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…

    Windows 8 and Christmas

    And then there was Windows 8… my head hurts. Why talk about a geeky operating system on a Christmas website?  Many…

    The House On Christmas Street 2nd Version

    “Let me tell you about this house…” Years ago a song by Judy Pancoast became the anthem of over-the-top Christmas…

    The art of the reveal

    A friend of my wife invited us to see the Broadway musical called ‘Rock of Ages.’  I wasn’t too excited…

    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.…

    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. …

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    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