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    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.

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      Until Christmas

      (the most magical day of the year)

      Until the Reveal

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      Now this is a light show!

       

      What an Outdoor Display!

      Silent Monks Singing