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…

    Do we really need candy canes and what do the colors mean?

    We got some help from on this candy cane history. One of the most often seen symbols of Christmas…

    The art of the reveal

    A friend of my wife invited us to see the Broadway musical called ‘Rock of Ages.’  I wasn’t too excited…

    Cherry double chocolate cookies are the best!

    from Tennessee Magazine Ingredients • Cherry Double Chocolate Cookies • 1 1/4 cup all-purpose flour • 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa…

    Santa Show Casting

    Ready to be on TV?  A Santa show is now looking for the best Santa out there.  Here’s a little…

    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…

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    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