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…

    LED really means so much light for so little power.

    LEDs (Light Emitting Diodes) represent the newest breakthrough in lighting technology. LEDs are a low-maintenance, energy efficient solution for anyone…

    Enter Christmas Light Fight 2016

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    The staff is working on the next PlanetChristmas Magazine but we need more stories.  Now is your chance to write for a…

    Decorate your outdoor train layout

    Have a garden railway (think outdoor electric trains)?  Decorate it for the holiday season. We did some digging and found…

    Tell a story and people will remember.

    Anyone can put out a lot of Christmas decorations to overwhelm the casual observer. People will talk about it and…

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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