Imagine building a Christmas train for your display!

    by Mike Shimko Nothing can beat step by step pictures and instructions. Here goes! 1 Begin with the Railroad Crossing.…

    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.…

    X-10. Dated technology but it can still be used.

     The easiest (but dated) way to control your Christmas lights is to use X-10 Technology. The price is right and…

    Santa Show Casting

    Ready to be on TV?  A Santa show is now looking for the best Santa out there.  Here’s a little…

    Potato chip and chocolate cookies. Yummy!

    Ingredients • 1 cup butter • 1/2 cup sugar • 1 tsp. vanilla or vanilla paste • 1 3/4 cups…

    RGB lights/pixels means any bulb, any color at anytime.

    For nearly a century our parents and grandparents have been hanging lights on trees, houses and yards – and, for…

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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