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It’s almost time to dazzle your neighborhood with your holiday decorating. Are you ready?

This year, stash the ho-hum decor you’ve hauled out for years and try something new.

Cherry blossom lights that create a magical glow. Meteor lights that add a stunning shooting star effect to your front yard trees. “Linkable” lights that adorn your roofline with strings of brightly lit candy canes, stockings or holly leaves.

This year’s holiday decorating trends offer more sparkle than ever.  Here’s a look at some of our favorites.

Round up the extension cords. Get ready to glow.



As you stare at the mounds of tangled Christmas lights sprawled out in the garage, you’re probably just focused on getting them out and up on your home.

But to (safely) get the most from your holiday decor, it takes more than a merry attitude and a ladder — although, those don’t hurt. Need some help with where to start?

Here are five dos and don’ts for holiday lighting installations in Idaho Falls.


It’s the most magical time of the year. OK, we might not be there yet, but we are getting closer to a holiday filled with festive lights, family gatherings and drinking hot chocolate by the fire.

While there’s still a little ways to go before you are unwrapping presents, now is the time to book a landscape company to install your holiday lighting — unless you don’t mind having them installed on Christmas Eve.

Quality lighting installers are going to get filled up the closer it gets to the holiday season. Everyone wants their lights installed around Thanksgiving, so if you have that same timeline in mind for your lighting, you better decide on a professional soon.

Here are four companies that offer holiday lighting in Idaho Falls.

Unless you want to spend your holidays searching the attic for decorations, untangling endless strands of lights and trying to figure out which bulb has gone bad, you should hire a professional lighting company to give your home some festive flair.

But, what will that cost?