DIY your house's own Christmas laser light shower

If you have fallen shamefully flat in the decorating stakes, I have a one outdoor lighting solution that will blow those smug expressions off the faces of those judging neighbours, writes Kya deLongchamps.

Star Shower light from JML is just stabbed into the grass and plugged in to a safe RCD plug-point.

Point it at the house and by night it will cover walls, windows, doors, trees and even the grass in an uninterrupted 600sq foot light show of holographic 3D-effect sparkle. It can be used indoors too for parties or the Christmas season — fabulous in double height spaces. A sensor means it will operate after dusk when the light falls. The Star Shower uses 1% of the energy of traditional string lights. €69.99, jmldirect.com and other outlets nationwide.

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