10 ways to make money in the Christmas business

    This is the time of year when some start thinking about how they can make money getting into the Christmas…

    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.…

    Vandalism… you might as well get ready.

     Vandalism is a concern since your display is high profile in your community. Staying up all night with a shotgun…

    Wireframes are perfect for outdoor Christmas decorations.

     It’s one thing to put a lot of lights on trees and bushes… but if you really want to get…

    Live performances by adding a few unpredictable humans to the show.

    An over-the-top computerized display is really a very controlled environment.  Music is carefully choreographed to the lights and no light…

    PlanetChristmas Magazine for Spring 2015

    Better than ever before, the new and improved Spring 2015 PlanetChristmas Magazine with Christmas Expo Information has hit the streets!  Here’s…

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      March 10, 2017

      The Dirty Little Secret. Pixels are Power Hogs.

      Pixel trees.  Good gosh they’re amazing to watch.  They make a show ‘pop’ and get people talking. But… I built…
      March 5, 2017

      Ready to make those lights dance to the music. Think about sequencing.

      So… you just bought all that fancy hardware to flash the lights to the music? or… You have a talent…
      March 5, 2017

      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…
      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,…

      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