Save money with Christmas lights outside your home by
repurposing many items you already own to give structure to light displays.
Many garden items can be brought out in the front yard for stringing lights,
such as tomato cages. Be creative and you will find many thrift friendly
items you can repurpose and then return to their original use. Use the
architecture and the landscaping of your home as inspiration, but use wire and
other items to make fun holiday shapes like stars.
Here are some more frugal tips for the outside of your
home during the holidays.
- Don't scatter your decorations around your yard. Group
them together in an artistic
way to make less seem like more and make more of an
- Check out the big box
stores after Christmas for heavily marked down outside decorations for the
- Hobby Lobby has a wide range
of Christmas items marked down after Christmas.
- Estate sales almost always
have a few decorations. Get there early and you will find