Beautiful Outdoor Decorating Ideas That Aren’t the Least Bit Tacky
Your neighbor’s yard is home to a community of inflatable snowmen, but you’d like to celebrate the season in a slightly more understated way. If you’d prefer for your exterior decorations to be as minimal and tasteful as your interior ones, look no further than these ideas that will have your home looking festive and holiday-ready, with nary a snowman (or even a reindeer) in sight.
A garland of greenery hanging around the door, as seen in this photo from In the Fields, will be a welcome sight (and smell!) for holiday guests.
This image has been popping up all over social (originally from Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles’ Instagram), and for good reason. Have you ever seen a dreamier display, or one more quintessentially Christmas? While your house might not be so grand, you can still borrow inspiration from this chateau. Our favorite touch? The wreaths over the windows (probably easier to do on a one-story home, though).
Wreaths aren’t just for doors — and Christmas trees aren’t just for inside your house, as seen on Park & Oak. (Even better, get a tree that can be planted in your yard when the season ends.)
Double doors, each decked with their own wreath, feel festive in this image from Made in Persbo.
Use swags of greenery adorned with holly and pinecones to elevate the look of outdoor light fixtures, as seen in this image from Shady Lane Greenhouses.
Here’s another outdoor Christmas tree, from Liv Sandvik Jakobsen. The lantern with candles is another lovely touch.
This image from Femina shows multiple circlets from different species hanging indoors, but the display would be particularly nice (and more visible from the outdoors) if lit.