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15 Outdoor Christmas Lights That Will Totally Outdo Your Neighbor's House

Once you get them untangled, outside Christmas lights are key to the postcard-perfect Christmas scene. Wrap 'em around porches and stair rails, stuff them in trees and bushes, and deck out just about everything else for the most cheerful house in town. You can't go wrong with the classic string lights, but we also love the idea of mixing it up. There are so many ways to transform your home into the winter wonderland of your dreams, and we've found 15 different ways to do it.

Light projectors and unique string light designs are all very real items that will brighten up your Christmas decor this year. Some are so eco-friendly that they're solar-powered, and others have battery packs so you don't have to try to hide your extension cord. Whether you're going for a snowy white color scheme or want every color in the rainbow displayed, these options are sure to match your vision. Now it's time to scope out your ideal outdoor Christmas lighting setup, and then you can start planning how you'll decorate the inside of your home (Don't worry — we have all the inspo you need to tackle that part of your home too!).