Solar Christmas Lights
How to use 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 them.
These solar powered Christmas lights are so easy to use that all you have to do is place the panel somewhere in the direct sunlight and just sit back and enjoy them.
With solar Christmas lights there is no need to be worried over whether you remembered to turn the light switch off or on, as the lights will automatically come on when it starts to get dark out.
One thing you do have to consider with solar lights is the limitations as far as location goes. If you have a lot of shaded area they won't receive enough sun to get a satisfactory and successful experience, so if you have a lot of shade, you can use them as fill-ins for those places with a lot of sun, while using electric incandescent or LED lights for the rest of your holiday light needs.
- 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...
Varieties of Solar Christmas Lights
Below I've included a number of types of solar Christmas lights you can choose from, beginning with string lights that are useful for all occasions. There are also solar light covers, solar net lights, solar candle lights and solar icicle lights to look at to get some ideas from.
- 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...
Solar Flickering Candle Lights
With technology like it is today, flickering candle lights have become very realistic, and that's the case with solar flickering candle lights as well, which most people using them are extremely happy with how they look and the results they produce.
They show better when looking at them from a little further away.
Flickering Candle Lights
- 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...
Solar Christmas Light Covers
These are great looking solar light covers you can strategically place in your Christmas yard décor to add an interesting uniform look to your outdoor Christmas decorations. They produce a very interesting and unique look.
Inflatable Solar Christmas Light Covers
- 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.
Solar Christmas Net Lights
What really works with these solar Christmas net lights is if you have a place in the direct sunlight where they would also be placed. All you do then is put them where you want and let the sun do all the work.
Christmas Net Lights Using Solar Power
- 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...
Solar Powered Icicle Christmas Lights
If you love icicle lights like I do, then these solar powered icicle Christmas lights will fit in great with your Christmas light display plans. Keep in mind that what you see is what you get here, as there are two types of icicle lights; those that look like icicles as shown here, and the dangling icicle lights on a string, which are a different type than you see in the photo.
Both of them look wonderful, but you do need to know how they differ to manage decoration expectations as to how they'll look where you want to place them.
Christmas Icicle Lights Using Solar Power
- 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...
Wild Grass Solar Christmas Lights
These wild grass solar Christmas lights are fantastic, although you can indeed use them for a variety of occasions, or just for everyday decorations as well, as many in large cities do who don't have yards.
But as you can see from these fun solar lights, there are a ton of things you could do with these which would look outstanding with other Christmas décor. Really nice looking solar lights.
- 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...
Value of Solar Christmas lights
Depending on the type of solar Christmas lights you buy, you can get up to several hours of output a night from them, more than enough for the times you want to show them off.
While the initial cost of solar holiday lights will be higher, it can be offset by the free solar light display that comes from the panels. So it's up to you to figure out if it's worth it to you, but is is a way to go if you have enough open sun area to work with.