32 Cheerful Outdoor Christmas Décor Ideas

The blue-and-green color scheme of this Southern porch mirrors the lush greenery of its surroundings.

Over-the-Top Garland

The blue-and-green color scheme of this Southern porch mirrors the lush greenery of its surroundings.
The decor starts with a simple arrangement of wreaths and garland. The golden, glowing lights bring major Christmas cheer to the home.

Merry and Bright

The decor starts with a simple arrangement of wreaths and garland. The golden, glowing lights bring major Christmas cheer to the home.
Full, lush magnolia arrangements make a big difference on this small porch. Paint a layer of leaves red for dramatic décor.

Magical Magnolia

Full, lush magnolia arrangements make a big difference on this small porch. Paint a layer of leaves red for dramatic décor.
This inviting home uses dimensional layering techniques, like wreaths, bows, and lights, to create a festive display.

Cheerful Layers

This inviting home uses dimensional layering techniques, like wreaths, bows, and lights, to create a festive display.
This stunning façade uses an array of greenery on everything from the entryway to the upstairs windows.

Fresh and Festive

This stunning façade uses an array of greenery on everything from the entryway to the upstairs windows.
Casually draped greenery adds a touch of whimsy to this Texas country home's front.

Country Charm

Casually draped greenery adds a touch of whimsy to this Texas country home's front.
This archway combines a few of the South's quintessential Christmas greenery, like pinecones and magnolia leaves, for a show-stopping entryway. - Southern Living

Attention-Grabbing Archway

This archway combines a few of the South's quintessential Christmas greenery, like pinecones and magnolia leaves, for a show-stopping entryway. Southern Living
When in doubt, just wrap you porch in garland. The candlelit lamps add a warm glow at night.

Whimsical Wrapping

When in doubt, just wrap you porch in garland. The candlelit lamps add a warm glow at night.
Fresh colors are given a seasonal upgrade with pops of classic Christmas greenery. Ornaments add easy charm to the year-round centerpiece.

Clean and Casual

Fresh colors are given a seasonal upgrade with pops of classic Christmas greenery. Ornaments add easy charm to the year-round centerpiece.
This farmhouse exudes Christmas charm with warm lights, classic wreaths, and a luminary-lit pathway. - Southern Living

Festive Farmhouse

This farmhouse exudes Christmas charm with warm lights, classic wreaths, and a luminary-lit pathway. Southern Living
This porch turns its year-round deep red doors and forest green shutters into festive Christmas décor by playing them up with double wreaths and eye-catching red pillows.

Classic Color

This porch turns its year-round deep red doors and forest green shutters into festive Christmas décor by playing them up with double wreaths and eye-catching red pillows.
Cozy-up your back porch by bringing your typical indoor decorations—like a decorated tree and a mantel garland—outside.

Refined Rustic Retreat

Cozy-up your back porch by bringing your typical indoor decorations—like a decorated tree and a mantel garland—outside.
Miniature Christmas trees mirror the indoor décor, and multiple wreaths prove that sometimes, more is more.

Evergreen Glow

Miniature Christmas trees mirror the indoor décor, and multiple wreaths prove that sometimes, more is more.
Long strands of garland wrap around the entire boundary of this extended front porch, while an extra-large wreath takes advantage of the wide entryway door.

Tasteful Drapery

Long strands of garland wrap around the entire boundary of this extended front porch, while an extra-large wreath takes advantage of the wide entryway door.
Green and red throw pillows add a pop of color on this sizable porch.

Themed Throws

Green and red throw pillows add a pop of color on this sizable porch.
For a more natural décor theme, group together bundles of festive plants in an array of colors.

Organic Overload

For a more natural décor theme, group together bundles of festive plants in an array of colors.
This party-ready back porch serves as a cheerful spot for overflow party guests.

Easy Entertainment

This party-ready back porch serves as a cheerful spot for overflow party guests.
This tasteful décor relies wholeheartedly on classic wreaths, and the effect couldn't be more elegant.

Simple Symmetry

This tasteful décor relies wholeheartedly on classic wreaths, and the effect couldn't be more elegant.
Who says you need a porch to make your yard merry? We love simple and easy luminaries lighting the way to this stately house.

Lit with Luminaries

Who says you need a porch to make your yard merry? We love simple and easy luminaries lighting the way to this stately house.
Ornaments don't just belong indoors. Decorate your porch with colorful orbs for a charming display.

Outfitted with Ornaments

Ornaments don't just belong indoors. Decorate your porch with colorful orbs for a charming display.
A garland adorned with citrus fruit is right at home in this tropical setting.

Coastal Charm

A garland adorned with citrus fruit is right at home in this tropical setting.
The cheerful accents of red from the poinsettias and lounge furniture gracefully pays tribute to the holiday season. - Hector Manuel Sanchez; Prop Styling: Suzonne Stirling

Red Relics

The cheerful accents of red from the poinsettias and lounge furniture gracefully pays tribute to the holiday season. Hector Manuel Sanchez; Prop Styling: Suzonne Stirling
Sometimes simple always seems to work best. In this case, the blush pink front door garners most of the attention, while thick garland lines the entryway and ornament dotted wreaths hang on the door. - Hector Manuel Sanchez; Styling: Paige Mullins

Clean and Simple

Sometimes simple always seems to work best. In this case, the blush pink front door garners most of the attention, while thick garland lines the entryway and ornament dotted wreaths hang on the door. Hector Manuel Sanchez; Styling: Paige Mullins
To achieve this elegant look, decorate the door with mixed garland and spray paint palm fronds a sleek gold. - Photo: Hector Sanchez

Go Gold

To achieve this elegant look, decorate the door with mixed garland and spray paint palm fronds a sleek gold. Photo: Hector Sanchez
The abundance of greens creates a beautiful forest-like bounty. Add garland, tree clippings, and magnolia leaves to attain this Southern look. - Photo: Allison Gootee; Styling: Suzonne Stirling

Forest Fresh

The abundance of greens creates a beautiful forest-like bounty. Add garland, tree clippings, and magnolia leaves to attain this Southern look. Photo: Allison Gootee; Styling: Suzonne Stirling
It’s no secret that we’re pining over this porch set-up. Large pinecones add warmth to the luscious garland train and vintage bells add cheerful charm to the front door. - Photo: Hector Manuel Sanchez; Styling: Lilt Floral Design

Porch Pining

It’s no secret that we’re pining over this porch set-up. Large pinecones add warmth to the luscious garland train and vintage bells add cheerful charm to the front door. Photo: Hector Manuel Sanchez; Styling: Lilt Floral Design
Light pink garland hang from the leafy garland, while a palm frond wreath stands front and center to achieve this coastal Christmas look. - Photo: Chris M. Rogers

Pretty in Pink

Light pink garland hang from the leafy garland, while a palm frond wreath stands front and center to achieve this coastal Christmas look. Photo: Chris M. Rogers
Bright red and dark green tag-team this home to create an effortless holiday look. - Photo: Lucas Allen

Christmas Colors

Bright red and dark green tag-team this home to create an effortless holiday look. Photo: Lucas Allen
Christmas time is the perfect time to go all out on decorations, tastefully done of course. With a joyful holiday-themed runner stretching from the front door to the front steps and green and red décor sprinkled throughout—one step on this front porch will instantly transport you to the North Pole. - Photo: Beth Dreiling Hontzas

Full of Festive Spirit

Christmas time is the perfect time to go all out on decorations, tastefully done of course. With a joyful holiday-themed runner stretching from the front door to the front steps and green and red décor sprinkled throughout—one step on this front porch will instantly transport you to the North Pole. Photo: Beth Dreiling Hontzas
This decorating technique is perfect for homes with elongated, glass front doors. Stretch three evergreen wreaths vertically and place a giant bow on top for a stunning finish. - Photo by Charles Walton IV

Tasteful Tri-fecta

This decorating technique is perfect for homes with elongated, glass front doors. Stretch three evergreen wreaths vertically and place a giant bow on top for a stunning finish. Photo by Charles Walton IV
Magnolia particularly shines in this front porch décor. An extra-long magnolia garland wraps around the door frame, while a bountiful magnolia wreath hangs delicately on the front door. - Hector Manuel Sanchez; Styling: Liz Strong

Magnificent Magnolia

Magnolia particularly shines in this front porch décor. An extra-long magnolia garland wraps around the door frame, while a bountiful magnolia wreath hangs delicately on the front door. Hector Manuel Sanchez; Styling: Liz Strong
This lemon-adorned front porch display is perfect for homes in warmer climates. The vibrant yellow of the lemons against the deep red and green adds a refreshing twist on holiday décor. - Hector Manuel Sanchez

Luscious Lemons

This lemon-adorned front porch display is perfect for homes in warmer climates. The vibrant yellow of the lemons against the deep red and green adds a refreshing twist on holiday décor. Hector Manuel Sanchez