The Dirty Little Secret. Pixels are Power Hogs.

    Pixel trees.  Good gosh they’re amazing to watch.  They make a show ‘pop’ and get people talking. But… I built…

    Ready to make those lights dance to the music. Think about sequencing.

    So… you just bought all that fancy hardware to flash the lights to the music? or… You have a talent…

    When and where did this Christmas tree decorating thing really start?

    Who would have thought? We had help from for this. Legend has it that he used the triangular shape…

    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…

    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…

    Imagine building a Christmas train for your display!

    by Mike Shimko Nothing can beat step by step pictures and instructions. Here goes! 1 Begin with the Railroad Crossing.…

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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