Build a website and tell the world what you’re doing.

    A very special thanks to Greg Zimmerman for writing this! Seems like everyone has a website but you.  Why not? …

    Fruitcakes last forever? Ir’s on the Internet so it must be true.

    We’re no fruitcake experts so we got help from the and In the 16th century, oatmeal was removed…

    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…

    Imagine building a Christmas train for your display!

    by Mike Shimko Nothing can beat step by step pictures and instructions. Here goes! 1 Begin with the Railroad Crossing.…

    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…

    Santa. You better be a good one!

    Being Santa Claus carries a lot of responsibilities. People see a good looking Santa and want to believe the best.…

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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