Outdoor Christmas decorations can really lift the Christmas spirit! Don’t we instantly feel the joy and magic of the holiday season, whenever we pass by a home with festive outdoor Christmas decorations?
Today we will look at some of the most beautifully decorated Christmas porches and front doors, and how to use these ideas to decorate your own front entry so it brings a big smile to you, your guests, and those lucky ones passing by!
This is part 4 of our Favorite Christmas Decorating Ideas For Every Part of Your Home series! This 4-part series is all about the best Christmas decorating ideas you can apply to your own home easily and quickly! You can check out the rest of the series below :
Let’s start with the secret success formula for a gorgeous Christmas front door ( Some of the helpful resources are affiliate links. Full disclosure here. )
1 & 2. The secret success formula!
One garland, one wreath, and two pots. There are infinite variations on this basic formula for a gorgeous Christmas porch and front door, which you will see throughout this article! ( via Setting for Four | Life Love Larson )
3. DIY Christmas pots
You can create stunning and long-lasting Christmas planters easily with branches and berries. 24 tutorials and inspiring Christmas planter ideas here!
4 – 7. Easy DIY Christmas wreaths and swags
Wreaths and swags are favorite essentials in outdoor Christmas decorations.
Both the magnolia leaf wreath and the Christmas swag take no time to make and cost almost nothing!
The DIY Magnolia Wreath tutorial will be up next week, and the Christmas swag tutorial will be up in the next few weeks!
A Christmas swag can also be used to decorate outdoor lanterns, mailboxes, and railings. Here’s a super smart tutorial by Diane at In My Own Style on how to add some floral foam and keep your Christmas swag fresh longer!
8 – 11. Painted wood signs in outdoor Christmas decorations
Painted Christmas wood signs are so charming and great for small spaces! ( via The Cottage Oaks | Netz Family )
12, 13. Pallet Christmas trees
These two pallet Christmas trees are part of our 48 creative DIY Christmas trees which you can check out here!
If you are wondering where to find pallets or how to work with pallets, here’s a detailed guide all about pallets-
14 – 17. Add other Christmas elements
Reindeers, sleighs, and jingle bells make lovely outdoor Christmas decorations too! ( via Dimples & Tangles | Hospitality Designs )
18 – 21. Vintage buckets and crates as outdoor Christmas decorations
Vintage style galvanized tin buckets and old wooden crates are filled with natural elements like branches and pine cones, and used beautifully to create these farmhouse Christmas outdoor decorations. ( via Finding Home Farms | Home Stories A to Z | Liz Marie | Love Grows Wild )
22 & 23. Outdoor lighted Christmas decorations
You can see the basic garland-wreath-pots formulas in these two beautiful examples above. Add some magic by using string lights to create outdoor lighted Christmas decorations! (via BHG | Decor and the Dog )
You may also love: 28 stunning and easy outdoor lighting DIYs!
24, 25. Display your treasures
26 – 29. Beautifully styled tables and shelves
30 – 32. Playful outdoor Christmas decorations.
Plastic balls and cups are transformed into these giant Christmas ornaments, video tutorial below!
These giant lollipops made from pool noodles or paper plates are pure holiday magic! Here‘s a tutorial on the paper plate lollipops, and a video below on how to make the giant pool noodle lollipops!
You can check out the rest of the series below :
Happy creating! See you next week!