Four months until Santa Claus?

    I’ll admit there are times when I wonder about the thing called Christmas spirit.  What is it?  The I reread…

    When and where did this Christmas tree decorating thing really start?

    Who would have thought? We had help from for this. Legend has it that he used the triangular shape…

    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…

    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.…

    Star Wars and Christmas. Get Inspired!

    Ready to be inspired?  Watch this incredible video of Bryan Shively’s 2016 Christmas display. [responsive_youtube _EqGu0dHm3M] We got Bryan to share…

    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…

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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