Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Christmas Outdoor Decor

I wanted to do something different than the usual green and red outdoor decor this year.   Last year I made a white topiary placed outside the front door.  It was rather top heavy and I had to break it down to store.  This year I decorated my tan colored urns with white garland and shatterproof ornaments I obtained from a friend who passed away this past spring. 



The ornaments were quite beautiful and if I hadn't taken them they would've been donated to a thrift store.  I added a group of LED Beaded stakes to each urn.


 I also tied silver and white mesh decor bows to the top

 
 There is a teardrop wreath placed on the front door.  Besides the silver deco mesh, I added silver and white paisley ribbon along with some gold holly leaf ribbon to bring out all the colors.







I have a very large solar lantern with a battery flameless candle on the inside. 

                                                                                                                                      
  I decorated the top with oversized and regular ornaments, fillers, ribbon and deco mesh.



 I placed the lantern outside in the corner beside the front door.





The candle comes on at night which give it a wonderful glow.





I like the way my outdoor decorating turned out.  Far from traditional, but very appealing to the eye!
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9 comments:

  1. This is beautiful!!!! I'm a new follower. I discovered you from Danni at Silo Hill Farm!

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  2. Oh man this is beautiful! I'm not surprised though....all of your stuff is!!

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  3. Very beautiful! I have never seen ornaments like those, love them and so glad you rescued them!

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  4. That is absolutely beautiful. Please do a tutorial on your lantern swag. I am a new e-mail subscriber. Merry Christmas.

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  5. This is so beautiful, Gail. There are sure to be people "copy-catting" you.

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  6. You really go all out for Christmas don't you. Those beaded stakes are so creative. Love all your outdoor decor!

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  7. Gail, this is so beautiful! Love your blog! Thanks so much for stopping by and leaving your sweet comments. I am a happy new follower! Would love to have you follow me, too! Merry Christmas!!

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  8. Woo Hooo! I found a fellow lover of purple! Had to join your site as well......I love what you did with your Urns and front door. Thanks so much for sharing!

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  9. LOVE the white! So crisp and clean-looking! Thanks so much for sharing at Get Your DIY On! I hope to see you tomorrow at 7 pm EST to link up your ornament tutorials! Have a great weekend!

    ~Abby =)

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