These lights are so cute and look like they do in the picture! However, I mean that as in if you look at all of the pictures. These are pretty clear and the entire star isn't lit up but rather a tiny bulb at the base of each star that illuminates the clear plastic. Because of this, the lugging is pretty dim. Like the dimmest string lights I've had. I still love them though because it almost is more classy and subtler than "basic" Christmas lights lol plus they're suuupper long and you can change the settings so they can blink or ripple effect and stuff!! Overall, I love this baby, but it could stand to be brighter and shipping kinda took long. 9/10 would recommend!!