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

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

    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…

    Decorating indoor Christmas trees means LROST.

    We got a little help from eHow.com for this article Truly a Christmas tradition! Get your entire family involved and…

    Simple RGB House

    From a recent edition of PlanetChristmas Magazine. Now a little from the article… We ordered a Light-O-Rama CMB24D controller and…

    MegaTrees of lights. Easy to build and full of WOW!

    By Darryl Brown If you frequent the PlanetChristmas forums then you will know there have been a ton of post about…

    Are LEDs TOO Bright?

    I was looking at a comparison of LED based 5mm Christmas lights recently.  One string was made in 2010, another…

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      October 14, 2017

      Simple RGB… PLEASE!

      RGB lighting is coming at us like a freight train.  Light-O-Rama kicked off the trend years ago with their incredible…
      March 10, 2017

      The Dirty Little Secret. Pixels are Power Hogs.

      Pixel trees.  Good gosh they’re amazing to watch.  They make a show ‘pop’ and get people talking. But… I built…
      March 5, 2017

      Ready to make those lights dance to the music. Think about sequencing.

      So… you just bought all that fancy hardware to flash the lights to the music? or… You have a talent…
      July 7, 2017

      30 Years of Tips and Tricks

      If you attended a class called ’30 Years of Tips and Tricks’ at Christmas Expo 2015 in Fort Worth, Texas,…

      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