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,…

    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…

    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…

    X-10. Dated technology but it can still be used.

     The easiest (but dated) way to control your Christmas lights is to use X-10 Technology. The price is right and…

    Live performances by adding a few unpredictable humans to the show.

    An over-the-top computerized display is really a very controlled environment.  Music is carefully choreographed to the lights and no light…

    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? …

    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.

    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