RGB lighting is coming at us like a freight train.  Light-O-Rama kicked off the trend years ago with their incredible…

    Ropelight is soooooo easy AND super-durable.

    Ropelight is a great way to decorate almost anything. It’s the closest thing you can get to actual neon bulbs…

    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…

    PlanetChristmas Magazine for December 2013

    Better than ever before, the new and improved December 2013 issue of PlanetChristmas magazine has hit the streets!  Here’s a…

    Weatherproofing is worth the effort to keep the water at bay.

    Darryl Brown has the solution to weatherproof your computerized lighting electronics! I just built a container for a 16 channel…

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

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

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    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