30 Outdoor Christmas Decorations That'll Get You Feeling All Festive

The North Pole's got nothing on you.

outdoor christmas decorations
Stacey Brandford

You don't have to have the most lights on the block, but you do need some eye-catching decor. Decorate the porch, mailbox, or front door with these festive ideas. Where's Santa stopping first? Oh, that'd be YOUR house.

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Annie Schlechter
Simple But Chic

Obvious, but needs to be said—a pair of simple magnolia wreaths look insanely chic.

Artificial Wreath, $102, wayfair.com

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The Holiday Aisle
Get Lit

Don't worry about tangled extension cords (or the electricity bill) by unraveling a strand of sun-powered lights instead. After charging all day, they'll automatically light up at night.

Solar String Lights, $30, wayfair.com

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Stacey Brandford
Cozy Vibes

Double down on door decorations for twice the fun, and round out the entrance with stacked birch logs and a cozy plaid blanket.

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Plaid Throw, $33, wayfair.com

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The Holiday Aisle
Glowing Gifts

Garland and wreaths strung with lights are standard, but colorful green presents are a bit more unexpected. This set adds color to a classic white bench.

Light-Up Gift Boxes, $33, wayfair.com

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Victoria Pearson
Mini Evergreens

Popped in a galvanized tub and orchard basket, pint-sized trees add greenery to a bare porch. Scatter leftover trimmings around the base and in a rustic crate for even more foliage.

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Mini Tree, $7, amazon.com

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On Sutton Place
Lumbersexual?

Flannel shirts become cozy festive pillows thanks to a little stitching.

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Buffalo Check Pillow, $20, wayfair.com

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The Holiday Aisle
Larger Than Life

You won't need a lot of additional decor when you put this five-foot-tall statue front and center on your doorstep.

Giant Nutcrakcer, $370, wayfair.com

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Frances Janisch
Sweet Treats

Sweeten a plain exterior with a jumbo treat. This door decoration is coated in real peppermints, just like a gingerbread house.

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Etsy via RusticDesignWorks
Distressed Door Pallet

If you don't want to spend an entire day decorating the front of your house, invest in a festive sign you can plank next to your door in mere seconds.

Door Pallet, $50, etsy.com

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Steven Randazzo
Cones on Cones

Don't stop at your wreath—add pine cones in your garland, as well.

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Pine Cones, $27, amazon.com

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Loon Peak
Winter Wonderland

If you have columns on the front of your house, warm them up with a garland that'll turn this space into a winter wonderland for the season.

Garland, $47, wayfair.com

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Focal Point Styling
Let It Snow!

Use snowflake decals or hanging cut-outs to fill each glass pane on your front door.

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Snowflake Decals, $3, amazon.com

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BJORN WALLANDER
When You're Over Your Wreath...

Instead of a wreath, try hanging a basket filled with greens, pinecones, or holly.

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Door Basket, $42, etsy.com

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Houseful of Noise
DIY Wreath

Hang this easy wreath with a thick, bold ribbon. If you have a light colored door, use a dark hue for contrast.

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Max Kim-Bee
Double-Duty Decor

Let your kids leave their sled leaning by your home's entryway for an alpine-inspired exterior.

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Vintage Sled, $86, etsy.com

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Julie Blanner
Let There Be Light

Copper tea lights and string lights give this entryway some holiday cheer.

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Copper Tea Lights, $8, etsy.com

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HomeTalk
Rad Plaid

Make your mailbox a little more festive by dressing it with things you already have laying around your house, like a scarf and skates.

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Plaid Scarf, $13, amazon.com

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Just*Grand
Ornament Box

Fill your flower bed with a handful of brightly colored ornaments.

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Colorful Ornaments, $12, etsy.com

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Infarrantly Creative
Starry Night

You'd never believe this star was made using yardsticks.

Yardstick, $2, amazon.com

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Unskinny Boppy
Pops of Red

Rain boots, a scarf, and a lantern add colorful accents to this entryway.

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Red Ornaments, $3, amazon.com

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Hymns & Verses
Outdoor Tree

Leave a fully decorated Christmas tree on a screened-in porch for a classic display you can appreciate from inside and out.

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Our Southern Home
Gorg Garland

Outlining a front door in garland is an easy and simple way to celebrate the season. Add red bows and ornaments and it becomes totally next-level.

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Pine Garland, $73, amazon.com

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Golden Boys & Me
Snow-Covered Sign

If it snows on Christmas, your yard decor will look even better.

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Joy Sign, $34, etsy.com

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Home Stories A to Z
Oversized Ornaments

These DIY ornaments are a little larger in size, making them the perfect container for a set of string lights.

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Globe Light, $10, amazon.com

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Fynes Designs
Joy To The World

This propped up sign looks extra festive thanks to a wreath and ice skates.

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Joy Sign, $34, etsy.com

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The Butlers
Burlap Beautiful

An average mailbox gets a seasonal makeover with some evergreen branches, pine cones, and a burlap bow.

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Burlap Ribbon, $13, amazon.com

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Lowes.com
Star of The Show

This twine star is a total show-stopper.

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Miss Information
Light It Up

The secret behind these glowing balls of lights? Chicken wire!

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Chicken Wire, $7, amazon.com

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All Things Heart & Home
Mason Jar Mania

It's no secret that mason jars can be used for almost everything, but they look especially magical filled with lights.

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Mason Jars, $8, amazon.com

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Step by Step

Plant trimmed shrubs inside of decorated planters. Use each one to display a letter to spell out a greeting.

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Red Letters, $47, etsy.com

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