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? …

    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…

    Merry Christmas from PlanetChristmas

    Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful. ~Norman Vincent Peale All…

    MiniTrees. Easy to build, deploy and dazzle your viewers.

     Imagine having 192 little two foot trees snaking through the yard, each tree on a separate circuit and each circuit…

    What’s up with the pickle ornament and all the history behind it?

    we got some help from and  It’s a lovely story. Except for some small details: St. Nicholas traditionally comes…

    Weatherproofing is worth the effort to keep the water at bay.

    Darryl Brown has the solution to weatherproof your computerized lighting electronics! I just built a container for a 16 channel…

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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