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Outdoor Christmas Decorations for Yard

Updated on September 8, 2019

Get your yard festive friendly.

When winter begins to approach - it's time to turn your thoughts to decorating for the season. Prepare for the holidays by making your yard look the most festive in the neighborhood with these awesome outdoor Christmas decorations! It's possible to create a range of outdoor Christmas DIY decorations that are not only creative, but also cheap to make! From upcycling old sleds, to using pallets to make Christmas trees - you will love these ideas.

JOY Sign

JOY Sign

Make this sign by purchasing the letters from a craft store and painting in red - then hang from ribbons. You could also attach the letters on wood yard sign poles and place in flower bed.

Candy Cane Christmas Tree

Candy Cane Christmas Tree

This is a great idea for a Gingerbread house. Simply screw old candy cane stakes together and then glue fake light bulbs in the holes to make this. Another way to achieve this is to transform old canes by painting them with white and red stripes and gluing them to form a tree.

Wooden Train

Wooden Train

No Christmas decor would be complete without a little train . To make this you will need wood crates and spray paint. It could also be turned into a storage idea for a child's playroom.

DIY Welcome Sign

DIY Welcome Sign

Welcome guests with these adorable signs that can be placed on the porch. You can use old wood boards or pallets and transform them into friendly festive signs with some paint and a little imagination.

JOY

JOY

Three embroidery hoops are filled with plaid fabric to make this unique looking door hanger. You could also use wooden circle discs to get the same look and paint them red. Why not carry the whole theme inside and purchase cushions in plaid for your couch for example.

Christmas Gnome

Christmas Gnome

What a fun way to decorate the front porch. You can transform a mini tree into this little gnome with boots and a cute scarf. You could also give them as gifts to your neighbors too. Christmas Gnome Instructions

Scrap Wood Snowmen

Scrap Wood Snowmen

Use up scrap wood by making these cute snowmen. You'll need various sized wood slices for the body and a small log for the top of the hat. Twigs are used for the arms) and felt for the scarf.


DIY Cupcake

DIY Cupcake

For a gingerbread theme, these decorative cupcakes are perfect. You'll need a plant pot and fill it with a weight like small rocks. Then spray expanding foam over this to look like frosting and add a red bauble for the cherry.

Flocked Trees

Flocked Trees

Add drama to your porch decor with a group of flocked trees which also help to add a cozy charm too. Adorn the tree with LED lights to really brighten your porch. To add more comfort place a nice thick mat in front of the door.

Outside Christmas Tree

Outside Christmas Tree

Up-cycle pallets into charming trees for the outside. Cut tree shapes from pallets and then spray dark green spray paint. Add clear lights for a warm glow. The benefit of making pallet trees is many fold, for example it is kind to the environment as it is a recycled project.


Candy Christmas Garland

Candy Christmas Garland

Be the envy of the neighborhood with this whimsical and fun front door Christmas garland. You can use mesh ribbon in red and green and add red and white swirl ornaments.

Stacked Presents

Stacked Presents

Similar to the porch welcome sign, these stacked presents are made from wood and really look amazing as part of your yard decor. You could also add lights to this decoration to make the presents stand out in the dark.

Lit Sled

Lit Sled

If you happen to have an old sled lying around - you can transform it into a festive piece for your porch with just a few supplies. Add some lit garland to the top and finish with a big bow.

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      Elaine Byers 

      7 days ago

      Thank you Nisha!

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      Nisha Nair04 

      8 days ago

      very interesting hubs

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      Elaine Byers 

      9 days ago

      Thank you RTalloni !

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      RTalloni 

      11 days ago from the short journey

      These are such cute DIY ideas. Thanks for easy projects to save time during the busy season!

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