Tree: Part 2 techniques

  • October 12, 2011

by Maria Bargellini  If  you read part one of this post you should have a good idea of any considerations that have to be made prior to picking a technique. If you haven't read part one of "How to light a Christmas tree" click here.  The Scallop Wrap This is the most common or "old fashion" way of stringing lights on a Christmas tree. The lights are scalloped on the tree in the same way most people put garland on. Part your tree in 3-4 evenly spaced sections, ie every 2 feet on a 6 foot tree. Use the branches to hang lights and let them hang in between. Make sure that your wraps are not too tight...

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DWF Christmas Lights on How to Light a Christmas Tree: Part 1- Where to start

  • October 10, 2011

How do you wrap a Christmas Tree with lights? Well that depends on a few things; How big the tree is: If it's too big , say 12 feet, you might want to do a simple wrap. If it's shorter you can try your hand at using a more professional type of wrapping like a branch wrap. In terms of the amount of lights 100 lights for every 1' is the average amount used for a nicely lit tree. For less dense trees you can use 100 lights for every 1 1/2 feet and if you like lot of lights and you double the amount of lights, just be sure to use proper installation techniques. How much time you have: Some techniques...

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LED Christmas Lights Dallas

  • December 6, 2010

This home has all 4 sides decorated with warm white LED C9 bulbs. It also has red berry, "Razzleberry" LED mini lights on the shrubs and "Ice Drop"  tube lights on the tree, entry way and breezeway. It's on the Highland Park carriage trail and it is a must see this holiday season. DFW Christmas Lights and The Outdoor Lighting Expert are owned and operated by Dallas Curb Appeal Inc.

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Christmas Lighting Ideas: Videos

  • October 6, 2010

Christmas Lighting Display set to Carol of the Bells, which is a fantastic song to use for this purpose. It's a great display--worth the time to watch. Song is called Carol of the Bells--read the lyrics here. DFW Christmas Lights is owned and operated by Dallas Curb Appeal, A full service Landscape Contractor helping you Love Where You Live.

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Where to see Christmas Lights in Dallas, Texas

  • October 5, 2010

By Maria Bargellini of DFW Christmas Lights, Holiday Lighting Installers, Dallas. I'm no youngster but I love Christmas Lighting Displays and so will you and your family. There's just something magical about dancing lights in the darkness. Think Reindeer jumping over your car as you drive along. How fantastic is that!  Your visit to Grand Prairie will be worth the travel time. And once you see the 4 million lights on display for 2 miles--The worlds longest light tunnel. You and your family will be glad you came to visit. But wait --there's more--- They also have a Holiday Magic light show....

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Christmas Lights Dallas, Plano, Frisco, SouthLake, McKinney:

  • August 13, 2010

Small, Medium, and Large Christmas Lighting Displays By Maria Bargelini of DFW Christmas Lights .Com. Your source for Christmas lighting in Dallas Not sure what you want or what you can afford? Below are some general descriptions of small, medium and large jobs. Prices vary depending on the size of the home. Things like the height of the roof, width of trees, length of paths, the addition of greenery, and difficulty of installation will determine final cost. Small Jobs (less than $500): Most companies won't even quote a job this small.  At DFW Christmas Lights we have a separate crew dedicated...

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Christmas Lighting Ideas: LED Lights

  • August 13, 2010

By Maria Bargellini of DFW Christmas Lights The hottest trend in Christmas Lighting is still LED's, or Light emitting diodes for you techies. The manufacturers continually surprise us with new shapes and sizes and even colors. Below are the Pro's and Con's of these energy saving lights. Pros The LED's don't get hot--although they will be warm LED's use up to 90% times less energy than their incandescent counterparts. Exact percentages vary by manufacture. You can connect 50 LED light strands compared to 6 incandescent strands end to end. LED's can last up to 100,000 hours Beautiful vibrant...

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