Don’t be one of those people who only decorate inside their houses. Make your house attractive and vibrant from the outside and show how much you enjoy the holiday spirit. Dress up your front porch with colorful decorations and pay attention to details. Be creative and bring on the wow factor right in front of your door.
Pinecone garlands make perfect decoration for your door. You can make them yourself, or simply buy one. Since they are green, you can choose the traditional combination with red, or go bold and use some of the less conventional colors. Also, to make it look unique you can add some of your homemade ornaments, colorful bows and red berries.
Decorate your walkway with some beautiful cranberry luminaries and lighten up the entrance to your house. All you have to do is take a glass or plastic vases, add cranberries and fake snow and fix the candle in the middle. These luminaries will provide the perfect path to your front door and show that everyone is welcome.
Use Lots of Lights
Outdoor lights are a must for every Christmas decorations. You can go with smaller lights set up only on your porch and front door, but you can be brave and use lots of lights and even expand to the whole house. Put some decorations on your roof, porch, windows and balconies. This will give a special glow to your home and show off your spirit. However, before going big with the lights and decorations, make sure that you have cleaned and repaired everything so your roof could support the weight.
Decorate a Tree
A nice touch to your outdoor decorations is a Christmas tree. If you prefer, find a smaller tree and set it up right next to the door. Decorate it with a few ornaments that will not break in cold weather and add some ribbons for the end. Also, you can choose a real smaller tree, which will definitively look better especially if it has a few pinecones.
Don’t Forget the Patio
If you have a nice cozy patio filled with comfortable furniture and you like spending time there you should think about decorating it. You can use red and green details to spice up the atmosphere and arrange soft red and green cushions and pillows. Also, if you want to make this Christmas completely different, you can sprinkle some fake snow on your Sydney outdoor furniture and have unique decorations.
To give your porch a festive look, tie up some ornaments with colorful ribbons and hang them from the ceiling. Adjust every ribbon to a different length to make things more fun. If you have a large deck, you can hang the drop ornaments from the railing and also decorate it with some lights.
If you think your porch looks dull and boring, to achieve a more dramatic effect you can group the lanterns together and light them up. Use lots of different colors for the lanterns or just pick one and stick to it. Blue and white combinations are the best if you want to achieve an elegant look, and red and orange will bring more warmth to your front porch.
Decorate your outdoor pots with a few Christmas bulbs and some lights. You can also add a few pinecones around and inside the pots to complete the look. Tie a wide red or green ribbon around every pot and your plants will look like small Christmas presents.
By adding finishing touches to your front porch and patio, your whole house will be ready for Christmas. After all the hard work with decorating you can finally sit down, relax and enjoy the holidays with your family.