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21 best Christmas lights that will make your friends and neighbours jealous

The holidays are coming! Enjoy our edit of the best Christmas lights for your home...

In need of some festive cheer? It's a fact – you can't beat the sparkle of Christmas! As the stores fill with Christmas decorations and gift ideas, we're checking out the best lights for indoors and outdoors so you can transform your home into a winter wonderland. From Marks & Spencer to John Lewis, Amazon, Wilko and more, these dreamy twinkly lights are sure to make your friends and neighbours jealous!

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Best Christmas lights for indoors or outdoors

Choose from classic fairy lights in white or bright colours to fun festive figures... 

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Outdoor icicle lights mains powered 10M, £28.99, Amazon

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Snowman LED lit figure, £120, John Lewis

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Star light, £52.20, Sparkle Lighting 

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Light up curtain, £25.99, Amazon

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Light Up Parcel Set (3), £26, Wilko

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Best rainbow coloured lights for Christmas

Can't decide what colour to go for? Go for every colour of the rainbow to bring some festive cheer.

Rainbow Reindeer Light, £45, John Lewis

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Ombre Christmas lights, £56, NotOnTheHighStreet

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Christmas LED curtain, £9.08, eBay 

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2000 Multicoloured LED Cluster Rainbow Lights, £85, Wilko

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Best Christmas lights for the tree

There are LOADS of epic Christmas lights you can decorate your tree with, but these are our favourite right now... 

Snowflake Fairy Lights, £8.99, Amazon

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Star string lights, £15, Marks & Spencer

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20 Silver Filigree Leaf Fairy Lights, £15.99, Lights4Fun

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Extra-long star fairy lights, £22, The White Company

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Best Christmas lights for outdoors 

Show the neighbours that you rule the street...

Large LED Stag, £129.99, The Range

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Falling lights, £15.99, Amazon

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Best Christmas lights for windows 

It's the most magical time of year so it's up to you if you want to go the extra mile and decorate your windows...

Osby star curtain light, £29.99, Lights4Fun

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LED window star lights, £30, John Lewis

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Light up Christmas decorations 

From cute light up candles to baubles and decorative details, shop our favourites... 

Winter Light Up Scented Candle, £10, Marks & Spencer

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Christmas present light decorations (set of 3), £35, Homebase

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Light Up Bauble, £6, Marks & Spencer

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Ceramic LED bauble trio, £19.99, Lights4Fun

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