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…

    PlanetChristmas Magazine for November 2016

    Better than ever before, the new and improved November 2016 PlanetChristmas Magazine has hit the streets!  Here’s a peek at…

    Projection mapping. A new way to decorate!

    Mesmerized how the Rio Olympics made the infield of a stadium into a giant TV screen?  I know I was.…

    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. …

    Santa. You better be a good one!

    Being Santa Claus carries a lot of responsibilities. People see a good looking Santa and want to believe the best.…

    Using dimmers so the lights help tell the story.

    There are lots of times when you don’t want the lights on at full brightness. An example is a long…

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      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 5, 2017

      No loud music but instead think about your own radio station.

      It’s cold and you’re stuck in the car with all of the windows rolled up, looking at the thousands of…
      March 5, 2017

      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.…
      March 26, 2018

      Haunt Show 2018

      It was a dark and stormy night in St. Louis for the March 2018 haunting.  Really it’s the annual tradeshow…

      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