It is that time of year again when we start putting Halloween decorations away and swap them for Christmas decorations. From lights to blowups, each neighborhood has their own special ritual. If you haven’t started this tradition you might need some help finding the exact outside Christmas decoration for your home. That’s why we are going to cover the traditional decorations all the way to homemade ones.
Traditional Outside Christmas Decorations
Lights are a crucial part of homes and it starts with any trees that you have. We all have the traditional Christmas tree inside our homes, but it can be shown outside as well. Any medium to large size tree can be used, get a series of Christmas light and drape them around the tree. I personally love the color white because it shines the brightest during the night.
Trees aren’t the only places for lights, consider putting lights around the windows, room and fences. This adds that additional glow around your home. Lights are cheap and can be used quite creatively. Make your own glow using lights of any color and have fun!
No home is finished without the finishing touches of a Christmas wreaths on your door. Most people think that Christmas wreaths are a purchase and they have to find the best one. However, you can also go to the local crafts store and get the materials to make your own.
Homemade reefs turn out much better and can be made with and for the whole family. Want to learn more about making Christmas wreaths? Check out this excellent article here.
We can also purchase, and make, flags to hand outside our homes as well. These can be unique with our favorite images of Santa, Christmas animals, colors and more. Flags are great because you can have anywhere and they don’t require a power source. Put it in front of your lawn, door, fence or garden area. Express yourself as it is the holidays and show your love for Christmas!
Outdoor Christmas Mats
Christmas mats are a must for homes that are going to have friends and family over. It adds that extra touch and brings everyone back into the holiday mood. These mats can be cute, fun, light, welcoming and more. They come in just about any combination of color, image, and size. Check your local market for one of these the next time you head out.
Nontraditional Outside Christmas Decorations
Inflatables are a great way to add some life in the lawn and works well with lights. Common inflatables include Santa, Reindeer, Snowman and penguins. These come in all shapes and sizes, so you won’t have to worry about it not fitting on your lawn. Plus they don’t require the constant stream of electricity that lights do.
Best of all, once you are finished with the inflatable, they can be deflated and easily stored away. With the flexibility and fun that Christmas inflatables have, I would recommend getting one if you are planning on decorating your home.
Why fuss with knotted lights if you can purchase one that’s perfectly sculpted to look like something? Light displays look amazing and takes little to no time to setup. You can get these displays in just about any market, but the most creative ones are usually online. Here are some great looking light displays below.
Outside Christmas Decorations can be done once and reused for a few years, so put in the effort to get everything that you want the first time. Let us know if you have any other great ideas for Christmas displays and decorations!