Last Christmas, some 106,000 people stopped by to see Tres Fromme’s holiday lights.
OK, not at Fromme’s home exactly, but at the Atlanta Botanical Garden, where he had led the design team that created the first “Garden Lights, Holiday Nights,” an unusually arty Christmas light show featuring 1 million LED bulbs.
Fromme, who lived in Dallas at time but had done freelance design work for the Atlanta garden, moved here from Texas this year to work full-time at the Midtown attraction. As the garden’s landscape design and planning manager, he made many additions (including an another 500,000 LED lights) and enhancements for the second edition of “Garden Lights, Holiday Nights.”
People are again pouring into the garden to view all those festive fuchsias and groovy greens, among a rainbow of handsome hues. All that attention leaves inquiring minds to wonder what sort of fantabulous spectacle he strung up at his own abode.
Fromme laughed at the question.
“Oh, I don’t do holiday