INSIDE: 3 easy and affordable tips for planning outdoor holiday decorating.
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There are many stressors when planning for the holidays. Tasks such as planning holiday parties, preparing meals, shopping, and wrapping gifts can make life feel overwhelming. And decorating our homes for the holidays can add to our already stressed out holiday To Do lists! But using a little bit of creativity for your indoor and outdoor decorations will give you and your family a sense of pride as well as some lasting holiday traditions.
Here are three tips to achieve a joyful feeling throughout the household this holiday season, that won’t take up too much time.
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3 Outdoor Holiday Decoration Tips
When decorating for Christmas, focusing on the outside of the house is just as important as the inside. There are a number of decorations that will take your house from the normal everyday to the ultimate holiday home. You can even incorporate DIY decor into your outdoor space!
There are so many different ways that everyday pieces can be transformed into the perfect outdoor feature for the holidays. The following decor tips are going to boost your yard for the holidays and upgrade your Christmas spirit!
How to Create Holiday Ambiance with Outdoor Lights
No matter the climate where you live, twinkle lights creates instant Christmas spirit! Decking your house out with vibrant Christmas lights is a great way to show your holiday spirit. With endless options for string light shapes, sizes and colors, LED lights are the new rage in outdoor holiday home decor.
Compared to the traditional Christmas lights, LED lights use less energy, produce less heat and last much longer. And their versatility makes them possible to use anywhere like around columns, railings, bushes and more!
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How to Use Garlands for Holiday Home Decorating
Putting up Christmas garland is another fast and affordable home decorating option for lots of Christmas cheer! Artificial garland is easy to use and encourages creativity too. You can transform it into whatever you want by incorporating artificial holiday flowers, ribbons and twinkle lights. They are typically made on a wire, making it easy to bend to wherever you wish to put it. There are heaps of decor ideas that you can add to spice up the plain garland, such as using large styrofoam shapes.
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Many artificial holiday garlands are also hypoallergenic, meaning it won’t bother family or friends with allergies.
How to Decorate with Holiday Wreaths
Hanging up a wreath on your front door is probably the easiest and quickest way to get into the Christmas decorating spirit! Wreaths are a great way to spark creativity by simply making them yourself. There are various options to use for the base of the wreath, such as styrofoam, twigs as well as tinsel garland. Taking a circular piece of styrofoam and wrapping the tinsel around is so easy and will bring that perfect holiday accent to your decorations. Wreaths can be made into a one-of-a-kind piece from almost anything. There are even DIY puzzle piece wreaths! The possibilities are endless.
Kick start the holiday season by getting the entire family together to decorate your home. Get creative and start new holiday traditions.
There are countless ideas for outdoor Christmas decor such as LED string lights, garlands and wreaths that are affordable and don’t require hours to put up. Now all that’s left to do is start creating!
How do you decorate your home for the holidays? Let me know in the comments.
Other Christmas Ideas You May Like:
- DIY felt cactus tree ornaments
- Ugly Christmas sweater turned (cozy and comfy) skirt
- 5-minute Dollar Store Christmas cookie plate
- Thrift store puzzle pieces turned holiday door wreath
- Snowman hair pin for girls
- $2 Christmas poinsettia wreath from plastic tablecloths
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