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…

    Do we really need candy canes and what do the colors mean?

    We got some help from on this candy cane history. One of the most often seen symbols of Christmas…

    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…

    Quick and easy gingerbread cookies

    A special thanks to Scott Ewing, Atlanta, Georgia    [email protected] Ingredients • 18.25 oz. spice cake mix (Duncan Hines Moist…

    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…

    Decorate your outdoor train layout

    Have a garden railway (think outdoor electric trains)?  Decorate it for the holiday season. We did some digging and found…

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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