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Promoting Your Event with LED Lights

LED lights are an eye-catching and innovative way to draw attention to local events. This year, take your events beyond decorating the façade of your business or wrapping the landscaping in rope lights. Those time-honored decorative techniques will still add excitement to your event, but to really make some heads turn—get creative!

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Completed DIY Patriotic Star Frame

3 Ways to Show your Patriotic Spirit with 5MM Red, White, & Blue LED String Lights

#1 – Use them to light an appropriately themed frame
Whether it is stars, a flag, or the letters USA, these 5MM Red, Pure White, and Blue Combo String Lights are the perfect choice for showing your Patriotic Spirit. Simply zip tie them

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Summer Festival Magic: Decorating for Community Festivals

A Festival Every Night…

Summer is the time when people enjoy the magic of outdoor festivals. It’s been said that there are so many festivals in this season that a person could easily wander his state and hit a festival every night from June 1st to September 1st. Most communities have their share of art festivals, wine festivals, community concerts in the park, and food festivals. But there are some that are noteworthy. Continue reading Summer Festival Magic: Decorating for Community Festivals

Completed DIY Patriotic Star Frame

DIY Patriotic Star Frame

ITEMS NEEDED TO COMPLETE THIS PROJECT:
1-Patriotic Themed Frame
We got this from a local supplier – If you cannot find something locally, we can supply in many design options. Please contact us at 1-866-492-4330 with your specific size and design request.

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)

Frame     Other Supplies

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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

Focus On His Hobbies For Father’s Day

Father’s Day is celebrated on the third Sunday of June. The national movement to make it a holiday grew as a response to Mother’s Day, which became a holiday in 1914. Events honoring fathers in Fairmont, West Virginia and Spokane, Washington contributed to the idea by offering a day to honor fallen fathers in the summer. The day stayed unofficial for many years, despite presidential visits to organizers in Spokane. Congress seemed unwilling to make it an official holiday, until finally, in 1966, Lyndon B. Johnson proclaimed the third Sunday every June to be Father’s Day. President Nixon made it an official holiday six years later in 1972. Continue reading Focus On His Hobbies For Father’s Day

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

Flickering Fireworks on Decoration Days

Memorial Day and the beginning of summer, when the air becomes thick with the scent of grilled foods and cut lawns. The month of May means the start of outdoor décor season for many parts of the country. A pair of holidays during this month offer excellent opportunities to go beyond simple decoration and a chance to honor those who have served to keep America free. The Fourth of July may be America’s birthday, but don’t miss these opportunities to celebrate days just as important to the country. Continue reading Flickering Fireworks on Decoration Days