Are LEDs TOO Bright?

    I was looking at a comparison of LED based 5mm Christmas lights recently.  One string was made in 2010, another…

    High Voltage-Ouch! This stuff really can kill you!

    This is a 1.6 MB movie showing what happens when someone at TVA pulled the plug on PlanetChristmas. Click here to…

    Great Christmas Light Fight 2014 and the PC Tattoo

    “Great TV show but haven’t I seen that Apruzzi tattoo somewhere else?” The battle for the best lights is on!  ABC’s…

    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…

    Leaping arches are just so darn cool in Christmas displays!

    From the November 2010 issue of PlanetChristmas magazine. On Monday Chuck Smith stood at my desk and “suggested” the magazine…

    Where did Santa and the legend really come from?

    We got a little help from History.com on good old Santa The legend of Santa Claus can be traced back…

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      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 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

      No loud music but instead think about your own radio station.

      It’s cold and you’re stuck in the car with all of the windows rolled up, looking at the thousands of…
      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