Gorgeous outdoor Christmas decorations

For an extraordinary Christmassy feeling

Whether you have a small balcony or a large garden, beautiful Christmas decorations will brighten up any outdoor area and lift your spirits. Think beyond the classic string of fairy lights or Christmas tree and try creating a green garland instead!

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Garland inspiration

What you need for a green garland is up to you. Skimmia, Ilex Crenata, Hellebore and Chamaecyparis are four outdoor stars of Christmas that never miss, but you could also use pine cones and holly leaves. Let your creativity run wild and have fun with different types of branches. Big and small, green and red - diversity is what makes it fun! 

Where you hang the decoration is also entirely up to you. A green garland from wall to wall, from roof to shed, from decking to veranda: your outdoor space determines your creation. If you aren't lucky enough to have an outdoor space that you're able to decorate, why not bring the greenery inside? Think outside the box and drape a green garland around a window frame, or wrap a garland around the legs of your Christmas table.

More green Christmas creativity

Looking for more ideas to make your Christmas extra festive? Check out this DIY for botanical-printed fabric gift wrap, make a centrepiece with candles and plant cuttings, awaken your senses with the scent of Christmas or curl up on the sofa and get inspired by our Christmas Pinterest board.

Oh, and don't forget to share your extraordinary Christmas decorations with us on Instagram and Facebook with the hashtag #thejoyofplants!