10 Crafty Outdoor Decor Ideas for Holiday Season

Last Updated on March 16, 2022 by Kravelv

Decorations are always a big part of the holiday season, not just inside decoration but also outside décor. With a great outside decoration, you can give your outdoors the same festive feel as your home interiors. A great outdoor décor is sure to win the hearts of your guests and passersby. If you are looking for some ideas to decorate your yard or garden or any outdoors space, we are here to help you!

Read on to find some interesting ideas:

1. Forest green lamps

Give a touch of green to your home’s exterior or barn by hanging forest green lamps, like the ones shown here.

2. A pair of wreaths

Double the delight of your door decorations by going for a pair of wreaths. Make your entrance more interesting with some stacked logs of birch and a warm plaid blanket.

3. A giant candy cane

Sweeten up a dull and boring exterior with a big sweet treat. In this picture, real peppermints have been used to coat the door decoration, similar to a gingerbread house.

4. Snow circle

Hang a snow circle wreath over your entrance door with a bold, thick ribbon. If your door is of a light color, opt for a dark hue for the ribbon to contrast things interestingly.

Alternatively, you can cut out snowflakes in paper or fabric and stick them or hang them over your door and walls. If you are proficient at die cutting, you can make the snowflakes with a die cutting equipment. These are various designs in which you can cut out snowflakes. But for that you would need dies of different designs, which you may find at stores or shops offering die making equipment.

5. Christmas tree on your front porch

Replace a standard topiary with a mini fresh Christmas tree or a faux one. For a weather-proof, sturdy base, place the Christmas tree in a basket of wicker and skip the fabric tree skirt. Weight down the wicker basket with a few rocks. Decorate the tree with some handmade twig stars, pinecones, shatterproof ornaments, and a burlap garland.

6. An evergreen and fabric swag

Give an interesting twist to a standard holiday wreath by going for a holiday swag for your front door. Make the holiday swag with fresh greenery, glittering pinecones and fabric branches. Here is a guide to making one yourself.

7. Melt-proof snowman

Here is a friendly snowman for your outdoors who won’t be melting. All you need to make him are a sturdy support made of wood and 3 faux wreaths. He will make a great decoration for those snow-free climates. Moreover, as you are using faux wreaths, you can feature him in your outdoors year after year.

8. Twig garland

Add a woodsy and rustic touch to a faux or real evergreen garland by putting a layer of a twig garland. It’s easy to make. Simply collect some small branches from your backyard, cut them into sections which have the same length approximately using clippers, and then knot together the twigs using yarn or a jute twine.

9. Faux snow balls

Whether it actually snows or not, you can have a white Christmas! Prepare some faux snowballs and place them in a basket as shown. Place this basket outdoors and have fun.

10. Twine ornaments

Craft these oversized, round twine ornaments to spruce up your evergreens. They are made with inexpensive materials, and you can easily make an entire bunch of them while watching your favorite movie or show. Here are the instructions to start crafting them.

Get started with your holiday season outdoor décor with these ideas. You are sure to have a lot of fun while decorating your yard or outdoors with these interesting ideas. If you have more ideas for exterior decoration, please share them as your comments below.

Kravelv is a full time digital marketer and part time furniture and cabinet maker. During his free time he would like to create something out of recycled woods, this varies from toys, furnitures plant boxes etc. Follow him on Twitter | Pinterest | Facebook