Holiday decorating do's and don'ts from 'The Great Christmas Light Fight' judges

ByJennifer Matarese WABC logo
Monday, December 5, 2016
Carter and Taniya give their top do's and don'ts for holiday decorating
Carter Oosterhouse and Taniya Nayak give their decorating tips as judges on ABC's "The Great Christmas Light Fight."

NEW YORK -- Ready, set, decorate! It's that time of year again, time for "The Great Christmas Light Fight" on ABC!

The show is back with celebrity judges Carter Oosterhouse and Taniya Nayak for its fourth season.

The two designers shared their decorating do's and don'ts so that you can have the most beautiful holiday display on the block.

Among the Do's:

- Have a reason behind your design

- Mix old and new styles

- Be a kid again and embrace nostalgia

- Add music

- D.I.Y. (Do It Yourself)

And Don't:

- Overdo it

- Forget to have a plan

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The battle of the lights continues with new episodes of ABC's hit holiday-decorating-competition series, "The Great Christmas Light Fight."

Both designers will have to choose between four families' over-the-top displays as they travel America to hand out a $50,000 prize each week.

Don't miss the big premiere on Monday, December 5th from 8-10 p.m. EST on ABC!


Due to coverage of the Jets-Colts game on WABC-TV, "The Great Christmas Light Fight" will air at 1:35 a.m. on Wednesday, this week only.