Published at Wednesday, November 15th 2017. by Avis Chavez in Christmas Season.
If LED Christmas lights are too soulless for you, but you dont want to go back to the energy-gobbling electric lights you grew up with, consider switching to traditional Christmas Tree Candles this year. Theyve been around for centuries -- much longer than the electric light. And theyre even greener than LED Christmas lights because they consume absolutely no electric power.
Many early Christmas bulbs were shaped to look like what they had replaced: the classic Christmas tree candle. The candle shape fell out of vogue, and in time new varieties shaped like glass balls, animals, lanterns and Santa figures hit the scene. A new and improved candle-shaped bubble light re-emerged later on in the 20th century. This one was filled with percolating colored liquid that cast a flickering light on the tree as the bulb grew warm. You can still occasionally find vintage bubble Christmas lights like these in flea markets or antique shops. Electric Christmas lights continued to hold sway into the 1980s.
When thinking about the perfect holiday lighting for the holidays, consider using EL Wire and LED Lights to replace those drab incandescent bulbs that cause a fire hazard and waste electricity. Their colors have been around for such a long time, that no one seems to notice them anymore. LED Lights come in a beautiful array of colors and have a low operating voltage. Now when you string the lights around the corporate tree, there is no reason to believe you may burn the office down. EL Wire is a new game changer for the holidays, as it comes in 10 gorgeous colors, and has a cool operating temperature. It runs off of a high frequency inverter, and uses the equivalent power as about 1/10 of a string of incandescent Christmas lights. Installing EL Wire is easier than Garland, as it hangs very easily, can wrap it around desks, or even drape over the fireplace for a new Yule time decoration. Some people even wrap EL Wire around the tree for an exotic look that most people havent seen before.
Christmas Off the Grid
Also, you should list in your budget your family members and friends that you often -each year- you send gifts. You can even use your creativity to save money -in case you dont want dedicate a large amount of money for gifts- and purchase affordable things that you know your family or friends loves. On the other hand, something that you should consider in your budget is having at least a few amount of money for charity. We know that Christmas -for those with Christian believing- is a season to share and demonstrate love doing things for others -what is charity- and if you share things with people that probably have some needs this will give an special touch to your holidays.
Christmas Tree Candles are Kilowatt-Killers. You can feel good about using them because they dont draw a single watt of electricity. You can also pack them up with your other ornaments at the end of the season and use them again next year.