Christmas is the time when you want your house to look as adorable as possible. Whereas most people will invest a lot of time and money in decorating the interior some tend to forget about the outdoors. But, for your home to get a full Christmas feeling you need to work on both inside and outside. Outdoor Christmas decoration is easy to do and contrary to what some individuals believe it will not cost you so much.
There are also lots of things that you can use, and they range from wood and beer bottles to Ping Pong balls. Taking time to come up with a well-decorated yard and porch will ensure that your home always gets special attention. And the great thing is that you will not have to make any huge investment for a perfect outdoor decoration. Take a look at these outdoor Christmas decoration ideas to help get you started.
DIY Outdoor Christmas Planter
A Holiday Planter is always a fun idea to try out, and it contributes to adding some greenery to your yard. To create this planter, you need to fill the outdoor planter with foam, wood sticks and a variety of plants. via ottawagardendesign
DIY Front Porch Packages Stock Made from Mail Boxes
This project will require you to use gift boxes which are in three graduated sizes. Wrap the boxes with brown paper, stack them and finish by wrapping with a ribbon. The next action is to place the boxes over an outdoor planter and surround them with other decors. via theseasonalhome
Evergreen Swag with Berries and Lantern
Some decors like this are simple and will only take you a few minutes to achieve. It is about surrounding your outdoor lantern with a swag that also contains berries. via shadylanegreenhouse
Christmas Decorating Tree in Wagon
The small old red wagon that your kid’s no longer have a use for is what you need for this project. Use it to form a corner piece on your front door. This project requires you to put a small Christmas tree on the wagon and surround it with a Santa sack and a few nicely wrapped boxes. via talkofthehouse
DIY Triple Hanging Wreaths for Christmas Decor
You will need three large wreaths and a hanger for this project. It is a straightforward project that entails hanging them on the door and decorating with some beautiful lights and a red metal bow on the center wreath. via decorandthedog
DIY Log Santas
If you like DIY painting, this is the project for you. Cut some cedar logs to any length that you want and then slice one end diagonally. Then paint a Santa face on the sliced sections and tie three of them with a cute red ribbon. via source
Crate, Log and Lantern for Front Porch Decoration
Unlike most other decorating ideas this one is just about arranging stuff. It entails placing an empty case on your front door with the open side facing your yard and arranging some logs inside before finishing by putting a cute lantern above the crate.
Lollipop Christmas Light
Get these lovely lollipop lights at any Dollar Tree store and also on most other décor shops. They are already beautiful enough, and you only need to figure out a good place to have them on your lawn.
Christmas Front Porch with Hanging Candle Lanterns
The cute little candles on the hanging greenery and the wreaths are the highlight of this décor. They not only brighten the wreaths but they help to give your porch a unique Christmas look. The small bench next to the door also looks fantastic, and you can decorate it with some cute pillows and place some presents next to it. via thefrugalhomemaker
Birch Branches and Winterberry for an Outdoor Winter Holiday Display
Birch branches will have plenty of uses during Christmas time, but in this project, you only need to bunch a few together, put some winterberries between them and surround the piece with some cute lanterns.
Joy Sign Made from Pallet Wood for Outdoor Christmas Decor
The JOY sign in this outdoor décor will require you to make the letters from foam or any other material that you like and paint them red before sticking on a wood pallet. Also, use a wreath to for the “O” and leave the sign outside for the snow to do the rest.
Holiday Welcome Sign
You will need some long pieces of lumber for this outdoor décor. Join about three planks and then use plastic or any other material to form the letters for the sign. But, you can buy some that are ready from a décor store and just nail or glue them to the wood. via frommyfrontporchtoyours
Outdoor Christmas Decoration with Red Boots
A fascinating element of this project is the fact that these are actual rubber boots. You should paint them with a bright red shade and fill them with some plants before arranging the boots on the steps on your front porch.
Beer Bottle Christmas Lights
Beer bottles can also help with your outdoor décor, and this easy project proves this. Here you should bury a small portion of the bottles on the ground to make them sturdy and then put some lights inside.
Candy Canes Made from PVC Pipes
The chances are that you have some PVC pipes lying around somewhere in your home. You might not have a use for them, but they are what you need for this project. The first step is to attach different kinds and pipe sizes to form a candy cane shape. You should then use tape to paint the twisted red stripes and drill some small holes for the lights. The last step is to push an entire string of lights into the cane and filling the bottom with some rocks to hold it down. via diyshowoff
Giant Christmas Ornaments
Some large ornaments like these will always look adorable on your front porch, and this is more so if they are in multiple bright colors. And the good thing is that you can make them from different things including your kid’s balls. via youtube
DIY North Pole Sign
This North Pole will require seven feet long PVC which you should decorate with stripes of red glitter duct tape. Then use a large ornament for the lights and attach it to the pole. You could also have some beautiful lights wrapping around the PVC to enhance the North Pole look. via mypookiedesigns
DIY Holiday Gift Box Concrete Brick
A concrete block can also help create a beautiful outdoor décor piece. The first step is to paint some red stripes on the block and apply frog tape on the lines. Next, use a frog tape textured sealer and paint the block silver. Remove the taper from the sides and finish by adding a red glittering bow at the top of the block. via chicacircle
Christmas Light Balls
Light balls are among the most popular Christmas outdoor decorations. To make these you will need chicken wire and something to cut it, measuring tape, mini LED lights and some gloves for protection. You should cut the wire and use it to make some spherical shapes and then wrap the lights around them. via christmaslightsetc
DIY Fairy Light Globe from Wire Baskets
This light globe is easy to make because you only need to join two wire baskets to form a sphere. The next step is to wrap some lights around the baskets to make the light globe. via curbly
Ping Pong Balls over String Lights
Ping pong balls come in just the right size to use for a stylish string of lights. To create this particular one, you only need to drill small holes on each ball and then insert the light and use hot glue to keep them in place. via musely
Write Christmas Messages on Paper Bags or Mini Boards
The greenery that most people like to have on their windows during Christmas always looks amazing, but there are still some simple options available to spice up the look. One such idea is to have some brown paper bags with a Merry Christmas message.
DIY Mason Jar Light
You will not find any other outdoor decor that is easier than this. It is a straightforward décor design that only entails filling some mason jars with light and hanging them on your front porch. via allthingsheartandhome
DIY Tomato Cage Christmas Trees
This Christmas tree idea is a very creative and inexpensive decor. It entails placing some tomato cages on your front porch planter and then arranging some garlands on the cage to form a Christmas tree that you should top with a simple sewn star. via campclem
DIY Tomato Cage Christmas Tree Topiary
If you are tired of the cleaning up that comes when you use greenery you should try this unique tomato cage Christmas tree. It is quite an easy project that involves wrapping a fencing wire on the tomato cage placed on a planter. You should then cover with a polyester mesh and wrap outdoor lights around your tree and finish by adding some artificial greenery and ornaments. via everchanginggarden
DIY Snowman Made of Tires
Most people have some old car tires on their garage, and so this project will provide them with an easy way to put them to good use. The project involves painting the tires white and arranging them in graduating sizes. Also, put a board on the top tire and paint a snowman face before placing it vertically over the others. via diybastelideen
Fill Your Once Blooming Flower Bed with a Handful of Brightly Colored Ornaments
You can make ornaments from almost anything with a round shape but how you use them is important to ensure that they enhance your décor. For this project, you only need to give them some bright colors and have the ornaments in different sizes. You should then use them to spice up your flower bed. via justgrandeko
DIY Giant Star for Under $5
You can get this beautiful giant star for less than $5, and you can then use it as a centerpiece for your outdoor décor. All you need is to run a lights string around it and connect it to a power source. via littlebitfunky
That tree in your backyard or front yard also deserves some décor and for this nothing beats some good light. Using the lights to create some twine lanterns like in this design and wrapping some of the branches with light strings is an excellent idea.
Christmas Mailbox Decorated as a Reindeer
It is also possible to make your mailbox part of the outdoor Christmas décor with a little inventiveness. Here you should wrap it with some ropes, give it two eyes on the sides, use a red tennis ball for the nose and finish with a Santa hat to create a unique reindeer decoration.
Giant Pool Noodle Lollipops
These noodle lollipops are very inventive, and you will only need to wrap some foam with ribbon or glossy paper to form them and then put them on a broomstick. You also need to cover them with clear plastic paper and finish with a ribbon. via youtube
DIY Giant Foam Candy Canes
This décor is about wrapping large foam noodles with paper to create some beautiful stripe patterns. You should bend the top section to create a cane shape and place them on your front porch or lawn. via wikihow
Recycled Wood Crate and Birch Branches Decorated Holiday Porch
Here is another Christmas décor idea that involves using birch branches and a recycled wood crate. It can also be a practical way to keep your firewood, and it entails just arranging the branches on the crate and spicing up the décor with a red lantern at the top of the case and a black one on the side.
DIY Glitter Snowflake Window Clings
A simple holiday craft like this one is perfect for doing with your kids. You will need a template for snowflakes, puffy paint (white), glitter and a wax paper. The first step is to place the wax paper over your template. You should then trace out the shape with puffy paint and finish by putting the glitter to create the cute snowflakes that you should use as window clings. via joybobo
Hanging Wreaths on Windows
You can hang wreaths anywhere you find them attractive, but the window is among the best locations. For this beautiful design, you should use cute red ribbons to hang them on your window and also have some greenery with colorful ornaments below to enhance the décor. via betweennapsontheporch
Branch Wreath and Wrapped Boxes on Planters
Wreaths do not always have to be from greenery because you can also make an attractive one like this with some branches. And if you pair it with some wrapped boxes placed on the planters you will have a perfect decoration for your front porch. via dimplicity
DIY Greeting Snowmen
These snowmen are easy and enjoyable to create because you only need to nail some white planks on a steady wood base. You should then paint each to form a snowman face and dress them in small winter hats and scarves. via sugarbeecrafts
Christmas Porch Light Decoration
You will need a green block of foam, a wire coat hanger, florist pins and tree branch snippers for this decor. Use the hook to hang the foam block on a porch light and then insert the tree cuttings on it before finishing with a large red ribbon that also has small ornaments. via inmyownstyle
Faux Snow Balls
These snowballs will only require 24 hours to dry, and the best thing about them is that there are suitable for both indoor and outdoor décor. You will need Styrofoam balls in different sizes, Snow Tex, string and wire to hang the balls as they dry and a spreader. To make the balls you should hang the Styrofoam outside on the wire and use a spreader to cover each with Snow Tex completely. Make sure to make some areas thicker than others for a realistic snowball appearance and leave them out to dry for 24 hours. via cottageintheoaks
DIY Sharpie Art Tree Sign
This DIY project is unique and very easy to make. It requires you to draw a tree-like shape on a medium size board and paint the area around it red. You should then finish with some hand-written message on the tree. via findinghomefarms
Decorated Outside Planter for Christmas
Your outside planter will form an integral part of your décor, and so it is vital you know how to accessorize them inventively. The decor on this planter entails putting some colorful artificial branches, greenery, and ornaments on it and finishing by tying it with cute ribbon and bow. via aprettylifeinthesuburbs
OMG – hosting a 4th of July party tomorrow and now you have me SOOOO excited to prep for Xmas! Love so many of these ideas. Have to pin them to the Xmas board for now, but will be coming back as soon as I have time.