Create the ultimate winter wonderland in your backyard and get inspired with these festive outdoor holiday decorating ideas.
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It’s the most wonderful time of the year! The weather is getting colder, trees are changing colors, and it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. If you’re looking for some inspiration on how to celebrate this holiday season then check out these awesome outdoor decorations that will turn your backyard into your very own winter wonderland. From traditional angelic decorations to whimsical kid-friendly additions, there is something here for everyone!
This blog post is perfect for any DIYer who loves decorating their home during the holidays or anyone who just wants an amazing new project for the holidays. There are so many fun ideas here that you’ll definitely find something new and interesting even if you’ve already done all of these projects before! So get ready because we’re going to jump right in.
Drap everything with garland from the deck railings, to the furniture. You can even frame the window with garland. I like to mix faux with real.
Battery-operated garland, means you don’t have to worry about cords. Just make sure it’s compatible with outdoor usage.
Add a Wreath or 2 or 3
Let’s face it Christmas decorations wouldn’t be complete without a wreath. But I say why stop at one? Add a wreath to the door, the windows on the deck railing.
I also prefer battery-operated wreaths like this because there its no need to hide a cord and its so easy to put anywhere.
Create a Frozen Winter Wonderland
Now let’s put the winter into this winter wonderland holiday decorations. Let’s face it, nothing makes you think of frozen better than this super large inflatable SVEN. Haha
This Airblown-Mixed Media-Baby Sven w/Snowflake-LG-Disney Inflatable makes me feel like I have a pet just for the holidays. And he’s housebroken. Just look at that cute adorable face.
Next Add a little snow effect for the perfect winter wonderland escape, coupled with a few snowy friends.
- Home Accents Holiday6.5 ft Pre-Lit LED Snowman and Friends Christmas Inflatable
- Inflatable bear with Penguin Scene
Creating the snow
To create the snow I used garden fabric that I had left from protecting my plants from frost and topped it with Home Accents Holiday Snow Cover Blanket. I then sprayed a can of spray snow all over EVERYTHING to give it that wintery frost look and feel.
Create a Cozy Outdoor Spot
Create a cozy outdoor spot, perfect for the adults. A winter wonderland is cold in theory. So there should be an area where you can cozy up in front of the fire with a cup of hot chocolate and enjoy the scenery.
Put out some chairs and dress it with a comfy pillow and a warm blanket like this Knitted Christmas Throw Blanket With Tassels in Gold and Beige Snowflake and these subtle Natural Holiday “Merry Christmas” Sentiment Cotton Poly Filled Decorative Throw Pillows.
And let’s not forget the firepit. Snow and ice in your winter wonderland need fire to create balance.]
Light it up with an Angelic Angel and a few deer
Make room for traditional holiday decorations and add this 7ft. Polar Wishes LED Angel with Star and Home Accents Holiday2-Piece Polar Wishes White LED Deer.
Insert a Magical Unicorn
Holiday decorating is supposed to be fun. Don’t take it too seriously and feel as though you have to go by the book. First, I don’t know where that book is, and second, you create your own rules.
Now, Light it up!
There is nothing like seeing all the decorations at night. It really brings the whole winter wonderland theme to life.
Enjoy Your Winter Wonderland! Happy Holidays! ~ T.
Items used to create my Winter Wonderland:
- 60 in. H Knitted Christmas Throw Blanket With Tassels in Gold and Beige Snowflake
- 30 in Woodmore Battery Operated Mixed Pine LED Pre-Lit Wreath
- Home Accents Holiday 3.5 ft LED Red and White Christmas Sign with Timer Yard Sculpture
- 9 ft. North Valley(R) Spruce Garland with Battery Operated Dual Color LED Lights
- 7.5 ft Polar Wishes LED Angel with Star
- Airblown-Mixed Media-Baby Sven w/Snowflake-LG-Disney Inflatable
- Natural Holiday “Merry Christmas” Sentiment Cotton Poly Filled 20 in. x 20 in. Decorative Throw Pillow
- Home Accents Holiday2-Piece Polar Wishes White LED Deer
- 6 ft. Glittery Bristle Pine Garland with Battery Operated Warm White LED Lights
- Home Accents Holiday4 ft Warm White 120-Light LED Piggy and Candy Cane Yard Sculpture
- Home Accents Holiday 7 ft. Pre-Lit LED Lightshow Airblown Plush Color Changing Unicorn Christmas Inflatable
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