2015 Mar 10

Filling bottles to the brim with lights!

Author: Shellie from Christmas Light Source
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Filling bottles to the brim with lights!

Planning to fill a glass bottle and really want to STUFF it full of lights? These bottles are great examples of using 35 to 40 lights inside of a bottle. This number of lights was accomplished but using a single string of crafts lights that have...

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2015 Mar 9

Sandblasting Wine Bottles

Author: Shellie from Christmas Light Source
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Sandblasting Wine Bottles

  I'm always on the lookout for new and interesting ways to marry craft lights and wine bottles to create wonderful decorative lit objects to brighten up the home. Today I wanted to feature sandblasting as a way to complement bottle and light...

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2014 Oct 28

The Tanganyika Wildlife Park Pumpkin Walk

Author: Shellie from Christmas Light Source
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The Tanganyika Wildlife Park Pumpkin Walk

  Pumpkin Trail The Tanganyika Wildlife Park is not your normal zoo. Located just 5.5 hours north of the Dallas/Fort Worth, TX area up in Goddard, KS it's worth the trip this Halloween season. Their address is 1000 S. Hawkins Ln. •...

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2014 Oct 27

Lighting a Jack O’ Lantern for Halloween

Author: Shellie from Christmas Light Source
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Lighting a Jack O’ Lantern for Halloween

In the Robinson house, we LOVE carving pumpkins. Here in Texas, one week before Halloween is the earliest we can carve our oversized squash since it is 90 degrees in October.  (They almost mold the minute you cut them open.) This weekend gave...

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2014 Oct 26

How to Make Paper Lanterns with Lights

Author: Lori Taylor from Christmas Light Source
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How to Make Paper Lanterns with Lights

Need colored lights quick to match a party? Forgot to decorate for the holiday, and the holiday is already here? Learn how to make paper lanterns, and you can make DIY lantern string lights to re-purpose your Christmas lights. Did you make origami...

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Lori T
Lori is a maker, writer, and contributer to Celebrate Lights. She left academia behind to hack a home life---home business, homebirth, homeschool. Since Christmas Light Source doesn't sell black lights, her favorite lights are twinkling LEDs.