Windows 8 and Christmas

    And then there was Windows 8… my head hurts. Why talk about a geeky operating system on a Christmas website?  Many…

    Building a Light-O-Rama controller is pretty easy.

    From the July 2009 edition of PlanetChristmas magazine.  By Fred Garvin. You’re ready to take the big step into computerizing…

    IP Ratings… how waterproof are those lights???

    If you see products bragging how they’re IP-68 rated, your first thought probably is something like “What in the world…

    LED really means so much light for so little power.

    LEDs (Light Emitting Diodes) represent the newest breakthrough in lighting technology. LEDs are a low-maintenance, energy efficient solution for anyone…

    Decorate your outdoor train layout

    Have a garden railway (think outdoor electric trains)?  Decorate it for the holiday season. We did some digging and found…

    What’s so special about the North Pole and why would anyone live there?

    We got some help from as well as Santa for this page First, the official definition The Earth’s axis…

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    What are the PlanetChristmas forums?  It’s where the decorating community gathers to trade ideas, offer help and do a bit of showing off.  Come join us.  Click the button above.

    Until Christmas

    (the most magical day of the year)

    Until the Reveal

    (typically just after Thanksgiving)

    Now this is a light show!


    What an Outdoor Display!

    Silent Monks Singing