Using dimmers so the lights help tell the story.

    There are lots of times when you don’t want the lights on at full brightness. An example is a long…

    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…

    PlanetChristmas Magazine for September 2013

    Better than ever before, the new and improved September 2013 issue of PlanetChristmas magazine has hit the streets!  Here’s a…

    What’s so special about the North Pole and why would anyone live there?

    We got some help from as well as Santa for this page First, the official definition The Earth’s axis…

    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…

    August 2015. Decorating has begun!

    Cheekwood Botanical Gardens in Nashville, Tennessee has begun decorating for Christmas 2015.  What makes it a bit unusual is when…

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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