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…

    MiniTrees. Easy to build, deploy and dazzle your viewers.

     Imagine having 192 little two foot trees snaking through the yard, each tree on a separate circuit and each circuit…

    Tell a story and people will remember.

    Anyone can put out a lot of Christmas decorations to overwhelm the casual observer. People will talk about it and…

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

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

    Are LEDs TOO Bright?

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

    10 ways to make money in the Christmas business

    This is the time of year when some start thinking about how they can make money getting into the Christmas…

    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.

      July 7, 2017

      30 Years of Tips and Tricks

      If you attended a class called ’30 Years of Tips and Tricks’ at Christmas Expo 2015 in Fort Worth, Texas,…
      March 5, 2017

      LEDs vs. incandescent lights… there’s a real difference.

      This was supposed to be easy. Determine once and for all if it’s time for all of us to switch…
      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…
      March 10, 2017

      The Dirty Little Secret. Pixels are Power Hogs.

      Pixel trees.  Good gosh they’re amazing to watch.  They make a show ‘pop’ and get people talking. But… I built…

      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