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Completed DIY Patriotic Star Frame

DIY Patriotic Star Frame

ITEMS NEEDED TO COMPLETE THIS PROJECT:
1-Patriotic Themed Frame
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2-Packs 4” Black zip ties (100/pk)

2-#45622R-B Premium Grade 5MM Red, Pure White, and Blue 70ct. LEDs
Additional Supplies – Needle Nose Pliers (tightening/cutting zip ties) & Extension Cord (powering lights while working – Always install/work with the lights on)

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Light Up Your Summer Party

Summer is upon us, which means it’s time to get outside and soak in the sunshine. People tend to go out to eat less in the summer and invite friends and family over for meals instead. After all, why not play host and enjoy some lively conversation and good food outdoors? Do you have a longstanding girls’ night out? Invite everyone over for cocktails on the patio! Retirement party or family birthday party? Have a cookout! Planning your summer party will be a cinch with these tips.

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Planning Christmas Lights: Christmas Is Closer Than You Think

“For every minute spent in planning, an hour is earned.” —Anonymous

It’s 80 degrees on a beautiful day in July as this blog is being written. A clear blue sky is streaked by a few wispy clouds; trees are decked in green foliage; the flowers are blooming in a riot of colors. Why in the world would I be planning Christmas lights today? There are several reasons: Continue reading Planning Christmas Lights: Christmas Is Closer Than You Think

International Picnic Day

International Picnic Day takes place on June 18th and it’s the perfect excuse to get outside and enjoy the warm weather! A picnic—simply put—involves a meal that is packed up and taken with to be enjoyed outdoors. Whether you want to whisk away your special someone or host a large get together outside, picnics are a great way to enjoy some fresh air with your friends and family. Many outings last well into the evening, which means you’ll need a way to light up the outdoors to keep the fun going! Continue reading International Picnic Day

1PC. Vs. 2PC. Construction – Why Choose LED Christmas Lights with Non-Replaceable Bulbs

This year LED Christmas lights will be given more shelf-space in the big box stores. Incandescent will still be available, but shoppers will have more options than in years past. As with most things, there are substantial differences in quality between the various brands and types of LED Christmas lights on the market.

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Lighten Up Your Graduation Celebration

Graduation season is just around the corner. What better way to celebrate your children’s accomplishments than by hosting a party for your graduate? Your child has worked hard for their high school or college degree and sending them off with a bang is the perfect way to mark the completion of this important milestone. For some students, they have not gathered the right amount of credits to graduate. They see this as them never graduating and alongside their peers. Times have changed now, where schools can offer students online courses to allow students more time learning topics they need, rather than what they already know. You’ll graduate in no time!

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A Grand Old Flag Day

The summer is full of patriotic holidays. Armed Forces day honors those who serve in the military. July 4th marks both the birthday of the United States and the midpoint of summer. Tucked in between Memorial Day and July 4th is Flag Day, where the country celebrated the adoption of the Stars and Stripes as the official symbol of America. Flag Day is June 14th, the day that the Second Constitutional Congress adopted the flag in 1777. But the holiday didn’t come into being until over 110 years later. Continue reading A Grand Old Flag Day

“Whimsical Lighting Fixtures for Outdoor Wedding

Wedding Lighting: The Bright, The Bold, and The Romantic

Planning your wedding day is a tough, but rewarding process. Each detail plays an important role. From finalizing the guest list to picking out flowers and the wedding dress (check out dress boutiques in chicago for dress inspiration), everything should blend seamlessly. Once the work is done and you see your vision come to life, every hour spent researching and on the phone will have been worth it. Continue reading Wedding Lighting: The Bright, The Bold, and The Romantic

LED Holiday Lights Vs. Incandescent Holiday Lights: Time to Convert?

Conversion is not the smooth, easy-going process some seem to think – John Bunyan

Only the wisest and stupidest never change. Confucius

Changes are difficult, even ones that are helpful. Ever keep walking around a needed change, circling it, yet never stepping down that path?

Many people have heard about the benefits of changing to LED Christmas lighting. Some aren’t convinced there’s a need. Others are convinced, but the change seems overwhelming, especially with all the expense and busyness that’s already part of the holiday. But especially for townships, municipalities, businesses, or individuals with large holiday light displays, it may be time for conversion.

Here are some reasons to consider making the change.

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