These Christmas gadgets will alleviate some of the frustration of decorating and add a touch of cool to your holiday decor. You’ll find tools to help fix burned out Christmas lights and know when to water your Christmas trees, plus lots of other must-have devices.
Despite my love of all things vintage, I’m also a techy, gadget-loving gal.
Today I’m sharing some of my favorite Christmas gadgets that will help with your holiday decorating. These finds will help you deal with some of the frustrations of Christmas decorating, like burned out lights and knowing when to water your live Christmas tree. And some of these Christmas gadgets will add a touch of cool to your holiday decor.
Earlier this week, I shared our Christmas porch tour, which included a live Christmas tree. But there was something important missing from those photos.
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If you’ve ever had a live Christmas tree, then you know it can be difficult to know when to water. It usually involves squatting, or laying belly down on the floor, so you can dip your hand into the tree stand to check the water level.
This little guy, the Evergreen Elf, is going to be your new best friend.
Just attach him to your tree stand and extend the probe into the water. If the tree has enough water, the light on his belly flashes green. But when you need to water, the light turns red and Evergreen Elf alerts you with an audio signal. As you know, dry Christmas trees are a potential fire hazard. Every year Christmas tree fires cause millions in property damage, plus injuries
So smart and cute, right?
Evergreen Elf works with all tree stands on the market, and he also worked on my ice cream churn turned tree bucket. (We have another metal bucket elevated inside the wooden one that we fill with water.
Read on for more of my Christmas gadget recommendations.
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I love a prelit Christmas tree, but those promises that the lights will stay “always lit” even when one burns out? Lies!
This tree has some bad lights, but we were able to use the Light Keeper Pro to fix them.
While I highly recommend the Light Keeper, if you want to do things old school and replace each burned out bulb, make the job easier for a light tester.
Add the look of candlelight to your Christmas tree with these battery-operated flameless LED candle clip lights, controlled with a remote.
Speaking of Christmas lights, you need a lighted foot switch to turn them on and off. My family teases me because I call them “light step-on thingies.”
For outdoor lights, a light timer is key.
Here’s another option that kids would love. A magic wand Christmas tree remote. Lumos!
Or you could control them with your phone with a programmable set of LED lights that connects via Bluetooth.
Change the way your Christmas lights look with 3D holographic glasses. We have some of these and love looking at our Christmas lights through them.
Skip stringing lights altogether and use a Christmas lights projector to put on a festive show outdoors.
If you have a big budget for your Christmas gadgets and decor, how about a snow machine? You’d win the prize for most festive house in the neighborhood, for sure!
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