Do you have to run a separate extension chord from your Christmas tree star topper to have it light up ? Many times the Christmas lights don't go end to end (plug-in to plug-in end) so to enable your topper to light up, you have to run another extension chord down the back of the tree. This INSTRUCTABLE fixes that problem.
Step 1: Five Things You Need
1) Black electrical tape
2) needle nose pliers
3) a Christmas ornament revolver / ornamotor
( these can be found in most stores for 5 $ - 10$. They usually come with special individual ornaments, in their own boxes. They allow an ornament of your choice to revolve /spin slowly)
4) Two plastic twist on connectors
5) Tree topper star that lights up ( or your choice of one)
Step 2: Simply Cut, Splice and Tape.
(The bottom half is already designed to plug into the string of lights)
Strip the outer layer of plastic off of the wires for about a half an inch so they are ready to splice.
Discard the top half of the spinner. You Don't need it.
Step 3: Cut and Strip the Wires on the Tree Topper Star
Cut the two wires coming from the tree topper about 2 inches ABOVE where the plug-in is. ( this leaves you a long length of chord for convenience )
Strip the ends of both wires the same way you did the last ones.
Step 4: Now Splice Twist Them Together
Do the same thing with the other two wires.
Now you have two sets of wires twisted together with two plastic SAFETY connectors.
Black tape around each plastic cap and wire pair ( for double safety)
Black tape around the whole bundle together, to make it look neater.
That's it. Plug your Tree Topper Star into any plug-in socket on your string of Christmas lights. No more double chords down the back of the tree. : )