Christmas is a wonderful time of year where we can get together with loved ones, enjoy the festive spirit of the season, and enjoy the magic that comes with this celebration. One of the many traditions we love at Christmas is being able to put up the gorgeous decorations. Many people go all out with their Christmas decorations with both indoor and outdoor decorations to bring magical sparkle to their homes. When it comes to outdoor Christmas decorations, there are many beautiful options available to suit a wide range of needs, tastes, and budgets.

Whether you want the outside of your home to look elegant and magical or whether you want to push the boat out and create a veritable Santa’s grotto, you will have no problem finding the perfect outdoor Christmas decorations to achieve your goal.



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As the name suggests, outdoor Christmas decorations are festive decorations that are designed for use outside rather than indoors. These decorations tend to be more robust and larger than indoor ones so that they can make an impact outdoors and withstand the weather. In addition, some are solar powered or have special electrical connections that are designed for outdoor use. You will find all sorts of brilliant outdoor Christmas decorations to choose from, and these look incredible outside your home during the festive season.


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While not everyone bothers with outdoor Christmas decorations, if you love the magic of Christmas and want to really get into the spirit of the season, these decorations can be great. Some people simply decorate the interior of their homes, and some may not even bother with decorations. However, for those that love the festive season and want to go all out, outdoor Christmas decorations are perfect. They are also great for families with young kids as this helps to bring even more of the magic of Christmas into your home for the little ones to enjoy.


If you want to transform your home inside and outside this festive season, you will certainly find no shortage of outdoor Christmas decorations to choose from. These decorations can make the outside of your home look magical and stunning with even passersby getting into the Christmas spirit when they feast their eyes on your wonderful display. Some of the top outdoor Christmas decorations you can purchase to transform the outside of your home into a magical winter wonderland include:

Ankway Solar String Lights, 100 LED Fairy Lights Solar Powered 8 Modes 39 ft Bendable Waterproof IP65 Copper Wire Decorative Lighting for Patio Garden Indoor Bedroom Christmas(Warm White)
  • 8 LIGHTING MODES LED STRING LIGHTS --- High quality 100 LED solar string lights. Charge by the sunlight, can work up to 10 hours or more when fully charged. The outdoor string lights will automatically turn on when it's dark and turn off during the day. Solar lights outdoor provides 8 lighting modes from steady color to various flashing.
  • DURABLE,BENDABLE & WATERPROOF --- This solar string lights made from thin and bendable copper, 39 ft. length, durable enough to build whatever shape you need. These solar led string lights for decorations are waterproof IP65, so can be used outdoors as well.
  • EASE TO USE AND STORE --- Just place the solar panel where there is sunlight and this solar fairy string lights will work aumatically. It's lightweight, you can wrap the led copper string lights around a cardboard until the next use.
  • MULTI-APPLICATION --- Ankway solar string lights outdoor provide nice, soft and delicate warm white light for your outdoor pathway, window, patio, fence, garden, porch, clubhouse, pool, bushes, yard ,indoor bedroom, christmas etc.
  • SAFE & NICELY WRAPPEN --- Coiled on a cardboard in bubble to avoid clutter or damage during transit. A stake is also included in case you prefer to stick the solar powered string lights into the ground.

The sparkle and beauty of fairy lights are magical at any time of the year, but at Christmastime, these lights look even more magical than usual. Better still, you don’t even need to have an electrical outlet to plug the lights in as you would with indoor lights. When you invest in solar powered fairy lights, you can decorate them all around the outside of the home without a plug in sight. They will charge up during the day and then illuminate the exterior of your home beautifully at night.

Prextex Christmas Candy Cane Pathway Markers Set of 10 Christmas Indoor/Outdoor Decoration Lights
  • Prextex Set of 10 Christmas Candy Cane Pathway Markers- The perfect Indoor or Outdoor Décor.
  • Celebrate this Christmas season in style -Hang or set up these candy cane lights on pathways, driveways, trees etc.
  • Short stakes attached to each candy cane marker for easy installation- just stake ‘em into the ground and enjoy a vibrant display of bright red and white lights!
  • You get 10 candy cane pathway markers- Each candy cane has 6 bulbs and is 22” tall for a total lighted length of approximately 18 feet!
  • Spare bulbs and fuse included. UL listed. Connect up to 5 sets end to end.

Candy canes are the epitome of Christmas, and they look fabulous outside your home during the festive season. If you have a driveway leading up to your day, using giant plastic candy canes along the edges of the driveway can make it look wonderful and give it a ‘Grinch’ type look about it. These decorations are very affordable to purchase and can add a wonderful touch to your outdoor Christmas decorations.

50cm Large Merry Christmas Rattan Berry Gold Leaves Flower Autumn Fall Wreaths for Front Door Wall Window Decoration Ornament for Wedding Party Holiday Festival Décor (Red & Green)
  • Diameter :50cm.Package Include: 1Pcs 50cm Wreath 1 pcs Letter card 4 pcs Red Fruit decoration 4 pcs Gold Fruit decoration 1 pcs Bow 2 pcs flower
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Of course, your outdoor Christmas decorations wouldn’t be complete without a festive door wreath on the front door. You can get all sorts of wreaths including beautiful holly ones with lots of red berries to add to the beauty of the wreath. You can get real or plastic ones depending on your budget and preferences, and these will add a perfect finishing touch to your front door.

12 Foot Christmas Inflatable Santa Claus with Gift Bag and Bear Yard Garden Decoration
  • Self Inflates in Moment
  • Lights Up for Better Nighttime Viewing
  • Deflates Back Down for Easy Storage
  • Everything Included: Inflator Fan, Ground Stakes and Tethers
  • Great for Indoor and Outdoor

If you really want to go all out, a giant inflatable Santa Claus is a great choice. Of course, you will need to secure it somehow so that it doesn’t go floating off with the slightest gust of wind. While some may consider this to be a little cheesy, for some people it can really help to add a fun element to their outdoor festive display. For families with kids, it is definitely a great idea as this really does add a little-lighthearted fun to your décor.

Cheap yet very effective, snowflake decals are ideal for your windows and front door. These beautiful snowflake decals can be purchased in different sizes and styles, Decorate interior walls or window of home, bathroom, office, dorm, or store. They are very simple to put up and help to transform your windows and doors to create a wintery look.

NCYP Vintage Decorative Jewelry Chest Geometric Terrarium Window Box Storage Display Case Pentagon Shape Clear Glass and Brass Tone Air Plant Planter Geo Metal Slanted Top Swing Lid
  • This is a tall jewelry case style geometric terrarium, with swing lid. It is great for centerpiece on your table. It is also ideal for raising moss, fern or reptiles, insects.
  • High quality geometric terrarium, made of framed transparent glass. It is ideal for raising succuents and cacti. It is also stuitable for planting tropical plant varieties, such as mosses, orchids, ferns, and air plants.
  • Many people love to create their dreamy world, or a fairy story within a terrarium.
  • A super mini miniature figure is included as free gift.
  • Terrarium only, accessories not included

We all know how lovely window boxes with flowers can look in the summer. Well, when it comes to the festive season, you can opt for festive window boxes. It is up to you what you use to make them festive. Some people fill their window boxes with ornaments such as a selection of colorful baubles. Others like to put in festive flowers or holly and mistletoe to celebrate the festive spirit. You can also wrap fairy lights around the boxes themselves to create an even more magical finish.

Many people have Christmas trees up indoors during the festive season but how about opting for an outdoor Christmas tree? This is something that can look stunning and will really turn heads as people pass by your house. You can even decorate a tree that already grown in your garden or at the front of your home, which will look truly stunning. Alternatively, you can purchase outdoor Christmas trees and even fake outdoor Christmas trees that can be placed on the porch of your home to add some festive magic.

Omika Grapevine Garland Green Leaves String Lights - Hanging Vine Artificial Ivy Fairy Lights - 6.56ft/2m 20 LED Flexible Copper Battery Powered - for Patio Decor Home Bedroom Garden Decorations
  • Artificial Green Grapevine Leaves with mini 20 LEDs (Warm White / Yellow), feature wonderful, shapely leaves and green hues, available in sizes 6.56ft/2m.
  • Mini LEDs have been embedded onto silver wire, which has been delicately intertwined with the grapevine leaves to create this beautiful LED garland .
  • Safe and environment friendly, easy to bend and operate, 2 AA battery powered (not included). Will not generate any noticeable heat.
  • Create a romantic & natural atmosphere with attractive display and add elegance to your landscape. Very light weight, easy to hang, can be draped over a mirror or on a mantlepiece, hanging in a nursery.
  • Ideal for a variety of purposes, perfect for: home, bedroom, wedding decorations, indoor patio camping, valentine's decor. Not waterproof, great durability.

Decorative garlands are often used on the mantelpiece or on the walls of homes to make the interior look more festive. Well, you can also use them as outdoor Christmas decorations, and they can add a wonderful, magical touch to the overall festive appearance of your home. If you have pillars outside the home such as by the front door, you can wrap the garlands around these. You can also use them on post boxes or around door and window frames. You can get some beautiful outdoor garlands with magical fairy lights embedded that are solar powered.

Chase 499-0523 Snow Blower Aerosol Spray, 16-Ounce
  • Highlight evergreen branches, wreaths and centerPiece
  • Unique spray nozzle
  • Contains no solvents
  • Easy cleanup
  • No CFCs or other ozone-depleting substances

We all love it to snow at Christmas because it adds to the festive spirit and makes everything look more magical. However, this doesn’t always happen. The good news is that you can simply create your own snowy décor by investing in spray snow. This is very cheap to purchase and is obviously very simple to use as you simply spray it on. You can use if wherever you see fit to add a winter wonderland finish to your outdoor display.

Collections Etc Solar Light Up Angel with Sunflowers, Wings Spread, Garden Statue
  • By day, you'll appreciate the intricate textures of this angel's wings and the lovely, hand-painted sunflowers
  • And at night, the sunflowers in her arms automatically shine with solar-powered light
  • Includes 1 "AA" rechargeable battery
  • Resin| Approx| 9"L x 5 1/4"W x 13 1/4"H
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There are many things that are associated with Christmas such as snowmen and reindeer. However, if you want to add a touch of elegance to your outdoor display, you can invest in a beautiful outdoor light-up angel for your porch. These are available in different sizes and will look absolutely stunning on your front porch. It is also a great way to welcome guests to your home over the festive season, as there will be a beautiful, sparkling angel waiting to greet them at your front door.


With so many different outdoor Christmas decorations to choose from, it can be difficult to make a decision. Obviously, you have to draw the line somewhere, and this means being selective about the outdoor Christmas decorations you buy otherwise you could find yourself running out of space and money.

Before you start purchasing your outdoor Christmas decorations, you need to assess the amount of room you have available outside. In addition, you should think about the finish you want to achieve for the exterior of your home, as this will have an impact on the outdoor Christmas decorations you buy.

Some people will want to create a magical wonderful with all the bells and whistles. Others will want something more understated and elegant. With plenty of decorations available for the outdoors, you can achieve your goals with ease no matter what type of festive setting you are hoping to create outside your home.

In terms of keeping costs down, it is best to compare decorations online, as this is where you will most likely find the best deals. Christmas can be expensive enough for most people, so you need to try to get the best deals on your outdoor Christmas decorations. When you go online, you will be able to benefit from plenty of choices as well as great value for money. In addition, you can save yourself time and inconvenience by getting your Christmas decorations delivered directly to your door.

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