Make Your Trees Twinkle
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Make Your Trees Twinkle

Add a bit of sparkle to your neighbourhood! Putting fairy lights up in your front garden is a fun and simple way to decorate your area and get everyone’s houses twinkling. 

What You Need

Outdoor friendly fairy lights

A tree, bush, gate or fence in your front garden

Make It Happen!

We’ve put together some tips to help you make this happen in your neighbourhood, you can read them all here or jump straight to these sections:

How To Approach Your Neighbours

How To Spread The Word

Decorate Your Space

What To Do


Get your hands on some fairy lights

You can find outdoor fairy lights in your local gardening centres and like most things, they can be ordered online. Solar powered fairy lights are the best way to do some sustainable, weather resistant decorating.



Wrap the fairy lights around a tree in your front garden. If you don’t have a tree, try a bush or even your fence or front gate. Let your neighbours know that you plan on decorating and encourage them to do the same in their gardens.

You could set an evening aside where you all decorate, and count down to switching all your lights on at the same time.

Having a neighbourhood of twinkling front gardens is a really simple way to add a bit of magic to your community!

Share Your Creations

Send us photos of your creations, email [email protected] or tag us on social media @neighbourhoodnetworkirl

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