Santa Show Casting

    Ready to be on TV?  A Santa show is now looking for the best Santa out there.  Here’s a little…

    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,…

    DMX lights can add a new dimension to your display.

    If you have any kind of theatrical background you’ve probably heard the techies throw around the ‘DMX’ term. It’s a common…

    RGB lights/pixels means any bulb, any color at anytime.

    For nearly a century our parents and grandparents have been hanging lights on trees, houses and yards – and, for…

    Build a website and tell the world what you’re doing.

    A very special thanks to Greg Zimmerman for writing this! Seems like everyone has a website but you.  Why not? …

    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…

    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.

      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…
      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…
      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 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