Four months until Santa Claus?

    I’ll admit there are times when I wonder about the thing called Christmas spirit.  What is it?  The I reread…

    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…

    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…

    Wireframes are perfect for outdoor Christmas decorations.

     It’s one thing to put a lot of lights on trees and bushes… but if you really want to get…

    Are LEDs TOO Bright?

    I was looking at a comparison of LED based 5mm Christmas lights recently.  One string was made in 2010, another…

    Build a website and tell the world what you’re doing.

    A very special thanks to Greg Zimmerman for writing this! Seems like everyone has a website but you.  Why not? …

    Looking for the forums?

    The forums are still here… though they’ve been moved.  Change your browser shortcut to forums.planetchristmas.com

    Take me to the forums!

    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.

      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

      LEDs vs. incandescent lights… there’s a real difference.

      This was supposed to be easy. Determine once and for all if it’s time for all of us to switch…
      March 26, 2018

      Haunt Show 2018

      It was a dark and stormy night in St. Louis for the March 2018 haunting.  Really it’s the annual tradeshow…

      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