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…

    PlanetChristmas Magazine for November 2017

    Better than ever before, the new and improved November 2017 PlanetChristmas Magazine has hit the streets!  Here’s a peek at…

    Four months until Santa Claus?

    I’ll admit there are times when I wonder about the thing called Christmas spirit.  What is it?  The I reread…

    Vampire Plugs = Easy!

    Been shopping for extension cords lately?  Ouch! Then there are the times when you need a two foot cord and…

    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…

    LEDs vs. incandescent lights… there’s a real difference.

    This was supposed to be easy. Determine once and for all if it’s time for all of us to switch…

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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.

      July 7, 2017

      30 Years of Tips and Tricks

      If you attended a class called ’30 Years of Tips and Tricks’ at Christmas Expo 2015 in Fort Worth, Texas,…
      August 27, 2017

      Vampire Plugs = Easy!

      Been shopping for extension cords lately?  Ouch! Then there are the times when you need a two foot cord and…
      March 26, 2018

      Haunt Show 2018

      It was a dark and stormy night in St. Louis for the March 2018 haunting.  Really it’s the annual tradeshow…
      March 5, 2017

      Blow Molds. Love them. Fix them. Display them.

      A special thanks to Carrie Sansing for this article.  She’s the blow mold queen! I’m seriously addicted to blow molds.…

      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