The holiday season is an extremely busy time of year. You have to attend work holiday functions and social gatherings, you have to find the perfect gifts for the people in your life, and you have to plan and prepare a feast for Christmas Day itself. With all this going on, it can be easy to forget about your outdoor Christmas lighting system. All of a sudden, Christmas is less than a week away and you're the only house on the street that doesn't have their outdoor Christmas lighting system displayed. But don't worry - there's still time to set up a last minute Christmas lighting system that will wow both your neighbors and your house guests this holiday season. Here's how it can be done:
Choose One Area or Focal Point
Illuminating your home and property from top to bottom this late in the holiday season might feel like a lot of work for only a short term reward. If you want to add some holiday spirit to your home but don't want to go all out, choose one area or focal point of your home to zero in on with your outdoor Christmas lighting design. Here are a few great areas you could focus on:
Front Porch -
The front porch of your house is an area that every houseguest, neighbour and stranger passing by will notice, and it's quite easy to decorate - even last minute! If you have pillars or posts that frame in this area, you can illuminate your front porch by wrapping string lights around these features. If you want something even simpler, you can hang an illuminated wreath from your door and wrap Christmas lights around your hand railings to tie the look together.
- Illuminating a stunning tree (or a series of stunning trees) in the front of your property can make a beautiful outdoor Christmas display all on its own. It's also quite easy to do and there are a lot of different lighting styles that give you the creative freedom to create a design that is unique to your home. Depending on the types of trees you have and the lighting style you are looking to achieve, you can use canopy wraps, trunk wraps, string lights and even base lights that can add an up-lighting effect.
Use Large Decor Items or Displays
Another way you can create a quick and easy last minute outdoor Christmas lighting design is to use large decor items like door and window wreaths, giant candy canes and life-sized toy soldiers. Front yard displays can also give you the holiday look you're searching for. For displays, consider illuminated signs with Christmas greetings, Santa and his sleigh, illuminated reindeer or even oversized presents.
Hire a Professional Company to Handle the Installation
If you are short on time this holiday season, the best solution is to hire a professional outdoor lighting company to install your Christmas lighting design. Not only will a profession company provide a quick and easy installation, but they'll also ensure that your design is installed correctly and safely. No trial and error. No loose wiring or short circuits. This will give you the peace of mind you need this season so you can focus on what really matters - enjoying the holiday with family and friends.
Contact Christmas Decor Oakville
Ready to get started on your last minute outdoor Christmas lighting design? Contact Christmas Decor today. Whether you're looking to illuminate one area of your home and property or you want an all-encompassing outdoor lighting design, our experienced team would be happy to bring your vision to life.