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Boston Magazine

10 Tips from Boston Experts to Make Your Christmas Tree Sparkle

"Choose your LED lights with care. It’s great that many people are now decking out their Christmas trees with LED lights out of consideration for the environment—but don’t just pick up the first strand of lights you find at the store. “As a lighting designer, the color temperature of the lighting is so critical,” says Len Schnabel of Design Light Co. “A lot of the LEDs are much cooler…so make sure you’re not buying lights that’ll look gaudy and garish.” Look for LEDs that are specifically labeled as “warm,” or make sure they’re low on the Kelvin scale, to make sure they’ll give off the cozy glow you expect."