Are LEDs TOO Bright?

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

    PlanetChristmas Magazine for December 2013

    Better than ever before, the new and improved December 2013 issue of PlanetChristmas magazine has hit the streets!  Here’s a…

    Wire sizing… too small and you start a fire.

    If you have any questions or concerns at all about electricity, please consult a licensed electrician. You’ve got a zillion…

    What’s up with the pickle ornament and all the history behind it?

    we got some help from and  It’s a lovely story. Except for some small details: St. Nicholas traditionally comes…

    Thinking about starting a Christmas business?

    A lot of people dream of running their own business. If you’re really into the season, it seems a natural to…

    How much power are you going to need and can you ever have too much?

    You’ve got thousands of Christmas lights yet you have no idea how many can be plugged into a typical wall…

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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