It always amazes me to see people meticulously plan and create Christmas light shows on the outsides of their houses and yards. I truly appreciate their hard work and dedication, but it just seems like such an overwhelming project to take on. Maybe some year when my kids are all grown up and I don’t spend 80 percent of my time carting them around, I’ll give it a try.
If you’re ready to do it this year, here are directions from WikiHow,
Decide how big you want it. A channel is a unit of lights that can be controlled individually. For example, a single bush in your yard may be a channel. All the lights in a channel work as a unit (you can’t flash an individual light bulb). 32 to 64 channels is a good size to start with.
There are a lot more good tips if you click through! Meanwhile, here’s an example of someone’s light show already done!