Christmas lights are key for adding a touch of extra sparkle to festive proceedings. From twinkling LED lights on the tree to larger teardrop bulbs illuminating the porch, the right lighting plays such an integral role in setting the scene for Christmas cheer. Are switched on to the power of lights? With a growing wealth of designs to choose from, firstly consider how you wish to use lighting to enhance your home over the festive period? If you’re looking to create an ambient glow choose the warmer copper coloured LED lights that seem to be coming through in more and more lighting collections – in stark contrast to the cooler tones of white bulbs from previous years. These are so versatile, perfect to dress the tree or drape across a mantelpiece. For creating a statement try industrial inspired light-up letters that spell out seasonal greetings and illuminated signs, the use of letters and words are another key trend for this seasons lighting. If you’re simply looking to outshine the neighbours opt for a statuesque illuminated reindeer or a set of beaming cluster lights. Indoor or out, be inspired by our pick of the best Christmas lights to brighten up your home.
Light up your Christmas tree with ease this year with a little help from these waterfall lights. The lights are attached at the top to help you place them on top of the and allow them to cascade down evenly on each side. The bulbs give off a soft white glow. Suitable for indoor use only. Lit L1.1m, total L9.1m.
Add a charming country feel to Christmas decorating this year with a little help from a set of pine cone lights. The snow dusted pine cones hang from a clear cable to enhance the overall look. For indoor use only. Battery powered. L1m.
Send the right message with these twinkling festive lights! The Merry Christmas garland is perfect to hang in the hallway to welcome guests over the holidays. Features battery timer, eight hours on – sixteen hours off. Requires three AA Batteries (included). L200cm.
Marks & Spencer
Light up festivities with this string of vintage twenty multicoloured tear drop shaped Christmas lights. Battery powered white LED lights. Requires 3 x AA batteries (not included). L4.8m.
Dress the tree with these quirky crackle-glazed effect lights. The small round bulbs look like they’re made of ice, great for a frozen themed Christmas. Connected to a 14.9m clear cable, the low-voltage lights have an energy saving, static lighting effect. Suitable for indoor and outdoor use.
Transform your outdoor space into a magical winter wonderland with this set of 720 warm white LED twinkle lights. Suitable for indoor and outdoor use. Multi-function settings. Display round a porch, in a garden tree or around a bannister. L24cm.
Cox and Cox
Have a berry merry Christmas with this set of 120 berry Christmas fairy lights, whether you’re decorating the tree, or giving the outside of your house a festive makeover. Shaped just like festive berries to give your room or home a seasonal warm glow. Multi-function controller. Suitable for indoor and outdoor use. L16.9m.
This set of ten LED copper lights will add fun and magic to your tree or mantlepiece this year. In three fun shapes each is made from metal, with a cut-out dot design to let the light shine through. Requires three AA batteries (not included). L2m.
Create the perfect ambience for a cosy Christmas with the help of warm white lighting. These lights are ideal for indoor and outdoor use ; ideal for dressing the tree, mantelpiece, stair banisters or the outside of the house. This set of 1000 treebrights are not your average set, the bulbs are closer together to ensure better coverage – spaced £2.5cm compared to the standard 6-8cm. Mains operated with 8 multifunction light settings. L10m.
Encourage a warm welcome with these festive mistletoe lights! The elegant garland is perfect to hang in the hallway to welcome guests over the holidays. Features battery timer, eight hours on – sixteen hours off. Requires three AA Batteries (included). L180cm.
Marks & Spencer