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CNB Business News: Local outdoor decorating pros offer their top three tips for holiday lighting


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Egg Harbor Township, NJ (Grassroots Newswire) November 29, 2016 - Even 

though Christmas is just a few short weeks away, the decorating pros at 

Christmas Decor franchises nationwide assure homeowners that it’s not too 

late to decorate.


The key, according Shawn Anita Ferrie of Christmas Decor by Fresh Cut Lawn 

Care, Inc., a franchise member of the Christmas Decor network in Egg 

Harbor Township, is not to be distracted by the endless décor 

possibilities, but to create a plan that is focused and designed for 

maximum impact with minimum stress. Ferrie offers the following tips for 

achieving a professional result from your holiday decorating efforts:


1. Less is more when it comes to holiday lighting.

Don’t crowd your lawn with too many colors and themes. Whether your 

preference is colored lights, white lights, or a combination of both, 

avoid the “Clark Griswold” approach and don’t try to blanket your property 

and landscaping with countless strings of bulbs. With holiday lighting, as 

with year-round outdoor lighting and landscaping, a simple, classic 

approach is more attractive, safer, and more cost-effective, too.


2. Focus on a central landscape feature

Take a good look at your home and yard and identify the features that 

really stand out. These might include a huge evergreen that would look 

amazing covered in lights or a front entrance just waiting to be draped 

with twinkling garland and flanked by festive greenery. Circle driveways, 

porches and patios can all pop, as well, with a hint of colored lighting 

on structures and greenery.


3. Spread the wealth

After you have identified the decorating focal point for your holiday 

lighting design, look for ways to enhance other areas of your yard and 

home. Simply stringing lights along pathways, landscape plants, windows 

and rooflines can result in an overall lighting design that looks warm and 



For homeowners with a vision for their holiday lighting but no time to 

implement it, and for homeowners who don’t know where to begin, it’s not 

too late to call in the holiday décor specialists from Christmas Decor by 

Fresh Cut Lawn Care, Inc.. Their pros offer an affordable, full-service 

decorating solution, working with home and business owners in the Egg 

Harbor Township area to design, install, take down and store top-quality, 

high impact outdoor lighting, décor and special effects that light up the 



The Christmas Decor Franchise Network, the premier holiday lighting and 

decorating company in North America, has been decorating homes and 

businesses since 1986. Operating in more than 350 markets in 48 states and 

Canada, the Christmas Decor Franchise Network focuses primarily on 

exterior decorating services, offering customized lighting displays, 

garlands, wreaths, and bows.


Appointments are still available, but time is running out to have the 

professionals from Christmas Decor decorate your home or business this 

holiday season. To schedule a consultation or installation, please contact 

Shawn Anita Ferrie of Christmas Decor by Fresh Cut Lawn Care, Inc. in Egg 

Harbor Township at (609)653-2197 or You can 

also learn more at



About Christmas Decor

Since its inception in 1986, Christmas Decor has risen to become the 

premier holiday lighting and decorating company in North America. The 

Texas-based company was founded by Blake Smith as an off-season supplement 

to his landscape business and as a method to provide year-round work for 

employees. Christmas Decor quickly emerged as a viable business 

opportunity and today, operates in more than 350 markets in 48 states and 

Canada. Plans are underway to open locations in more than 100 new markets 

through franchise expansion in select communities around the country. 

Christmas Decor is highly revered in its field and has received consistent 

recognition for its efforts; some highlights include having been named one 

of the Top Ten Home Improvement Franchises for 2008 by Entrepreneur 

Magazine and AOL Small Business.