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.…

    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…

    Why December 25th? Wouldn’t Christmas be better during the summer?

    We had to get a little help from the website on this one. For the church’s first three centuries,…

    PlanetChristmas Magazine for Fall 2014

    Better than ever before, the new and improved Fall 2014 issue of PlanetChristmas magazine has hit the streets!  Here’s a…

    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…

    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…

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    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