MiniTrees. Easy to build, deploy and dazzle your viewers.

     Imagine having 192 little two foot trees snaking through the yard, each tree on a separate circuit and each circuit…

    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…

    Christmas villages create your own tiny world of wonder.

    With a little help from Wikipedia, let’s start with the history of Christmas villages: The tradition of decorative Christmas villages…

    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…

    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…

    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.…

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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