15 Stunning Outdoor Christmas Decor Ideas

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15 Stunning Outdoor Christmas Decor Ideas

It’s time to get your house ready for Christmas. Decorating outside is a fun holiday tradition at our house, how about yours? If you’re looking for some outdoor Christmas decor ideas then this post is for you. I’ll show you 15 easy ways to create a magical outdoor space for the holidays. Plus, I’ll show you where to get some of my favorite outdoor Christmas decorations this year.

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Add Garlands and Bows

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Adding garland and red bows to the outside of your house is an easy way to give your home that classic Christmas charm.

Amazon has some nice outdoor garland options that you can find here.

Bring the Indoors Out

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You may have heard the saying bring the outdoors in but let’s reverse it for your holiday decor. Take a look at this outdoor space that could easily pass for a cozy indoor living room! To pull this off on your deck or porch be sure to layer blankets and pillows and plenty of Christmas accessories just like you would indoors.

Light it Up

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Are you thinking of stepping up your Christmas light game this year? You can mix large and small lights if you do it right. In the picture above they used small lights to wrap around the posts and the larger lights make a statement around the roof line.

Add a Wreath to Your Outdoor Christmas Decor

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This idea is going back to the basics. If you’re only going to implement one idea in this post you should definitely consider adding a Christmas wreath to your front door. This is an easy way to give your home that instant Christmas charm.

My Favorite Front Door Christmas Wreaths

Check out below the best Christmas wreaths to add a little Christmas curb appeal to your home.

CHRISTMAS WREATHS | WHERE TO FIND

ONE | BERRY & PINECONE CHRISTMAS WREATH

TWO | RED TRUCK WREATH

THREE | RED & WHITE FLOWERS BLACK & WHITE RIBBONS WREATH

FOUR | FLOCKED CHRISTMAS WREATH WITH BOW

FIVE | RED PLAID & BERRIES WREATH

SIX | MINI LAMBS EAR WREATH

SEVEN | PRE-LIT CHRISTMAS WREATH

Christmas Outdoor Decor Ideas with a Christmas Tree

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Christmas trees are not just for living rooms anymore. You can really make a statement by adding a Christmas tree to your outdoor hanging out area.

Create an Inviting Christmas Outdoor Seating Area

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Do you love the idea of creating a cozy outdoor Christmas seating area? If you do start with a simple outdoor bench and then layer in Christmas blankets and pillows. Add a little outdoor Christmas decor like fun signs and greenery to really warm up the space.

Don’t Forget About Your Outdoor Buildings

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It’s easy to overlook your outside buildings when you’re decorating for Christmas. But, adding simple décor to your shed, barn, or other building is an easy way to create a magical outdoor setting.

Add Some Christmas Throw Pillows

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Throw pillows are one of the easiest and cheapest ways to change up your décor. For the holidays there are tons of options to choose from for every style possible. Check out some of my favorites below.

Best Finds for Christmas Pillows

CHRISTMAS PILLOWS | WHERE TO FIND

ONE | BUFFALO PLAID PILLOW COVERS

TWO | NATIVITY PILLOW COVER

THREE | SIMPLE TREE CHRISTMAS PILLOW COVER

FOUR | SET OF 4 RED AND WHITE CHRISTMAS PILLOW COVERS

FIVE | RED STRIPED PILLOW COVER

SIX | BLACK MERRY CHRISTMAS PILLOW COVER

SEVEN | PERSONALIZED MERRY CHRISTMAS PILLOW COVER

Christmas Outdoor Decor Ideas with Symmetry

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If your house naturally has symmetry then highlight this with your Outdoor Christmas decor. Add wreaths to the windows and matching greenery for the ultimate Christmas curb appeal.

Add a Festive Doormat

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Here’s another easy Christmas update. Just add a cute festive doormat to your front entry. Set the tone before your visitors take a step in the door. If you love this idea then check out my favorite holiday door mats below.

My Favorite Christmas Doormats

CHRISTMAS DOORMATS | WHERE TO FIND

ONE | MERRY CHRISTMAS MAT

TWO | WINTER TREES DOORMAT

THREE | WINTER VIBES

FOUR | SNOWFLAKES MAT

FIVE | MERRY EVERYTHING

SIX | WHITE CHRISTMAS TREES DOORMAT

SEVEN | MERRY & BRIGHT

Give Your Chickens a Happy Holiday

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Don’ forget the chickens, they need a little love this Christmas too. Add a little greenery or a wreath to your chicken coup to add that farmhouse Christmas feeling. I personally love the little eggs in this Christmas wreath too.

Make it Cozy

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When decorating your outdoors create a cozy spot that you want to hang out in when the weather gets cold. A firepit, a soft warm blanket and comfy pillows will do the trick.

Incorporate Natural Colors into your Outdoor Christmas Decor

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You don’t have to add red and gold or bright colors to your outdoor Christmas decor to get that Christmas feeling. If you’re style is simpler and more natural then beautiful greenery like garlands, wreaths and small trees would look amazing!

A Fun Twist on Ice-skates and a Sled

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If you want some outdoor Christmas decor that’s a little different then the rest then add a vintage sled and ice-skates. This’ll give your home a fun vintage holiday twist.

Add a Christmas Sign to Your Outdoor Christmas Decor

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The last thing you need to take your outdoor Christmas decor to the next level is a cute Christmas sign or two. There are tons of fun options out there on Etsy and Amazon. Check out some of my favorites below.

The Best Christmas Signs for Your Outdoor Space

CHRISTMAS SIGNS | WHERE TO FIND

ONE | VERTICAL MERRY CHRISTMAS SIGN

TWO | HAVE YOURSELF A MERRY LITTLE CHRISTMAS

THREE | CHRISTMAS TREE SIGN

FOUR | LET IT SNOW PORCH SIGN

FIVE | ROUND CHRISTMAS DOOR HANGER

SIX | IT’S THE MOST WONDERFUL TIME OF THE YEAR

SEVEN | VINTAGE BREAD & BREAKFAST CHRISTMAS SIGN

I hope you enjoyed this post with 15 ways to transform your outdoor space for the holidays. What idea are you going to incorporate this year? Will you try a new doormat, sign, or a new trend with your Christmas lights? Or how about creating that cozy seating area or decorating your chicken coup for Christmas. Hopefully this post gave you some inspiration to try something new with your outdoor Christmas decor this year!

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