July 2013

Adding LED Icicle Light to the outside of your home this Christmas

Adding LED Icicle Light to the outside of your home this Christmas

Snowing icicle lights can easily be added to the outside of homes and create the dazzling effect of falling snow.When planning your Christmas display this year and looking at the most suitable set we would always advise planning ahead. While the nights are lighter this time of year is perfect to work out what size light set you will need to cover the outside of your home in snowing icicle lights.First work out where the lights power feed will run from. The majority of Christmas lights come with

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Zero Running Costs - Solar Christmas Lights

Zero Running Costs - Solar Christmas Lights

Solar Christmas lights are becoming more and more popular each year as households opt for a more 'green' option when looking to add a touch of festive cheer to the outside of their homes and gardens.As the solar technology has developed the overall quality of solar lights has moved on leaps and bounds. The majority of solar Christmas lights use LED bulbs which can be found in an array of colours from ice white to vibrant pink. The solar light market really does have something for all budgets an

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The World's Tallest Snowmen

The World's Tallest Snowmen

Snowmen are traditionally built throughout winter with more of them being built around Christmas than any other time. Although building snowmen can be a lot of fun often as a society we can become a bit competitive whilst doing so.Here’s a list of some of the world’s largest snowmen (and women) ever built and on record.In Bethel, Maine, USA Robin Zinchuk went about building the world’s tallest snowman, the like sof which hasn’t been seen since. On the 24th of January 200

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The Worlds Most Impressive Christmas Trees

The Worlds Most Impressive Christmas Trees

One the most cherished parts of Christmas is decorating the tree. Whether it be a real or artificial tree we enjoy adding our own unique style to the tree whether it be a particular colour theme or style of lights.Here at UK Christmas World we have chosen top Christmas Tree displays from across the globe, we are sure you will be impressed..The first Christmas Tree comes from Warsaw in Poland. This spectacular tree stands at just over 88ft tall (thats 26 metres!) and stands in the centre of

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Festive Flora - Where Did It Begin?

Festive Flora - Where Did It Begin?

There are many plants and flowers that are considered as festive, one of the most famous being the pine tree; but most of us are ignorant to the reasons for these beliefs. Whilst we can’t be sure as to whether some of these tales are true here are the widely accepted theories behind our festive flora. Poinsettia is a plant that flowers whilst the days are short, less than 12 hours to be exact, the poinsettia is considered a “short day plant” because of this. The poinsetti

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Artificial Christmas Trees - PE or PVC?

Artificial Christmas Trees - PE or PVC?

Choosing an artificial Christmas tree can always be a difficult decision with so many sizes, shapes and styles to choose from. Where do you start?Like many items it is worth investing in a good quality artificial tree which can last for up to 15 years. (Remember that the tree will need to be un-packed from its box, built up, decorated and then put back into its box at least 15 times during its lifespan).Begin with working out where the tree is going to go, this will determine what space you hav

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Create an even bigger Light display with our Connectable LED Lights

Create an even bigger Light display with our Connectable LED Lights

Light up your home and garden in style this Christmas with our ever popular Connectable LED Lights.As the lighting technology has developed you are now able to connect upto 6,000 supabright LED lights safely from just the one mains plug. Maybe this is finally the end ot trailing extension leads, double adaptors and danagerour four ways.With connectable Christmas lights you actually end up paying less, have less stress and of course with just the one cable no mess!Our connectable LED light

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What are LED Christmas lights?

What are LED Christmas lights?

LED stands for ''light emitting diode'', which is basically a diode (electrical component) that conducts electricity in one direction. This electrical current excites the electrons within the diode, releasing photons we we see as light.With LED's the colour options are endless but when it comes to lighting up your home or garden or most popular LED lights are warm white and white. The bulbs in LED Christmas lights are typically available in many different shapes and with most Christmas lights c

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Its July and officially the start of Christmas!

Its July and officially the start of Christmas!

It is July, the sun is shining with temperatures in London set to top 30 degrees.July is also the time several major retailers begin to think about Christmas which is now only a mere 5 months away.Harrods the most famous department store in the world opens its Christmas shop at the end of this month.Many international shoppers stock up on unique Christmas decorations, Christmas lights and festive food from the stores 8,000 square foot shop.  Last year saw the store launch a range of Christ

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No Hassle Battery Operated Timer Lights

No Hassle Battery Operated Timer Lights

As technology has developed battery operated Christmas lights are becoming more popular as people opt to use batteries rather than electricity. Not only are batteries safer than using electrics but it enables parts of the home and garden to be lit where it may not be possible to run a power supply to.Battery lights use standard AA batteries to power the LED's, as with anything battery powered the higher quality the battery the longer the lights will stay lit for.Premier's new 'Timelights' come

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