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…

    Building a Light-O-Rama controller is pretty easy.

    From the July 2009 edition of PlanetChristmas magazine.  By Fred Garvin. You’re ready to take the big step into computerizing…

    Synchronizing the lights. It’s all about the music!

    From the September 2010 edition of PlanetChristmas magazine.  By Lyman Rate. In an earlier issue of PlanetChristmas magazine, I talked…

    Where to start when thinking about putting on a great show…

    If you really want to do something special, think about computerizing your light display. Imagine being able to control exactly…

    10 ways to make money in the Christmas business

    This is the time of year when some start thinking about how they can make money getting into the Christmas…

    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…

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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