All across Canada, the holidays are almost upon us. To help you make your home feel more festive, we’ve compiled a list of 25 Outdoor Christmas Decorating Ideas for the Holiday:
1.Mason Jar Lights:
Fill mason jars with mini lights and hang them for a trendy holiday lighting look.
On the porch or lining your walkway, customize multi-sized lanterns with candles, pinecones, berries and greenery.
A combination of wire star wreaths and rope lights hung to look like shooting stars create a striking outdoor lighting effect.
If you are looking for retro style this season, place a mini decorated tree on a stack of vintage soda crates or a little red wagon.
A layering of faux snow, cranberries and a pillar candle in a glass vase is a simple and beautiful way to light your walkway.
6.Hot Cocoa Bar:
Heading out caroling or welcoming guests for a holiday party, this outdoor hot cocoa bar on the porch is a great way to warm up.
Give your outdoors planters a wintery feel with seasonal greenery, berries and pinecones.
Fa la la la la…create a sign using your favourite holiday lyrics for a unique display.
9.Handmade Holiday Wreaths:
Wreaths made of bay leaves, fir, or holly are easy to make and provide a welcoming yet rustic feel to your door.
Pretty up your entryway with pre-made pinecone garland and customize with ornaments that coordinate with your house paint colours.
11.Glowing Gift Boxes:
Created from plastic boxes, waterproof ribbon and outdoor light fixtures, they’ll look like magical snow sculptures in the garden.
12.Hanging Tree Outdoor Lighting:
Illuminate your trees with trees made of tomato cages and mini lights.
13.Christmas Light ‘Burning Bush’:
Lay coiled lights in a container and insert branches for a gorgeous glow that will light up your winter nights.
Fashioned from ordinary garden stakes, zip ties and white wire lights, you can create a starry night on the façade of your home.
Use skis, ice skates and sleds to dress up the front of your house.
Hung from branches and porch overhangs, oversized ornaments create visual interest beyond holiday lighting.
Give your home extra holiday sparkle by adorning plastic icicle lights with crystals.
18.Potted Christmas Trees:
Not just reserved for the indoors, using potted trees to dress up your doorway is a lovely way to welcome guests.
19.Festive Door Mats:
Give your guests something fun and festive to wipe their snowy boots on with a themed outdoor mat.
Spread holiday cheer with a chalkboard sign to display a festive message from your porch.
Hang large pinecones or oversized ornaments in place of a wreath – great on the back door and garage too.
22.Starry String Lights:
Wrapping tree trunks and branches with mini white lights beautify barren winter trees.
23.Dress-Up Outdoor Furniture:
Using greenery and seasonal throws, decorate outdoor chairs and benches to stay in keeping with the season.
Wrap columns with greenery or red waterproof ribbon to imitate candy canes.
Hang matching wreaths on every window in your house to create an elegant but uniform look.