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Outdoor Christmas Decorations Directory

Outdoor Christmas Lights, Wreaths and More

Our outdoor Christmas decorations, wreaths, Christmas light ideas, and projects are sure to make your front porch decorating easy and fun this season.

With seven grandchildren, Christmas is indeed a magical time of year for Mary and I.

We can't think of a better way to get front porch holiday decorating ideas than to see what others have created.

Christmas pictures

Take a look at all the Christmas decor ideas we have in store for you here!

Outdoor Christmas Decorations Directory

Mary and I would love if you would share your photos of outdoor Christmas decorations with us. It is easy to do, and if selected, we will post them on our site so others can see how they might decorate also.

Christmas Lighting Inspiration

Ideas for Vintage Christmas Decorating

Love vintage? We have a bunch of fabulous ideas for decorating vintage-style for Christmas.

Many of these pictures have been shared by bloggers and kind readers of ours. Thank you!

Beautiful Christmas Lighting Ideas

Last year we had the good fortune of visiting the Seaside Ranchos neighborhood in Torrance CA

They do a wonderful job of outdoor Christmas decorations and you'll love the photos by Painted Bench Photography.

Houses Decorated with Gorgeous Christmas Lights

Dave and I have gathered pictures of houses decorated with Christmas lights.

Can't wait for you to see these beautiful homes! We are grateful to the photographers who shared their pictures with us.

Ideas for Christmas Lights

- See stunning photos of Christmas lights for dazzling ideas for your own front porch and yard

- Nothing says Christmas like a beautifully lit front porch

- Greet friends with the glow of holiday light displays

Outdoor Christmas Decorating With Lights

-Who doesn't love a porch that sparkles and twinkles for Christmas?

- You won't believe how many different kinds of lights there are. We have some safety tips, too.

Christmas In Brooklyn Photo Gallery

Enjoy these amazing and beautiful holiday lights by photographer Becca Dorstek

This Brooklyn neighborhood goes all out, competing against each other to see who has the best holiday light display. We know you'll love the photos and get great ideas for your own front porch and yard.

DIY Christmas Projects

Make Your Own Outdoor Christmas Decor

Dave and I had a good time decorating our porch with Christmas decorations we made ourselves ...

We have all kinds of simple ways to make your porch festive for Christmas.

Make a Christmas Mailbox Decoration

- Our Christmas mailbox even has letters and a package

- This is one of our outdoor Christmas decorations that Dave built and I painted.

How To Make Your Own Christmas Wreath

One of the easiest ways to add holiday spirit to your porch is to make a wreath for your front door.

We have instructions, pictures and videos to help you get some nice ideas and get quickly started. If you have made a neat wreath for your porch, we'd love to hear about it, too!

J-O-Y Christmas Pillow Toppers

-We think you will like our pillow toppers that spell J-O-Y

-They are easy to make and perfect for your porch

Nostalgic Grapevine Christmas Wreath

- See the tutorial for this grapevine Christmas wreath we made for our front door

Christmas Decorating Ideas

Creative Christmas Decor Ideas

We had fun visiting Dreaming In Color in Murfreesboro TN ...

Kraft Paper Poinsettia!Santa Legs! Ice Skate Wreath! What a lovely shop full of eclectic handcrafted vintage items and gifts.

See all their creative Christmas decorating ideas.

Four Awesome Bloggers' Christmas Decorating Ideas

Creative Cain Cabin, On Sutton Place, Debbie Doos and Cottage at the Crossroads ...

Four bloggers. Four styles. Four inspirational themes!

Please take a look!

Outdoor Christmas Decorations at Sheila's, Colleen's and Anna's

Kelly lives in sunny California and ...

She created this sweet vignette for you to see. Ice skates from her high school days, a colorful plaid blanket, vintage lantern, pinecones and more...

Two Christmas Porches - Jeanie's and Melanie's

Melanie shares her charming Georgia porch. It's a wonderful wraparound - sparkly and magical.

Jeanie shares her daughter's Christmas porch with us. She decorated it with a tablecloth. So cute! ...

Kelly's Christmas Decorating Ideas

Plum Doodles loves purple ...

Colleen loves red and Anna loves a sumptuous tan.

See what we mean...

Ideas For Outdoor Christmas Decorating

From garland to lights to trees to wreaths...

It's the time of the year when people love to pull out all the stops. From simple to elaborate, traditional to elegant, your porch can easily look festive for the Christmas season. We share some nice ideas with you.

Decorating on a Budget for Christmas

- We gathered up 10 (maybe 11) ideas that won't break the bank

- From PVC pipes to picture frames to covering empty boxes.

Elegant Christmas Decorating

- Denise and Audra are a mother daughter team who have decorated their porch in a most elegant way.

- Come visit their rocking chair Christmas porch.

- It's a beautiful example of Christmas decorating at its finest.

Decorating Your Christmas Door

- Featuring holiday decorations and tips for making your front door a delight to behold.

- Gold, antique white and burlap make for a very pretty holiday porch.

- Use colorful ornaments and picture frames for front door wreaths

More Christmas Door Decorations

- Make bigger-than-life candy canes from PVC pipe.

- Enjoy Dee's colorful sparkly gift box garland

- See Kathleen's classic red plaid decorations, Debbie's beautifully lit garland and Kristy's palm frond and red scarf decorations.

Tips For Christmas Decorating

- Use ribbon-tied pillows and old fashioned planters

- Snow dust your tree - see how it is done

- Personalize your Christmas decorations

- Why use one when three wreaths are better!

Bloggers' Christmas Decorations

-Two special bloggers share their porch decorating ideas for Christmas

- Clydia's tomato cage Christmas trees and Colleen's screened porch all decorated

Christmas Wreath Ideas

- Outdoor Christmas decorations must include a gorgeous wreath for Christmas.

- Wreaths can be creative and easy on the budget.

- See our wreath pictures to inspire ideas for your own home.

Dawn's Beautiful Christmas Greenery

Dawn has used fresh greenery, vines, shiny gold and silver ornaments and sparkly stems to deck out her porch for Christmas.

She has a flying snowman, too, that is so cute. Porch decorating with natural greenery is classical and beautiful!

Kimberly's Country Porch at Christmas

When Kimberly and her husband built their home, a large country porch was on their wish list.

Now that their home is built, Kimberly loves decorating for all seasons. See how she decorated her country front porch for Christmas!

A Grinch Christmas!

Are you a fan of the Grinch?

Donna loves the Grinch and uses the bright red and Grinch green to decorate her front porch for Christmas.

You'll love her zany Grinch decorations.

Susan's Christmas Wreath Decorations

Susan enjoys traditional decorating. Her Christmas wreath decorations on the outside of her home are very charming and beautiful.

She shares photographs of her home, porch, and front yard decorated with gorgeous Christmas wreaths, greenery and bows.

Winter Holiday Porch Pictures

Winter holiday decorating pictures submitted by our readers.

You will see an old-fashioned Christmas in Ohio, Christmas in Idaho and Upstate New York, winter wonderland in Alabama, a pretty holiday door decoration, a snowy home in Wisconsin and more.

We have collected wonderful Christmas pictures, project ideas, and Christmas decorating tips to make decorating for Christmas most enjoyable for the entire family.

You will find easy and unique Christmas decorating tips and ideas from the very simple and inexpensive to the sophisticated for real front porch appeal. Each section offers you the opportunity to create just the right holiday appeal for your home.

Discover Our Fun Christmas Audio Program

Mary and I are excited to share our Christmas audio program with you. We had fun interviewing these folks to find out how the experts "do it" - and we get to share what they divulged with you!

anita diaz of far above rubies Listen to our discussion with Anita Diaz of Far Above Rubies who shares her love of Christmas and ideas to make your holiday sparkle!

Jennifer Davenport of Decorating Ideas Made Easy Jennifer of Decorating Ideas Made Easy is an interior decorator who has a myriad of ideas for Christmas projects that are easy and fun to do!

beautiful holidays lights on this home Before you put up holiday lights be sure to listen to our conversation with Bob Lyons Sr. of Outdoor Lighting Perspectives, who shares his trade secrets for installing and maintaining your lights. Find out who decorates his roofs and what he uses to hang lights on trees!

becca dorstek photographer Taking exquisite pictures of front porch holiday lights can be tricky so we enlisted the help of Becca Dorstek. Becca has taken a myriad of holiday light photographs and shares what you need and how to get the best results.

Be sure to see our extensive front porch audio program directory!

All is Calm. All is Bright

Christmas pictures
Isn't this a lovely Christmas scene?

Video: Enjoy Our Christmas Porches

With heartfelt thanks to our photo contributors

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When growing up, my parents would always take my brother and I for a ride around our small town to see Christmas lights and outdoor Christmas decorations. No matter how old we have become, a beautifully lighted home for Christmas is always a delight to see.

The greatest compliment one can give is to emulate the positive actions of another. We hope you glean ideas from these photos of outdoor Christmas decorations to make your home a sight to behold!


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