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23 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...

Leanne Bayley

This year we've all put up our Christmas lights earlier than we ever have done. Why? Because after the year we've had, we all want some festive cheer, and 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. 

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When should Christmas decorations go up? 

In the UK, people usually go with the rule of putting their Christmas decorations up 12 days before Christmas or going for the second Saturday in December, which this year is 12 December 2020. We predict it'll be a lot earlier this year due to more of us being at home bored due to the coronavirus pandemic. 

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What are the Christmas lights trends for 2020? 

Whether you're after something classy for your fireplace or something little wacky for your front door. We've got everything you need to get in the festive mood. We predict a rise in rainbow coloured Christmas lights after the UK's obsession with rainbows in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic. Snowflake projectors are also gaining popularity.

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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Smart App Controlled Christmas Lights, from £19, Amazon

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Neon Santa Light, £35, John Lewis & Partners

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 Mushroom Figures Set of 3, £28, John Lewis & Partners

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White twig tree with lights, £99.95, Sparkle Lighting 

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Cluster Star Fairylights, £18, The White Company 

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Light up curtain, £18.99, Amazon 

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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.

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Ombre Christmas lights, £56, NotOnTheHighStreet

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Christmas LED curtain, £8.97, eBay 

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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... 

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Snowflake Fairy Lights, £11.99, Amazon

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20 Silver Filigree Leaf Fairy Lights, £16.99, Lights4Fun

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Starburst Lights, £17.70, Marks & Spencer

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Compact Christmas tree lights, £50, The White Company 

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Star string lights, £10, Oliver Bonas

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Best Christmas lights for outdoors 

Show the neighbours that you rule the street...

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Large LED Stag, £99.99, The Range

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Falling lights, £20.99, Amazon 

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Roof/window light, from £15.95, eBay

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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...

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Osby trio of window lights, £49.99, Lights4Fun

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Light up Christmas decorations 

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

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Home Dutch Glam Large Gel Candle, £12, Argos

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Wave Tree with Lights - Set of 2, £30, Amara

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Star LED lights, £2.50, Primark

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Snowflake Projector (indoors or outdoors), £52.99, Amazon 

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Light-up monogram bauble, £4, Next 

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Christmas Copper Gem All-Year-Round Plants terrarium with lights, £99.95, Selfridges

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