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4 Insanely Creative Christmas Light Hacks That Are Easy AF

What's higher than number one?

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Cheaply upgrade your christmas lights this year with these four simple tricks.

Columbia

*flashing lights*

1. Gold Spray Paint Lights

Transform those ugly green wires with a fre$h coat of paint.

You'll need...

* Large bulb string lights

* Gold spray paint

* Several bread tags (better start eating, that's a lot of bread)

Step-by-step

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1. Remove all the bulbs from their sockets.

2. Spray paint the sockets and wire.

3. Once dry, screw in your bulbs.

2. Ping Pong Ball Lights

This hack will brighten the colors of your old lights.
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This hack will brighten the colors of your old lights.

Make sure you have...

* Ping-pong balls

* X-Acto knife

* Low-wattage LED lights

Step-by-step

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1. Make tiny criss-cross slits in each ping pong ball.

2. Attach them to each socket.

3. Bread Tag Light Hanging

Secure your lights onto your tree without spending a penny.
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Secure your lights onto your tree without spending a penny.

All you'll need is...

* String lights

* Bread tag

Step-by-step

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1. String your lights around your tree.

2. Secure the lights to the branches at inconspicuous places.

4. Tupperware Extension Cord Cover

Protect your power cords from ~stormy weather~.
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Protect your power cords from ~stormy weather~.

Make sure to grab....

* Tupperware container

* Extension cords

Step-by-step

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# Cut a 1-inch square into the rim of the tupperware. Make the same cut on the opposite side.

# Place the extension cords into the tupperware, using the cuts to feed the wire out.

# Secure the tupperware lid.

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