About Us

Decorating Elves Inc. is a full service outdoor lighting and landscape lighting service. Decorating Elves is dedicated to its clients’ satisfaction and increasing the aesthetics of their property through illumination. Nick Schriver, the lead designer and founder, has the highest and utmost professionalism in the industry. With Nick’s background in Architecture and Landscape Design, he understands what it takes to make a home, business, or property excel with proper lighting. Decorating Elves is dedicated to the best night lighting available and it shows through every aspect of our system.

Our Mission

Decorating Elves is dedicated to helping people Avoid the Holiday Hassle and enjoy spending more time with friends, family, and loved ones during the holiday season. We are dedicated to helping you Make it Look Awesome.

Decorating Elves service carries the best landscape lighting fixtures in the industry. Because we are an independent installer, we offer a wide variety of fixtures and brands to meet any design criteria. We carry the most durable long lasting UL rated products available. We are a certified member of American Outdoor Lighting Professionals, and a certified installer for Vista Pro, Cast, and Garden Lights (see complete list below). We also offer a renewable comprehensive service that keeps your system looking fabulous long after the initial installation. We look forward to adding you to the Decorating Elves family of clients.

Decorating Elves was started as a small business venture by Nick Schriver to help homeowners Avoid the Holiday Hassle during the stressful Christmas season. With hard work and dedication Decorating Elves has grown to be the premier outdoor lighting, holiday lighting, and event decorating company in Tampa Bay and the surrounding area.

Nick Schriver started in Columbus, Ohio while studying architecture and business at Ohio State University in the winter of 2002. The company quickly filled its calendar with jobs and expanded its staff. In 2003 Nick graduated and moved to sunny Florida. In Saint Petersburg Nick found further opportunity to expand and grow Holiday Lighting Solutions into Decorating Elves, a full service Christmas lighting and event decorator. Later from there he added the Outdoor Landscape Lighting service in 2006. Decorating Elves has become a trusted brand name in the Outdoor Lighting and Christmas décor industry.

Decorating Elves would like to say “Thank You” to all our clients and everyone who has enjoyed our lighting, decor and holiday lighting services. In addition we look forward to working with our new clients and helping YOU light up every day!

Our Design Team is a Cut Above the Rest

Anchored by our Certified Outdoor Lighting Designer – Nick Schriver, CLVLT, COLD YR2, who is a graduate of Architecture at The Ohio State University, has been doing outdoor and landscape lighting Design / Build for almost a decade. He has completed some of the most talked about and highly visible projects in the Tampa Bay Area … everything from Restaurants and Clubs to Condos and Luxury Residential.

Decorating Elves continues to train its staff and strives to be the best in this industry!

Certified Low Voltage Lighting Technician (CLVLT)

Certified Member

The Association of Outdoor Lighting Professionals mission is to establish standards, educate industry professionals and increase awareness of the outdoor lighting industry.

  • American Outdoor Lighting Professionals
  • Small Business Network
  • St. Pete Beach Chamber of Commerce
  • Angie’s List Award Winner

Certified Installer

  • Cast
  • Copper Moon
  • Dauer Lighting
  • Deep Glow
  • Focus Industries
  • FX Luminaires
  • Garden Lights
  • Hadco
  • Hydrel
  • Kichler
  • Luma Stream
  • RAB
  • SPJ Lighting
  • Unique
  • Universal Lighting
  • Vision 3 Lighting
  • Vista Pro

Lighting Consultation

Call 727-474-2628 or 1-800-MY-LITES or click to schedule your consultation today.

Licensed State Contractor

  • State of Florida – ES12000805
  • State of Georgia – LVG105497

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Areas Served

Proudly serving the Greater Tampa Bay Metro Area including Hillsborough County, Manatee County, Pasco County and all of Pinellas County.

Landscape Lighting beautifully illuminates your Home and Property while offering Safety, Security, and Night Time Enjoyment.


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