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55 Best Outdoor Christmas Decorations to Get Your Yard in the Spirit

Country Living Logo By Country Living Staff of Country Living | Slide 1 of 56: There's so much to do before Christmas Day, from the holiday menu prep to the sugar cookie baking and, of course, all the affordable gift shopping too. It's precisely why outdoor Christmas decorations often fall by the wayside. Odds are, you're exhausted—and you've already used up most of your energy decorating the inside of your home. But never fear: With our list of the very best DIY outdoor Christmas decorations—including ideas for stunning wreaths, gorgeous Christmas trees, and other merry holiday decorations—you'll not only be inspired to get your home ready for December 25, but you'll be able to do it. These simple, no-fuss outdoor Christmas decoration ideas will add a touch of cheer to each and every corner of your yard and front porch and will help you turn your yard into a bona fide winter wonderland. Not only will you look forward to returning home each evening, but you'll also make an excellent first impression on any out-of-town family members. After all, what good is hosting Christmas dinner if you don't have a well-lit, welcoming porch waiting for your visitors? Plus, when you decorate the outside of your home, you're not just contributing to your own happiness—you're adding to the overall quality and beauty of your entire neighborhood. And for that, your neighbors might just thank you personally.

There's so much to do before Christmas Day, from the holiday menu prep to the sugar cookie baking and, of course, all the affordable gift shopping too. It's precisely why outdoor Christmas decorations often fall by the wayside. Odds are, you're exhausted—and you've already used up most of your energy decorating the inside of your home. But never fear: With our list of the very best DIY outdoor Christmas decorations—including ideas for stunning wreaths, gorgeous Christmas trees, and other merry holiday decorations—you'll not only be inspired to get your home ready for December 25, but you'll be able to do it. These simple, no-fuss outdoor Christmas decoration ideas will add a touch of cheer to each and every corner of your yard and front porch and will help you turn your yard into a bona fide winter wonderland. Not only will you look forward to returning home each evening, but you'll also make an excellent first impression on any out-of-town family members. After all, what good is hosting Christmas dinner if you don't have a well-lit, welcoming porch waiting for your visitors? Plus, when you decorate the outside of your home, you're not just contributing to your own happiness—you're adding to the overall quality and beauty of your entire neighborhood. And for that, your neighbors might just thank you personally.

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