It's just not Christmas without festive lights. Walking around at night becomes a whole new affair come December - and it's even more fun to think about how to decorate the outside of your own home.
Whether it's in the back garden or the front of your house, Christmas lights can be as simple as twinkling fairy lights or as grand as a giant reindeer (or three) and sleigh.
Why not make your house the talk of the town by looking through our list of the best Christmas lights of 2019 and making the exterior of your house as beautiful as its interior.
1. Lights4Fun Reindeer and Sleigh Christmas Lights
With two reindeer and a sleigh, this set of battery-powered outdoor decorations is great value for money. Adding scarves is optional. You can expect 150 hours of shine time before the batteries need replacing.
2. Smart App Controlled Twinkly Outdoor Reindeer Silhouette
This sweet reindeer with is controlled with a smartphone app allowing you to light him up with a whole host of colours and animated effects. How cool is that?
3. Premier Acrylic Wall Mounted Reindeer Head
Fix this gorgeous reindeer head to your wall for a quirky take on Christmas lights. Personally, we love how warm it is, but you can also get a colder white light.
4. Lights4Fun Outdoor Reindeer Light
Yet another magical reindeer. Can we take a moment to appreciate how fun this 73cm 3D one is for outside a front door or in a porch Great for someone looking for a twist on a traditional item. Comes with a 5m lead cable.
5. Flamingo Light Set
Any hipster or design obsessives who prefer to do things a little differently will love how unique these Christmas flamingo lights are.
6. Acrylic Bird Lights
Perch these little battery powered beauties on your window sills, walls and gate posts and they'll be a lovely shining surprise as the evenings draw in.
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7. LED Snowflake Light Projector
Now this is the kind of Christmas decoration we wish we'd had when we were little. You won't need a white Christmas when you can project falling snowflakes onto your home. Magical. And you're bound to be the talk of the neighbourhood.
8. All Things Brighton Beautiful Starburst Hanging Light Decoration
Hanging a few of these pretty starburst lights in the branches of your garden trees is an effective but understated way to create a winter wonderland.
9. Static Star Trio
This pack of three freestanding stars is a great way to add a rustic touch to your seasonal decorations. In hessian with LED lights, this mains-powered set can be brought indoors too should the weather get a bit too wintry.
10. LED Shooting Star
You can all make Christmas wishes on this mains-powered shooting star once you've fixed it in place as part of your outdoor decorations. Gorgeous.
11. John Lewis & Partners Alistair The Snowman LED Figure
Look at this jolly little snowman. In the absence of the actual white stuff, he'll make a very good stand in. Ice white bulbs are wound around a wire frame creating a bright and cheerful addition to your garden this Yuletide.
12. Static Candy Cane Stake Lights
These bright and cheerful candy cane lights are easy to fix into the ground with the stakes provided, so why not use them to line a path to your door.
13. Enchanted Trees Illuminated Decorative LED Tree
A real showstopper, an illuminated tree will make your garden look like an Enchanted Forest. Choose from pink or white cherry blossom lights and a two or three metre high tree.
14. Light4fun Pre-Lit Outdoor Berry Christmas Wreath
Every festive door needs a decorative wreath and this one will ensure your guests are welcomed warmly. It features dark green tips, red berries and is illuminated by 35 warm white LEDs.
15. Christmas tree Pathfinder Lights
Make sure Father Christmas and other honoured guests know the way to your door with these attractive tree shaped pathfinder lights from Argos.
16. LED Snowing Icicle Christmas Lights
Festoon your house with these twinkling icicle lights and you'll be the talk of the town. You can set them to flash in three different styles - fast, slow and steady - so ramp it up the closer we get to Christmas.
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