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…

    Visiting the 2013 Halloween Haunt Show in St. Louis

    If you’re really into Christmas decorating, a visit to a Halloween trade show can be like entering a different world. …

    What’s up with the pickle ornament and all the history behind it?

    we got some help from Ornamentshop.com and Squidoo.com  It’s a lovely story. Except for some small details: St. Nicholas traditionally comes…

    Signs help keep out the troublemakers.

    You’ve got a great display… but you need some signs to tell people what you have or warn them of…

    PlanetChristmas Magazine for Spring 2015

    Better than ever before, the new and improved Spring 2015 PlanetChristmas Magazine with Christmas Expo Information has hit the streets!  Here’s…

    LED really means so much light for so little power.

    LEDs (Light Emitting Diodes) represent the newest breakthrough in lighting technology. LEDs are a low-maintenance, energy efficient solution for anyone…

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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.

    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