Jump to content


See more by registering or logging in!

Welcome to PlanetChristmas Forums. You must register to post in our forums and see all the pictures, but don't worry because this is a simple process that requires minimal information. Get rid of this irritating message by clicking those buttons to the right.
  • Start new topics and reply to others
  • See all the images and get rid of that annoying snow at the top of the screen
  • Subscribe to topics and forums to get automatic updates
  • Add events to our community calendar
  • Get your own profile and make new friends
  • Tap into the world's largest decorating brain trust!
Guest Message by DevFuse

PlanetChristmas! Forums


Subforums

Important Announcements

Welcome to the PlanetChristmas forums. Check here for the latest important announcements.

  • 38 topics
  • 0 replies
Fall 2014 Magazine Now Avai... - last post by Chuck Smith

Best Practices

Ever heard the line "Been there. Done that." ? Learn from the people that have already made the mistakes. Follow the best practices and save yourself some grief.

  • 255 topics
  • 2,232 replies
Need Some Advice,hoping To... - last post by ss23wrench

Blow Molds


  1. Sharing It!,
  2. Showing Off,
  3. Municipal Decorations

Love blow molds? Use this forum to talk about anything blow mold related.

  • 7,854 topics
  • 86,556 replies
My 2014 Display... - last post by Goldendoodle

Classifieds

Got something to buy/sell/trade? Consider the PlanetChristmas Classifieds!

  • 32,157 Hits

Computerized Displays


  1. DIY Direct Control of Hardware,
  2. Synchronizing Light Shows

Using a computer to really make your display special? We're here to help!

  • 2,962 topics
  • 20,946 replies
Let It Go Disney Frozen - last post by Stefan

DIY Do It Yourself


  1. Arches of Lights,
  2. Christmas Radio/Music/Videos/etc.,
  3. DMX based lighting,
  4. Electrical Questions,
  5. Environmentally Green Christmas!,
  6. Mega-Poles,
  7. Mega-Trees,
  8. Mini-Trees,
  9. Motorized Contraptions,
  10. Ornaments,
  11. Plywood/Coro Cutouts,
  12. PVC Built,
  13. Santa. How to be a good one.,
  14. Storage. Where do you put all the stuff?,
  15. Trains, Ferris Wheels, Carousels and other movers!,
  16. Water Displays,
  17. Web Sites for Christmas and building them,
  18. Welding,
  19. Wireframes,
  20. X-10

Do it yourself with help from one of our sub-forums

  • 7,203 topics
  • 62,115 replies
New Years Eve Ball Drop - last post by Jim Looker

Faith based Christmas Displays

Here's the place to talk about your faith and how to show it in Christmas displays.

  • 175 topics
  • 2,315 replies
Here We Go 2014 - last post by s8830906

Forums Tips and Tricks

The Forums of PlanetChristmas have about a bazillion features to take advantage of while visiting. Found a good one others need to know about.? Share it here!

  • 310 topics
  • 2,425 replies
Wire Frame Deer Motors - last post by BamaSanta

Halloween Control

Lights, sound and props need to be controlled in a Halloween display just like in a Christmas display. We think of Halloween as a warmup for the really big show in December.

  • 448 topics
  • 3,058 replies
Led Lights For Halloween - last post by Torqumada286

If I Were In Charge of New Products

Got a great idea for a new Christmas based product? Share it here.

  • 80 topics
  • 710 replies
Lor App - last post by castlechristmas

Indoor Christmas


  1. Christmas Villages,
  2. House Guests,
  3. Ornaments,
  4. Party Hints,
  5. Recipes,
  6. Trees in Every Room!

Christmas is so much more than just outdoor decorations. Join in the indoor fun, too!

  • 332 topics
  • 1,759 replies
Spary Painting - last post by kyledixondesigns

Inflatables/Airblowns/Balloons


  1. News in the Inflatables World,
  2. Showing Off!

Dreaming of a 25 foot tall reindeer on your roof this Christmas? Can't figure out how to keep him from blowing away? Wondering where to find anything 25 feet tall? Come join us!

  • 1,133 topics
  • 8,106 replies
Need To Replace A Zipper - last post by joesmoe2013

Lights


  1. L.E.D.s,
  2. Lights, Lights, Lights!,
  3. Off-Season Lighting,
  4. RGB Based Lights

This is place to find out about various forms of lights available for your display!

  • 10,142 topics
  • 95,366 replies
Problems With Rgb Nodes Aft... - last post by baelinc

Music of Christmas

What's your favorite Christmas music?

  • 385 topics
  • 2,233 replies
Feed The World, Video For T... - last post by DMNash

Newbies!

New to the PlanetChristmas community? Feel like you're over your head? Use this forum to talk with others that can get you grounded.

  • 1,376 topics
  • 10,277 replies
Need Help Asap- Lor Boxes W... - last post by jihans

Recipes for Christmas Cooking


  1. Recipes for Christmas

For it is written we shall gain five pounds during the holidays... and love every bit of it! Share your favorite recipes here.

  • 88 topics
  • 455 replies
Baby back ribs?? - last post by JR Kahuna

Security. Keeping Your Display Safe.

You have a lot of time, effort and money invested in your over-the-top Christmas display. Here's a place to discuss the best methods for keepit it and your viewers out of trouble.

  • 92 topics
  • 1,053 replies
Gfi Problem Solved (So Far) - last post by JR Kahuna

Software for Show Animation


  1. xLights/Nutcracker

Perplexed by all the programs available to create those over-the-top shows? We hear you. Some are easy to use but limited in what they can do. Others can do anything you can imagine but require a lot of time to learn. PlanetChristmas is hear to help!

  • 51 topics
  • 57 replies
Tutorial Tonight. Xl/nc Rel... - last post by SMEIGHAN

Vendors of PlanetChristmas


  1. Animated Lighting,
  2. Christmas-LEDs,
  3. Computerized Lighting,
  4. D-Light,
  5. Demented Elf Voiceovers,
  6. Judy Pancoast Christmas Music,
  7. Light-O-Rama,
  8. LightShow Pro,
  9. Lights, Music, Magic!,
  10. RGB-SanDevices

Several unofficial vendor forums exist targeted to the specific needs of the PlanetChristmas community.

  • 6,027 topics
  • 45,234 replies
Weird Lor Controller Bahavior - last post by Roger

Videos of Christmas

Please use the "Videos" tab at the top of this page to share videos.

  • 387 topics
  • 2,233 replies
Forum Guidelines - last post by Chuck Smith

Christmas Groups by State / Country


  1. MiniPLUS Help,
  2. USA,
  3. Canada,
  4. Worldwide!

Want to talk about happenings in your state? Here's a place to focus!

  • 2,284 topics
  • 20,931 replies
Florida Light Displays To V... - last post by Michael B

Community Wide Announcements

Have something you think EVERYONE in the PlanetChristmas community needs to know about. Post it here.

  • 884 topics
  • 7,150 replies
Please Keep Zman (Mark Zemb... - last post by 49mandmguy

Dasher's Diner


  1. Announcements,
  2. Business Opportunities,
  3. Christmas Memories...,
  4. Heads Up!,
  5. How in the world do you...,
  6. Neighbor Relations,
  7. Toot Your Horn!,
  8. Wanted!,
  9. Words of Wisdom,
  10. Way Off Topic!

Pull up a chair, order a greasy hamburger and use this forum to talk about almost anything. Just remember our three fundamental rules: be positive, family friendly and Christmas centric.

  • 11,628 topics
  • 177,206 replies
The Show Will Go On Tonight - last post by amd250

Being Thankful

It's easy to lose perspective in this chaotic world. Here's a place to ground yourself.

  • 156 topics
  • 1,105 replies
In Defense Of Christmas - last post by Fsbirdhouse

Christmas Expo


  1. Latest from the top

Our regular gathering of decorating fanatics.

  • 118 topics
  • 488 replies
Expo: Lor Sequencing Class - last post by Cabbage