Trend: holiday inflatables, the new icicle lights?
Inflatable yard decorations -- in the form of Santas, reindeer, penguins, nativity scenes, many inside inflatable globes aflurry with snowflakes -- are popping up all over suburbia, transforming front lawns into miniature Macy's Thanksgiving Day parades.
With price tags ranging from $60 to $300, and sizes ranging from 4 to 12 feet tall, inflatable holiday decorations offer "a lot of bang for the buck," says Chuck Smith, who runs PlanetChristmas.com. Many inflatables are lighted within and equipped with motorized fans to keep them inflated, so an extravagant display can set a homeowner back as much as $1,000 a month in electric bills. Full Article here.
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