27 Unique DIY Outdoor Christmas Ornaments & Decorations!
Decorating for the holidays helps us get into the holiday spirit. But buying decorations can take the fun out of it.
Fortunately, there are many cheap and easy ways to make outdoor Christmas ornaments and decorations. So save yourself a trip and a little bit of money.
This list of DIY outdoor decorations will provide plenty of inspiration. And each comes with a tutorial.
Because as usual, we won’t leave you hanging, wondering how to make the pretty thing you saw on the web.
Although many of these holiday ornaments look like they came from the store, you’ll find they are simple to make.
And the supplies are easy to find since they sell them at dollar stores and many crafts stores.
So look through this amazing list of DIY outdoor Christmas ornaments to get started and spread that holiday cheer.
For more holiday crafts, check out this list of 90+ dollar store Christmas decoration ideas.
And keep this Halloween DIY lawn decorations article in mind to be ready for next year.
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27 Unique DIY Outdoor Christmas Ornaments & Decorations!
DIY Christmas Wagon Wheel with White String Lights!
Ambience is everything! Take a wagon wheel and add Christmas lights to give your front yard a lovely rustic farmhouse feel for the holiday season.
Christmas Porch Decorations: Oversized Ornaments DIY (From Trash!)
You'll never believe what this DIY'er used to make these giant ornaments! It's such a great idea, and they are cheap to make.
Christmas Lights, Etc
This tutorial comes from Christmas Lights Etc. They used chicken wire to make these giant Christmas ornaments.
These light balls are the perfect addition to your beautiful outdoor Christmas decorations by drawing in the eye with their beautiful glow.
DIY Christmas Doormat: How to Paint and Seal a Doormat so it Lasts
This awesome holiday doormat requires more than just spray paint to make the design durable and long-lasting. Check out the tutorial to see what materials you'll need.
How to Make an Easy DIY Flocked Wreath
Here's a classic-looking Christmas wreath that's easy to make and inexpensive. If you want a splash of color, you can easily add a red ribbon.
DIY Outdoor Christmas Trees with Lights
This is a great idea! Use scrap wood to make an outdoor Christmas tree. It would be a great way to upcycle those old fence posts!
The white lights against the dark stain really make this tree stand out.
How To Make A Fun Little Red Truck Christmas Wreath
This sweet front door wreath will bring your guests into the holiday spirit. Perfect if you want to save on budget or are short on time.
Be Merry DIY Christmas Wood Porch Sign Tutorial
To make a cute Christmas sign, you can be something other than a fancy woodworker.
This tutorial teaches you how to easily create a lovely front porch sign to decorate this year.
Homemade Bird Food Ornaments
I'm all for it, an easy, cheap DIY Christmas ornament and feeding wildlife at the same time.
What could be better? These sweet ornaments are perfect for decorating outdoor trees.
North Pole Free Christmas Cut Files | Silhouette
Get extra fancy with this sweet North Pole sign. The tutorial has free SVG files, so it will be easy to make!
DIY Grinch String Art With Lights | Christmas Decoration Tutorial
Here's one of several of Artsy Pretty Plant's The Grinch projects. It's string art on plywood with lights. But since it uses yarn, you'll want to keep this one on the porch.
Do you want an easy crafty thing to do for Christmas? Check out the free Grinch coloring sheets.
DIY Giant Paper Ornament Christmas Wreath
Giant ornaments are a big trend these days. These adorable paper ornaments can hang from your front door or porch.
Kids Get Crafty: Ice Ornaments with Nature Items
These outdoor Christmas ornaments are a great way to get kids involved with nature and crafts. The transparent ice will look great hanging from those branches.
For another nature Christmas craft, you may be interested in these air-dry clay botanical print ornaments.
How To Easily Make A Grapevine Wreath With Lights
This is a simple wreath made from wild grapevines. It has battery-powered fairy lights for illumination.
Hang it on your door to welcome your friends and family at Christmas time.
Garden Shed Christmas Decoration
Here's another way to utilize your scrap wood. This fun sign is perfect for displaying inspirational holiday messages.
DIY Tire Crafts: Transform Old Tires into Giant Holiday Ornaments
Old tires are ugly, but they don't have to be. And you don't have to pay to get rid of them. Instead, repurpose them for outdoor giant Christmas ornaments.
DIY Mason Jar Holiday Luminaria • The Budget Decorator
These Mason jars make such beautiful outdoor decorations. Place them along a pathway to illuminate your yard or front porch steps at night.
PVC Pipe Frame Lighted Gift Boxes
Here are some really unique DIY outdoor Christmas decorations. You'll need PVC pipe to make these lighted gift boxes.
Aren't they stunning? They undoubtedly provide some Christmas cheer.
Upcycled DIY Pallet Christmas Tree
There are many great uses for pallet wood, and this is one of them. It was also clever to use the negative space to create the tree shape for this holiday tree.
Clothespin Christmas Advent Wreath Craft
Here's a good way to get festive color into your holiday decor. This wreath will add a little flair to your front porch.
Easy & Cheap Winter Decor DIY Project: Pine Cone Garland
These simple pine cone garland ornaments are a super cute nature craft and will look great hanging from your front porch.
DIY Repurposed Sawhorse Wood Reindeer
This cute sawhorse reindeer won't go unnoticed in your front yard. To bring attention to it at night, add fairy lights.
Check out the full tutorial for how to make this adorable piece of rustic holiday charm.
DIY Outdoor Evergreen Gnome Decor
These DIY gnomes are a fun way to decorate your front porch. And they are inexpensive, too, since the primary parts are items from nature.
Rustic Star Craft: A Year of Nature Craft and Play
Tree branches should be easy enough to find. Here's a neat star you can make for a fantastic outdoor Christmas ornament.
Decorating Your Mailbox for Christmas
Let's not forget about the mailbox! It's the first object people will pass by as they come onto your property, so it should get a little attention.
This tutorial will show you how to decorate your mailbox for Christmas easily.
Bird Seed Ornaments
Here are some other birdseed ornaments made in a slightly different way than the ones earlier up in the list.
Just note they may last only a short time since birds are looking for easy meals during the winter months, so make sure you make a few extras!
How to Make a Winter Time Polymer Clay Garland
These pretty little garland ornaments are made from polymer clay.
They are an easy craft to make but look like a nice sophisticated holiday decoration. They are sure to look nice on any porch.
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