How do you decorate for Christmas on a budget? What is the easiest way to decorate for Christmas? I’m getting ready for the holiday season and I have 6 amazing and easy DIY outdoor Christmas decorations to share. These outdoor decorations are a great way to get in the holiday spirit and bring Christmas cheer to your front porch, front yard, or any outdoor space.
Let’s get started on our DIY Outdoor Christmas Decorations
How To Make Holiday Balls, Spheres or Ornaments?
This is a diy project to make oversized ornaments.
I hot-glued 2 plastic bowls from the dollar store together to create large plastic balls. I created a total of 4 spheres for my yard. You could also find the forms at craft stores.
I wrapped each form with a different color light strand.
I laid these giant Christmas ornaments in the yard and ran extension cords to them. I put the plugs inside plastic containers to protect them.
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How do you make fake snow decorations?
- Small plastic bowls
- Rustoleum frosted glass spray paint.
- Hot glue gun
- waterproof battery operated LED light
I hot glued 2 bowls together.
I placed a waterproof battery operated LED light on the ground and placed the “snowballs” in this shape over the light. I love how they light up and glow. This is a great idea to enhance your outdoor décor.
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Here is another one of my fun outdoor Christmas decoration ideas.
I hot glued some red ribbon on the top so that I could hang the silver bells outside on a hook.
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How do you wrap a door for a present?
I cut a vinyl table cloth so that I would be using the decorative pattern.
I used painters tape and taped one strip vertical and one strip horizontal on my door.
I added a bow to finish it off.
How do you make a lampshade Christmas tree?
This will make the perfect addition to your beautiful outdoor Christmas decorations.
You could E6000 them together if you like.
If you like to repurpose and upcycle, check out this Santa made out of a mop!
You won’t believe the beautiful holiday decor I made from these!
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How do you make luminaries?
Other amazing ideas include some of which I have my own step-by-step tutorial for
- making oversized Christmas ornaments out of bouncy balls
- Making snowmen out of a old fence posts
- Huge ornaments (coming soon)
- Make a tree shape out of wood crates (coming soon) or you could create a DIY pallet Christmas tree too.
- Take tree branches and use them on your porch or in your home to hang ornaments.
- Make giant paper plate lollipops (coming soon)
- Use tomato cages and wrap them in fairy lights and add some fresh greenery or a faux garland to create easy trees.
It’s so easy to create festive decor for Christmas time. I think I need a North Pole sign too, what do you think?
I hope you have enjoyed this inside look at my outdoor Christmas decorating projects. I had so much fun making these DIY Christmas decorations. Merry Christmas!
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