It’s hard to believe, but the Christmas holidays are around the corner and you can already feel the holiday spirit in the air. Walk into any mall or Starbucks, you’ll be sure to hear the jingles. This is the perfect opportunity to spend quality time together with family and friends, and with a Loxone Smart Home, you can make it even more fun! Here are some tips to have fun with your smart home this holidays.

1. Create Custom Lighting ambiance for guests

One of the best ways to get into the holidays spirit is to grab a cup of hot chocolate and snuggle up by the warm fireplace. No fireplace, no problem; to set an intimate mood, use the Loxone’s new LED Pendulum Slim to generate soft warm colors for snuggle time, or if guest are over create white light create an accent area for your house. When hosting a party, use multiple pre-set lighting scenes to automatically change so you can impress your guests and get them into the holiday mood.

2. Create and customized holiday playlists

Whether you’re baking gingerbread cookies or decorating your Christmas tree, a customized playlist that can played throughout the whole home will be sure to get everyone going. Better yet, if you have children in the home, keep them busy and get them to sing along to the holiday classics in the living room, while the adults enjoy a conversation with soft holiday melodies in the kitchen.

3. Cook your holiday meals and control your music at the same time.

The holidays are a great time to cook up your favourite treats, and to have some fun while cooking, why not change the music right from your countertop with Loxone’s invisible switch Touch Surface. No need to wash your hands or run around the house to change the music or lighting. Control your smart home directly on your kitchen countertop, with dirty or clean hands.

Couple Singing Christmas Songs in front of Smart Fireplace, controlled by home automation system


With the hustle and bustle of the holidays, a true smart home can really simplify things around the house and best of all allow you to have more fun with loved ones at the same time.

What are some of your favorite holidays Smart Home Tips?