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7 Nontraditional Colors for Christmas Lights And Where To Find Them

Liven up your Christmas display with these non-traditional yet surprisingly festive colored Christmas lights.

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Pink Christmas Lights

Make your Christmas decor pretty in pink with these Christmas lights! Pink is a trending color for Christmas. While nontraditional, it’s playfully festive.

For an unexpected look, pair pink lights with red. Use pink Christmas lights outdoors for a fanciful display, or inside on your Christmas tree along with pink and white ornaments for a sweet, elegant look.

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Yellow Christmas Lights

Whether you call them yellow, gold or warm white, yellow Christmas lights emit a classic, cozy holiday vibe.

Bright white lights have their place. But there’s something about the glittery glow of yellow Christmas lights that make your home sparkle with Christmas spirit, inside or out. These yellow lights, waterproof for outdoor use, feature clear wire and eight twinkle modes. Want to make your lights shine even brighter this year? Try out this Christmas tree light hack.

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Purple Christmas Lights

People don’t often decorate their house for Christmas with purple lights, but this purple and white outdoor display by @christmascontractor proves it works.

Purple is often associated with royalty and luxury, making it a great color for the grandeur of the holiday season. These purple LED lights are extra long (164 feet) for more coverage. Did you know that purple LED lights make some people sick?

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Blue Christmas Lights

Blue Christmas lights will turn your home or yard into a winter wonderland! Combine them with white lights for a frozen, frosty look.

These blue meteor shower lights feature a cascading twinkle pattern resembling melting icicles or falling snow. Hang them from outdoor tree branches or along your roofline for a stunning wintertime display. Here’s our guide to help you hang the Christmas lights.

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Orange Christmas Lights

Although orange lights are typically used in Halloween displays, consider transitioning them into Christmas displays. The warm, amber glow works well with other bright colors for an eye-catching multicolored light show.

Decorate a tree or bush with orange string lights for a striking look, like this palm tree. Or check out this orange LED strip light that’s flexible and cuttable so you can bend and trim it to make a custom display.

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Rainbow Christmas Lights

To recreate this playful rainbow Christmas tree from @atcharlotteshouse, light sections of your tree with different colored lights and place them in rainbow order. Or you can also purchase a pre-lit rainbow Christmas tree and all the work is done for you! Add white and clear ornaments so the focus stays on the beautiful colored lights.

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Pastel Christmas Lights

Instead of bright, vibrant colors, these pastel Christmas lights offer an atypical look for indoor and outdoor displays. The softer color palette looks great outside paired with white bows and other decorations. Or use these lights on a flocked Christmas tree along with pastel ornaments for a snowy, delicate look.

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Erica Young
Erica Young is a freelance writer and content creator, specializing in home and lifestyle pieces. She loves writing about home decor, organization, relationships, and pop culture. She holds a bachelor's degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from Arizona State University, the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.