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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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
Check out below the best Christmas wreaths to add a little Christmas curb appeal to your home.
CHRISTMAS WREATHS | WHERE TO FIND
TWO | RED TRUCK WREATH
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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
CHRISTMAS PILLOWS | WHERE TO FIND
TWO | NATIVITY PILLOW COVER
FIVE | RED STRIPED PILLOW COVER
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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.
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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.
CHRISTMAS DOORMATS | WHERE TO FIND
ONE | MERRY CHRISTMAS MAT
TWO | WINTER TREES DOORMAT
THREE | WINTER VIBES
FOUR | SNOWFLAKES MAT
FIVE | MERRY EVERYTHING
SEVEN | MERRY & BRIGHT
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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.
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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.
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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!
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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.
CHRISTMAS SIGNS | WHERE TO FIND
THREE | CHRISTMAS TREE SIGN
FOUR | LET IT SNOW PORCH SIGN
FIVE | ROUND CHRISTMAS DOOR HANGER
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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