Christmas Bubble Lights
Bubble Light Fun
When it comes to Christmas lights, or probably any light for that matter, bubble lights are by far my favorite light, and children everywhere, as well as adults, never seem to tire of these fascinating lights which are so fun to watch and observe.
Bubble lights are of course famous for bubbling while on the Christmas tree, and including them on your tree and in other areas of your house via bubble light plug-ins guarantees a wonderful experience for all those visiting your home.
Not only are bubble lights on strings only, as mentioned, but you can now also buy them as plug-ins, which can be placed anywhere in your house with an outlet; which when other Christmas decorations may be strategically placed near them, will create a compelling decorative scene everyone will thoroughly enjoy.
If you've heard that bubble lights are a lot of problem, it's really not true. What usually happens is the lights don't all start to bubble right away, and in some cases, they refuse to bubble. Many people think they're worn out or broken, but all you have to do is unscrew them from the socket and shake them. Do that and they'll start to bubble almost immediately. I've never had that fail with my bubble lights.
- Red Christmas Lights
Red Christmas lights are a wonderful way to decorate the inside or outside of your house, and they give off a much different look than other solid-colored Christmas light decorations and themes, like you see below in the photos. Another way to use...
- Outdoor LED Christmas Lights
Outdoor LED (Light Emitting Diodes) Christmas lights are a great way to present a Christmas theme in your yard, and are in most ways superior to incandescent Christmas lights, with the exception of price. The benefits of outdoor LED Christmas...
Themed Bubble Lights
Another great addition to bubble lights is they now come in a variety of themes based on many cartoon characters we've grown to love through the years. I've included some below to give you an idea on what's available.
These are probably more fun than even regular bubble lights, and I'm always looking out for these when searching for these gems for my own Christmas bubble light collection.
Clear Bubble Light Bulbs
While this photo really doesn't do them justice, these clear bubble light bulbs (which happen to be replacement bubble lights in this case), are in reality very nice looking on a tree or other place you want to place the lights. The light within gives them a great look and color. These are only for use indoors.
Clear Bubble Light Bulbs
- Green Christmas Lights
Being one of the colors of Christmas, green is a terrific option for Christmas lights, and are a great way to add relevant color to Christmas decorations which will reflect the holiday season. This is why I gathered together some photos of green...
- Musical Christmas Lights and Figures
Christmas lights and music are among my favorite Christmas decorations, and I always put them up in our home during the holiday season. All the little children visiting love them, and they are a real hit with them and the adults as well. One other...
Multi-color Bubble Lights on Green String
The bubble lights below are among those used the most by the majority of consumers, and there's a good reason - they look great! I have a bunch of these and I never tire of them on the Christmas tree or anywhere else I choose to place them.
Multi-color Bubble Lights
- Novelty Christmas Lights
What fun having novelty Christmas lights are, which could mean unique lights like rope lights, or the shapes surrounding the light bulb like stars, bells and cartoon characters, among others. We have a bunch of these at home, and our Christmas...
Mickey Mouse Bubble Night Lights
These fantastic night lights feature Mickey standing on top of the lighted bubbler in his infamous pose, or more likely, famous pose. This is a fantastic choice for Mickey or Disney fans.
Mickey Mouse Bubble Lights
- Garland Christmas Lights
Garland Christmas lights are a terrific way to decorate your home, whether inside or outside, and the inclusion of the garland and lights as a one-piece Christmas decoration makes it very simple and easy to put up. Depending on how long they are,...
- Solar Christmas Lights
Solar Christmas lights can be a great addition to our Christmas light décor, and of course can be placed where you want them without needing to worry about whether there's an electric plug outlet or not, as long as there's enough sun to energize...
Bubble Light Tree
I thought we could take a break for a moment and look at this fantastic bubble light tree from 1949. In those times trees could come made up like this right out of the box, and there wasn't anything else to do but plug it in and let it warm up to enjoy.
Great looking bubble light tree from the era.
Bubble Light Tree from 1949
- Twinkling Christmas Lights
Twinkle Christmas lights, contrary to synchronized Christmas lights, blink or twinkle in a random manner, making your Christmas party or get together a very festive atmosphere, and hopefully - occasion. I personally think everyone should have at...
- Christmas Lights Which Use Batteries
You may wonder why someone would want to use battery operated Christmas lights, but there are actually a number of reasons why they work great. First of all, we have to get out of our minds the idea that a Christmas light is only a string of...
Grinch Bubble Light Night Light
The rest of the bubble lights I'm going to show are going to be night lights, as they actually have the most interesting characters to work with, and are great for strategic placement around the house.
I've actually had much less problems with these types of lights than string bubble lights, as far as having to work a little more with them to get them bubbling. Remember, it's the heat that generates the bubbles, and if something has settled on the bottom throughout the years, even if it's not visible to the eye, that's usually what keeps the heat from getting the bubbles to start. That's why you have to shake them to clear everything out.
Anyway, for whatever reason, that doesn't seem to be the case with these plug-in bubble lights, and maybe it's because they're closer to the source and power up easier. Either way, I really like them most for their unique characters than any other reason.
Below is one of the Grinch, and if you're a Dr. Seuss or Grinch fan, you'll really enjoy this as a Christmas bubble light night light.
Night Light Bubble Light of the Grinch
- Christmas String Lights
Christmas string lights in general, and string lights specifically, go far beyond the couple types we think of when thinking about Christmas string lights, which usually entail the multi-colored string lights on a Christmas tree, or icicle Christmas.
- Christmas Window Lights
Christmas window lights are the doorway into the Christmas decorations in your house, offering the promise of more visual delights to come from those inside. In this article I'm not going to focus so much on the types of Christmas lights you can...
Bubble Light with Winnie the Pooh
Winnie the Pooh fans will love this bubble light, which features the famous bear who loves honey so much. Definitely a great addition to any Christmas decorations theme. Of course he's carrying a jug of honey with him with this bubble light.
Winnie the Pooh Bubble Light
- Snowflake Christmas Lights
Snowflake Christmas lights come in a large variety, and there are small ones like regular Christmas lights, all the way to very large ones which are battery operated or able to be plugged in while being stuck to a window. There are also two...
- Vintage Christmas Lights
Anything vintage is a treat to me, including fashion, photos and art, among hundreds of other categories I can't seem to get enough of. Among my favorites of those during the holiday season are vintage Christmas lights, which while easy enough to...
Nice Set of Bear and Snowman Bubble Lights
These are a great bubble light pair, and for the price, a great bargain for those wanting to start their own bubble light night light collection, or for those who are always looking to add onto it. I particularly like the bear in this one.
- Purple Christmas Lights
Purple Christmas lights are a fantastic alternative to other lights, and really give off a unique look when included in the overall Christmas décor you employ both inside and outside the house. A great benefit of purple Christmas lights is how...
- Christmas Lights with a Variety of Colors
Christmas lights with a variety of colors work very well as part of an overall Christmas decoration theme for the inside of the home or the yard and outside of the house. Strategically placing them around the house and the yard brighten up the night.
Bubble Night Lights of Angel
A lot of people prefer to use a similar theme throughout their homes when putting up their Christmas decorations, and for that reason a number of companies offer packs of bubble lights with the same figure, as in the case of this angel bubble light.
We'll look at several of these in the next few photos to let you see some of what is out there. It really makes sense for themed decorations, and as you can see from these high-quality angel bubble lights, they would look great at different locations throughout the house.
Angel Bubble Night Lights
- C5, C7 and C9 Christmas Lights
While some people aren't familiar with the term C5, C7 and C9 when it comes to Christmas lighting, they are very recognizable the second you see them, even if you don't know that's what they're called today. Years ago these larger size Christmas...
- Pink Christmas Lights
Have you ever thought of using pink Christmas lights? Think it would look horrible? Like anything else, it's how you design and work them in with other parts of your decorations which will determine how they look. For example, they would go...
Christmas Mickey and Friends Night Light Bubble Light
What can get better for a Disney and Mickey Mouse fan than this bubble light night light? Along with Mickey you get Minnie & Goofy, and the three stand out nicely on the bubble light.
These clear, silver bubble lights really look great wherever you place them.
Mickey Mouse and Friends Christmas Bubble Light
- Christmas Net Lights
Christmas net lights are a great addition to your Christmas yard décor, especially when you have a lot of bushes or shrubs that would be perfect foundations to lay these fascinating net lights on. Like all Christmas lights, Christmas net lights...
Bubble Light Night Lights with Iron Man and Silver Surfer
In this set of 12 there are six each of these characters. If you are a fan, or have a child or man in your life that really enjoys these characters, it would be a good idea to get them these, as they are going very fast, as you can tell from the low cost for the dozen lights.
I can tell you as a fan that these are very nice looking pieces, especially the Silver Surfer, who is obviously riding the silver surfboard.
Silver Surfer and Iron Man Bubble Light Set
- Mini Christmas Tree Lights
Mini Christmas tree lights are fascinating to look at, and come in about as many varieties as larger sized Christmas lights. I have a number myself, including some from my favorite cartoon characters, along with miniature Christmas lights made for...
Wolverine and Hulk Bubble Light
Here's another great night light set from Marvel, featuring this time around Wolverine and Hulk. I really like that Wolverine figure, and it would go great with the two other Marvel characters above. Nice bubble light set. Again, there are six each in the set of the characters shown.
What they need to do next is include more characters in the groupings of a dozen in order to provide a variety that can be placed all around the home.
Bubble night light with Wolverine and Hulk
- Christmas Star Lights
Christmas star lights are an important part of the Christmas light décor for many people, and when you look at how nice they look, you can see why. Probably the most stunning and beautiful of all star Christmas lights is the star Christmas light...
Really Cool Bubble String Lights and Night Lights
Oops. I started to realize I was getting carried away with all these bubble lights, as when I get into something I really enjoy I tend to go on and on about them and find as many as I can to show you.
As you can see here though, this is a great way to not only collect a fun product, but more importantly, to enjoy them during the Christmas holiday season. Bubble lights are definitely at the top of my list for fantastic Christmas decorations, and for me it isn't a real Christmas without them.
Every year there are an increasing number of options offered for Christmas bubble lights, so it's worth taking a little time to do a little extra research to see if there is something out there you just can't live without.
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