Updated September 11, 2023
The holiday season is almost upon us once again. To help you make your home feel more festive for the holidays, we’ve compiled a list of 25 outdoor Christmas decorating ideas:
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’re 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.
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 outdoor 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.
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. Customize it with ornaments that coordinate with your house paint colours.
Created from plastic boxes, waterproof ribbon and outdoor light fixtures, they’ll look like magical snow sculptures in the garden.
Illuminate your trees with trees made of tomato cages and mini lights.
Lay coiled lights in a container and insert branches for a gorgeous glow that will light up your winter nights.
You can create a starry night on the facade of your home, fashioned from ordinary garden stakes, zip ties and white wire lights.
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.
Potted trees aren’t just reserved for the indoors. Using a few to dress up your doorway is a lovely way to welcome guests.
Give your guests something fun and festive to wipe their snowy boots on with a themed outdoor mat.southernliving.com
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.
Wrapping tree trunks and branches with mini white lights beautify barren winter trees.
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.
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