Add drama to your show with a fog machine.

    Those fog/bubble/snow machines can be great for creating all kinds of special effect. Perhaps the best effect is the look…

    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…

    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…

    Basic chocolate chip cookies are still pretty darn good.

    from PopularCookieRecipes.com Ingredients • 3/4 cup sugar • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar • 1 cup butter • 1 large…

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

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

    Looking for the forums?

    The forums are still here… though they’ve been moved.  Change your browser shortcut to forums.planetchristmas.com

    Take me to the forums!

    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