IP Ratings… how waterproof are those lights???

    If you see products bragging how they’re IP-68 rated, your first thought probably is something like “What in the world…

    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.…

    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…

    Basic chocolate chip cookies are still pretty darn good.

    from PopularCookieRecipes.com Ingredients • 3/4 cup sugar • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar • 1 cup butter • 1 large…

    How much power are you going to need and can you ever have too much?

    You’ve got thousands of Christmas lights yet you have no idea how many can be plugged into a typical wall…

    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…

    Looking for the forums?

    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.

    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