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Winter is upon us and we couldn’t be happier and more excited in the waiting of the Christmas holidays. It is that time of the year again when family friends get together and actually enjoy quality time spent under a festive decorated roof. Your house needs to know that as well as your backyard and garden. In order for you to really get into that festive spirit you need a proper ambient for the holidays that are coming. Here are 10 brilliant Cheerful Christmas Outdoor Decorations perfect for any home.
1. natural materials expressing a cheerful attitude
Sweet and nice decorations that will make your courtyard smile are these little rustic pieces of wood. They are hand painted and as a plus side you can do this with your whole family or you can let your kids paint it, while you make the preparations for Christmas.
2. A garden flag for Santa
Do you want a little present from Santa’s sack? Then make him feel welcome to your house by telling him to stop over.You can do that by using a burlap fabric, a chevron pattern written with Christmas colors –red, specific to Santa’s outfit and green symbolizing the tree under which he is going to leave a present for you.
3. A cozy rustic card holder
Your Christmas cards need a special place. On the front door, you can make a rustic card holder to place your beautiful cards received from your family or friends. Every time you get home this will put a smile on your face before entering the house and a positive attitude is the perfect antidote to a tiring day. A long piece of wood, burlap or Christmas prints and some laundry clips spray painted – that’s all you need to make an adorable card display.
4. a Colorful Christmas fence
Give joy to your courtyard with some long pieces of wood and watercolors. Let your imagination flow and get ready for Christmas!
5. Creative wooden reindeer
Do you want to make your courtyard look like Santa and his reindeer have moved there? Take some pieces of wood and start chopping. Be creative, inspire yourself from stories, even cartoons. You will be proud of yourself when you’ll see what you are capable of.
6. An unusual snowman
There’s your chance to be original! We all know that there is no winter without snowmen and if you got bored of the ordinary one, here is an example of one standing on his head. Steal your father’s boots and your mother’s comforter, find some wood and coal and…of course, wait for the snow! The result will entertain everybody who passes by your house.
7. Festive pinecones
Create a charming and welcoming porch with a few pinecones, fir or pine branches, red globes and flowerpots. A totally not expensive but attractive decoration for Christmas.
8. Huge presents
We all know how important presents are, especially for your little ones. To mark this holiday properly take a few boxes and some wrapping paper and have fun. The colorful presents will give a cheerful ambient to your exterior.
9. Christmas Outdoor Decorations – Candle path
Christmas Eve is marked by light and joy. Make it special. If in the ordinary nights, the path of your courtyard is dark, use this one night to change this. Before your friends come over, put some wreaths, candles and mason jars on the sideways of the alley and make it unique.
10. Green beautiful decorations
Since it’s winter and everything is white around your house, you have to add some color to contrast the surrounding decor. Do you happen to have a metal bucket or an old boiler in your garage? If the answer is yes, then all you need is to cut a round piece of metal and to fill it with pine or fir. As a bonus, you can add a red bow for a bigger impact.
How do you prepare your home for the upcoming winter holidays? We would love to hear your ideas and feedback so don’t be shy and leave your valuable ideas in the comment section below.