Christmas season is fast coming. With fall just around the corner, it will be Christmas in no time. Aside from the gift giving that goes with the season, it’s also decoration time.
If you want to be ready for Christmas, here are some fun outdoor decorations projects that you can do for the coming Christmas season:
- Globed Christmas Lights. http://fromtheblueshed.typepad.com/from-the-blue-shed/2010/02/salvaged-lanterns.html
Rustic decors are all the rage now. Although they look expensive, they are actually quite easy to make. You just need some old hanging basket frames, pull ties, and fairy lights. If your basket frames look too shabby, some spray paint will save it. Robin of from the Blue Shed ensures that you do not need to spend a ton of money to create anything from home décor to purses.
- Outdoor Holiday Gift Boxes. http://www.whatroseknows.com/11-5-2013/DIY-Outdoor-Lighted-Holiday-Gift-Boxes-/
Grab the attention of your neighbors and with interestingly large gift boxes outside of your home. You can put them out on your porch for some added festivities. Rose of What Rose Knows made this easy lighted gift boxes with wood, decorative mesh ribbons, and fairy lights inside. This quick tutorial can be done even by newbies and can be a fun project with the kids.
- Tires as Christmas Ornaments. http://addicted2diy.com/2015/12/14/how-to-make-giant-christmas-ornaments-from-old-tires/
If you have old tires laying around the house, then this DIY project is for you. Create oversized Christmas ornaments for your outdoor with just a couple of old tires, plywood, spray paint, and old galvanized buckets. Katie of Addicted 2 DIY, did this Christmas decoration project with her two boys. This makes it an interesting thing that you can do with your kids.
- Christmas Arrow Signs. http://www.thehappyscraps.com/2012/11/my-christmas-front-porch.html
Make your home feel like the North Pole with Christmas arrow signs just outside of your porch. This is the perfect decoration once it stats snowing and gives off a real vibe. Amy of The Happy Scraps made this fun project with paint and vinyl. You can play around with the words or locations that you want to put in your arrows.
- Faux snowballs. http://cottageintheoaks.com/2011/12/snowballs-with-no-snow/
If you live in places with no snow during winter, you can still create your own snow. Dawny of Cottage in the Oaks had fun with her daughter creating these faux snowballs. You don’t have to break the bank with this project. Just some Styrofoam balls, Snow-Tex and a spreader, you can already make your own snowballs. The trick here is drying so you might need strings and hanging wires to dry your balls for 24 hours before you can use them.
- Christmas wagon display. http://ourcloverhouse.blogspot.com/2012/12/our-front-porch-tree.html
DeeDee and Bobby of Our Clover House made their own Christmas setup on their front porch. Their rustic setup is lovely and easy to do. With an old rusty wagon and a little Christmas tree, they created a mini setup outside of their home. They followed a more natural theme using pine cones, little apples, strings of snowflakes and fairy lights to complete the look.
- Pallet Christmas tree. http://www.thinkingcloset.com/2014/12/08/diy-rustic-pallet-christmas-tree-silhouette-giveaway/
There are tons of projects that you can do with pallets. Lauren of Thinking Closet built a Christmas tree out of pallets, which is perfect for outdoor décor. Just disassemble the pallets and cut it into how you want your tree to look like. Cut the stem and branches into your desired sizes and paint them up.
- Beer bottle Christmas Lights. http://snackerdoodles.blogspot.ie/2011/11/beer-bottle-christmas-lights.html
Beer bottle Christmas lights are not just cute but also super easy to do. If you have tons of bottles at home, then just reuse these for your project. Just stuff multicolored lights inside your beer bottles. If you have more beer bottles, then you might need longer lights. Just put it along your porch or your driveway for instant light and fun. Snackerdoodles, a Pinterest family, made this for their kitchen counter. However, you can leave it out if you’re using outdoor lights.
- Christmas wreath. http://www.susieharrisblog.com/2011/11/diy-christmas-wreath.html
A Christmas wreath is a classic decoration that will never go out of style. There are hundreds of ways that you can make your own. Susie Harris, of Susie Harris Blog, made her own out of grapevine wreath. She made hers look rustic and added shatterproof balls and a letter H to signify her family.
- DIY log snowmen. http://www.craftymorning.com/wood-log-snowmen-decorations/
Snowmen logs are also cool to look at from the outside. You can do this with your kids. Michelle of Crafty Morning used cut wood logs that are stacked nicely for the snowmen. Then, you can be creative afterwards in decorating your snowmen with felt paper for the facial features and some ribbons for scarves.