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We've got these lights.....

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phoenix Fri 05-Feb-16 19:43:12

Laser display things, that Mr P wanted for his birthday back in November.

They have a Christmas setting, with snowmen, angels, father Christmas etc, but also have other options for different times of the year, rabbits for Easter, ghosts for Halloween, hearts for St Valentines day.

There is also one like a firework, (we switched to that on one set and a cocktail glass on the other for New Year)

It is Chinese New Year on Monday, and I'm tempted to put them out on the firework setting!

They don't need "putting up" just pop them into the bracket that is fixed to the fence, plug them in and away we go!

I think it would look quite jolly, and anything that brightens these dark days can't be bad!

BTW, went to the docs the other day, and the receptionist who lives across the way said how much they enjoyed our lights!

Any thoughts?

hildajenniJ Fri 05-Feb-16 19:51:40

Do it!
My DD is taking the DGC to the Chinese New Year celebrations in Glasgow tomorrow. They are going shopping to the Chinese and Asian supermarkets to buy ingredients for a Chinese feast when they get back home.

POGS Fri 05-Feb-16 19:54:33

I bought something similar Phoenix. One set displays a static picture the other displays red,blue and been dots that cover a wall or ceiling and can be static or the dots swirl. Poor description but you know what I mean. My GD loves them and they are great for parties.

Any thoughts? Yes another house in our village had theirs knicked from their front garden. angry. Happy partying.

rosesarered Fri 05-Feb-16 20:11:35

You may get a few miserable gits people, who say it's Not New York 'ere you know, but I say go for it, anything bright and lively at this time of year.

morethan2 Fri 05-Feb-16 20:48:47

I love to see twinkly lights, they cheer me up no end. Do it, lots of us appreciate it.

phoenix Fri 05-Feb-16 21:40:41

Thanks for the replies, I think we will go for it,even though Chinese New Year isn't exactly a hot celebration in a North Devon village! grin

Shestheone Fri 05-Feb-16 21:58:08

I'm with everyone - do it!!

Next mission - how to persuade DH that we really, really need some of these lights.......sound fantastic smile

POGS Fri 05-Feb-16 22:11:15

This yer sometimes grockle says go for it me luvver.

Proper Job. smile

Jalima Fri 05-Feb-16 22:53:54

Zackly, POGS

Ooh arr, put ee up maid, zounds 'andsome

Willow500 Sat 06-Feb-16 21:50:26

Seen these and would love them but our living room doesn't face the garden so would be a waste. I am obsessed with lights - i have two which are similar to the above but just have shooting stars on the ceiling and currently have unknown amount of timed battery candles and lights that come on when it's dark in the living room, kitchen and conservatory - my husband thinks I'm mad but they look so warm and cosy. The only problem is I need a lot more rechargeable batteries to power them smile

NanaandGrampy Sun 07-Feb-16 09:41:11

If you get them , do post a picture. I think they sound great !

phoenix Sun 07-Feb-16 15:39:45

We will be putting them up tonight, as I suppose that today is Chinese New Years Eve!

Probably confuse the heck out of the neighbours!

Charleygirl Sun 07-Feb-16 15:44:11

Many years ago I was given a lamp which oddly had a pink light bulb. I felt I had to change the light bulb in case people thought that I was advertising the local brothel!

phoenix Sun 07-Feb-16 19:01:36


Ana Sun 07-Feb-16 19:07:36

Oh, Charleygirl, that reminded me of when I shared a house with a friend and some other students in the late 60s/early 70s. My friend thought a red bulb in the porch would give a nice, welcoming glow!

We were very naive in those days and couldn't understand why strange men were knocking on the windows in the middle of the night asking for 'Sheila'...blush

Jalima Sun 07-Feb-16 19:14:09