Displaying the perfect festive wooden Christmas yard decorations is a serious business in some neighborhoods!
Wooden Christmas Yard Decoration Ideas
Keep reading to find the Christmas project that will put your holiday spirit on display.
1. Wooden Holiday Sign
Rustic touches like a wooden sign can help you make a welcoming Christmas holiday vignette on your front door.
A bright pop of green or red text on a naturally colored or whitewashed wooden sign pair easily with other Christmas yard decorations like brown paper packages tied with strings, sleds or garlands.
You can choose simple phrases like ‘ Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays’ or put your creativity to use and come up with quotes from your favorite musicians or movies. We love this “Elf Surveillance” sign on Amazon!
2. Garland on Wooden Fence
If you want time-tested outdoor decoration ideas, then this ageless eye-catching and simple combination of red big bows, white Christmas lights, and green garland is hard to beat.
Garland with lights is perfect for porches that have spacious railings. You can use the same garlanding up the stairs and above the windows to tie together your indoor and outdoor Christmas decorations.
This is also an ideal look for a wooden fence or an apartment balcony if your home does not have a porch.
3. Painted Logs
This DIY Christmas project is simple enough for kids to help with. You will need paint to create an entryway display that is easy to make.
If you can access a woodpile, you can cut the pieces of wood yourself. Alternatively, you can get birch logs online or in a craft store.
You can then paint your design on the cut wood surface These Santa Claus use red and white paint. However, you can opt to use a reindeer or snowmen depending on your preference.
This simple project will add a rustic touch to your front door even if you are not a professional artist. To complete the look, tie the logs using a festive ribbon.
4. Rustic Wooden Snowman
Not everyone gets to enjoy a white Christmas especially when snow is non-existent or sparse where you live.
If that is the case, then consider using this non-melting and a friendly wooden snowman to add decor to your porch.
You can also create your own snowman if you have some time and tools out of recycled wooden pallets or wooden posts.
Primitive touches like worn, distressed paint, a large burlap ribbon, and a small birdhouse add a whimsy touch.
5. Rustic Ladder Display
You can use a wooden ladder to display your front porch holiday decor.
You can then place any decorations you feel fit to be put on the ladder steps. Pinecones, greenery, lanterns or any other small ornaments can be used to decorate the ladder.
6. Recycled Wood Snowflakes
If you are looking for entryway decorations that will make you stand out, then these elegant and bold Christmas snowflakes are a great option to make a change from the traditional front porch decor.
Whitewash or paint the pieces of wood for an added touch.
When you’re done, you can display these oversized snowflakes by themselves or with other rustic Christmas yard decorations such as a wire lantern or paper garland.
7. Rustic Pallet Sign
This “Merry Christmas” sign takes rustic outdoor Christmas decorations in a colorful direction.
Unlike a neutral wood finish, the red paint draws the eye immediately making it an instant center point for Christmas front porch decor.
The rustic wear and vintage-look around the edges make this sign easy to pair using other rustic elements like a wooden chair, burlap wreath, and miniature Christmas tree.
8. JOY Display
Show your holiday spirit and the “reason for the season” with this weather-resistant JOY nativity display.
The three-piece display is a staple of any Christmas-themed front yard.
9. Front Porch Swing
A front porch can be inviting and warm when the right elements have been used. These elements include a front porch swing!
An ottoman and some oversized holiday cushions can make the swing the perfect option for outdoor seating during the holiday season.
10. White Nativity Set
Sometimes basic is ideal, especially for those people that prefer celebrating the Christmas season without spending a lot on electricity bills or just going overboard. This simple nativity set can be the perfect way to go.
Time to start decorating!
Try out any of the Christmas projects we have mentioned above to get a stunning festive wooden yard.
You can ask a family member or a friend to help with your DIY project and also help them create their outdoor Christmas decorations.
There is no other better to enjoy the Christmas season!