August 2015. Decorating has begun!

    Cheekwood Botanical Gardens in Nashville, Tennessee has begun decorating for Christmas 2015.  What makes it a bit unusual is when…

    PlanetChristmas Magazine for April 2014 – Pixel Trees!

    Better than ever before, the new and improved April 2014 issue of PlanetChristmas magazine has hit the streets!  Here’s a…

    Moving to DMX technology in your shows has potential

    From the Spring 2009 edition of PlanetChristmas magazine.  By Charles Belcher When each of us purchased our favorite software and…

    Decorating indoor Christmas trees means LROST.

    We got a little help from for this article Truly a Christmas tradition! Get your entire family involved and…

    X-10. Dated technology but it can still be used.

     The easiest (but dated) way to control your Christmas lights is to use X-10 Technology. The price is right and…

    Are LEDs TOO Bright?

    I was looking at a comparison of LED based 5mm Christmas lights recently.  One string was made in 2010, another…

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    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