Myths, urban legends, mis-perceptions and sometimes outright lies. We know there are some crazy things that people have been told about Real Christmas Trees over the years. And this has led to a large number of confused consumers. While many of these myths can be traced back to the fake tree industry, many are like […]
Christmas Lighting Display set to Carol of the Bells, which is a fantastic song to use for this purpose. It’s a great display–worth the time to watch.
Christmas Lighting Display sequenced to The First Noel–sort of.
This sequenced Christmas Lighting display is set to Carol of the Bells which would be my favorite carol– if anyone could actually sing it by themselves. It’s impossible-too many harmonies but it’s great to hear.
Spinning Ornaments? Yup that’s right. Throw away that annoying chirping bird this Christmas and bring your tree to life by adding a few ornament spinners. There are several types available. The ‘Ornamotor’ sold by Roman seems to be the most widely available, but there are several different types on the market, such as ones with […]
Because everything old is new again this 12th century Central European tradition of hanging a tree from the ceiling at Christmas is in fashion again. There are several different kinds of upside down Christmas Trees available on the market today. They come in different colors, heights, widths and hanging options, being able to be supported […]
4. Should I start with the lights on or off? Therebs nothing worst then hitting the switch on the tree just to see that the hardest lights to get to donbt work. Plug in light strings before putting them on the tree. Plugging in lights allows you to find missing or burned out bulbs before […]
1. Which lights can you connect together? This is by far the biggest mistake people make. Here are some rules to live by. Do not connect mini lights of different numbers together-never connect a 100 light set to a 50 light set. If you do, the 50 light set will burn out prematurely. The same […]
Flocked is a term used to describe a tree that has the appearance of being covered by snow. The most realistic looking trees will have a dusting of snow on the tops of branches with visible green showing through. They do not have to have all the branches completely covered, but heybitbs your tree, flock […]
Not sure if you want LED’s for your home. Don’t believe that they use a lot less electricity. Take a look at these two houses. On the first one we were able to light all 4 sides of this home with LED’s, using only— get this —one electrical circuit. Had he used incandescent lights we […]