Rudolph, the real story! It’s Montgomery Ward’s fault.

    We had to tap wikipedia.org for much of this information Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer is a fictional reindeer with a…

    DMX lights can add a new dimension to your display.

    If you have any kind of theatrical background you’ve probably heard the techies throw around the ‘DMX’ term. It’s a common…

    When and where did this Christmas tree decorating thing really start?

    Who would have thought? We had help from Christmasarchives.com for this. Legend has it that he used the triangular shape…

    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…

    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…

    Decorating the grass… so incredibly easy and unexpected.

    Your biggest canvas of creativity is the grass in your yard. If you think about it, you have the most…

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    The forums are still here… though they’ve been moved.  Change your browser shortcut to forums.planetchristmas.com

    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.

      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…
      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,…
      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.…
      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…

      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