Enter Christmas Light Fight 2016

    Looking to really show off your creativity?  It’s one thing to have a picture on PlanetChristmas but it’s even better to…

    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…

    Windows 8 and Christmas

    And then there was Windows 8… my head hurts. Why talk about a geeky operating system on a Christmas website?  Many…

    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…

    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…

    Wire sizing… too small and you start a fire.

    If you have any questions or concerns at all about electricity, please consult a licensed electrician. You’ve got a zillion…

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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…
      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,…
      March 5, 2017

      Blow Molds. Love them. Fix them. Display them.

      A special thanks to Carrie Sansing for this article.  She’s the blow mold queen! I’m seriously addicted to blow molds.…
      March 5, 2017

      No loud music but instead think about your own radio station.

      It’s cold and you’re stuck in the car with all of the windows rolled up, looking at the thousands of…

      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