Some neighborhoods take their holiday decorating very seriously. But, some homeowners go a smidge too far. Okay, who are we kidding? Some homeowners border on bulb abuse. Here's a new crop of holiday decorated houses you could probably see from outer space. Note: This is NOT an inspirational gallery of "Dos". It's more of a list of please "don'ts."
Shown: Who needs streetlights with a house this bright? This Venice, California, home is shown reflecting its awe-inspiring amount of twinkling lights on the Venice Canals.
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Crazy for a Cause
Like Alek Komarnitsky's house from the last gallery, this home in Queens, New York, collects donations from visitors for a local children's hospital.
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Spelling It Out
Nothing says Joyeux Noel quite like splashing it in huge letters across your lawn. This house in New Castle, Delaware, gets the message across with huge, light-up lettering every holiday season.
Powered-Up Water Mill
One of the largest water-powered mills still in existence, the Clifton Mill in Ohio is draped in more than 3.5 million Christmas lights annually. The red light strands cover the bank of the mill's power source, the Little Miami River.
Out of all the over-the-top homes on our list, this one just might take the cake. With lights so plentiful you can't even see the house under it, this home in Ontario donates money from visitors to SickKids, a children's hospital in Toronto.More holiday content from thisoldhouse.com