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Top ten ideas for Christmas decoration country house and land

Top ten ideas for Christmas decoration country house and land

To celebrate the New year in nature – the dream of many citizens. But it can be only the lucky ones who owns a small but private area outside the city. And, of course, those who is friendly with them. Just imagine how wonderful to escape from city bustle and plunge into the world of fresh air, silence and a beautiful white snow. Of course, you can pre-cook all yummy and bring it with you, but spicy smelling smoke barbecue will certainly make in the country. That’s just so that the tale took place and was complete, definitely need to heat the house and decorate it for the arrival of guests. It is about the secrets of the outer decorations of the house and land we’ll talk.

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Idea #1 — fun decorations out of ice

Not everyone is lucky in winter with frost. This decoration can only afford the inhabitants of cold places. However, if the holidays will stand moderately cold weather without any thaws, you can pre-prepare in the freezer ice spectacular decorations and use them. For this, suitable forms have beautifully put leaves, twigs, bright berries viburnum and Rowan, small shells, buttons, toys and cover with water. Even tinted the water frozen in the shape of green Christmas trees, red Apple or multi-colored candy will look gorgeous.

Ice jewelry

As the basis for ice decorations can be used not only the traditional winter pine twigs and Rowan berries or rose, but the flowers or petals

Do not forget to provide your frozen DIY braid or thread for easy hanging. You can decorate these toys a real Christmas tree in the yard of your house or simply the trees. They are hung under the roof of the house, set on columns of the fence or on the edge of the stairs. For an unusual Christmas wreath made of ice will require a lot of form. Twined with the traditional scarlet and gold ribbon, it will look so unusual that will surely attract the attention of your guests.

A wreath of ice

To create this wreath are commonly used forms for baking muffins. Ready to remove the wreath from the mold, briefly leave her warm

Idea #2 — Christmas crafts from the branches

Do not throw away the small twigs that remain after the autumn pruning of trees. It’s time for them to start up in business. In anticipation of the New year you can use them to create wonderful jewelry of different types.

Snowmen from branches

Both the snowman made the same way, based on the use of the branches remaining after the autumn pruning of trees

We will offer you only a few options, but sure you can add to this list yourself.

  • Christmas wreaths. They are made very simply, but look creative. Of course, they can and need to decorate, using for this purpose the tape, Christmas decorations and other attributes that we strongly associated with the celebration of the New year.
  • Snowman. To implement this idea, enough to paint several thin twigs in white, twist them three the wreath, tie the improvised man winter beautiful scarf, put a hat on him and hang on his neck, Christmas balls and tinsel. So literally an hour and a half on the front door appears funny snowman.
  • Christmas composition. To create the Christmas songs you can paint the branch white, gold, silver or red colors. And you can just cover them with transparent glue and dip in the foam crumb. Transformed branches will be the basis of the composition, and the balls, cones, hearts, tinsel or Christmas figures – its a good addition.
  • Balls. Their thin and flexible twigs it is possible to build unique balls. Painted in white, gold, copper, and silver colours or in their natural state, they will not go unnoticed. They decorate the Christmas tree, the branches of the trees. They can simply spread out or to scatter along paths or hanging on the porch.

If all the same balls to wrap safe Christmas garlands, you’ll get a charming landscape lighting, which are very appropriate during this holiday.

Products from branches

Here’s another two ways of using branches. We are sure that in the process of decorating the grounds and the house can own hands to create an absolutely adorable things

Idea #3 — songs with sleds and skates

If the old skates and sleds lying around you have in your pantry and use them for its intended purpose for some reason not going, it’s time to turn them into Christmas decor to your yard or home.

To old skates looked respectable, feel free to apply on their leather surface layer of bright acrylic or spray paint. The outer part of the Shoe will look well in combination with bows, ribbons, beads, toys, gilded cones. Inside stick branches with Rowan berries, pine legs, symbolic gift boxes.


Old skates, too, can still serve as a Christmas decoration. Just look how they look organically in the composition of the garland along the perimeter of the front door

The skate blade can be lubricated with glue and dip in crushed Styrofoam that is in excess remains after the purchase of household appliances. Dolled up so the skates will look good on the front door, on the wall. They become a part of cute garlands.

The colorful palette of the upcoming holiday, you can Supplement the old sled. They should not be lavishly decorated. It is sufficient to update the color and maybe tie them to a bright satin ribbon with bow. Because Santa Claus is on the sleigh comes to children, so they themselves are a kind of symbol.


Left the sled with the house number at the same time very similar to their contour tree with a star on top. This similarity is very clever beat their owner

Depending on the size of the sled, hang them on the wall of the house, leaned against the entrance, are used as supports for other jewelry or items of illumination. In any case, they are organically fit into the overall picture.

Idea #4 — beautiful flower vases

The summer passed, and decorated pots in which we planted annuals, remained out of work. There is nothing to empty. Now we will quickly find how to decorate them. In case you can put all of the same universal elements of Christmas decoration: the foot of conifers, gold plated and silver plated cones, Christmas balls, «the rain», multicoloured thread, ribbon.


That’s two completely different use of pot. In the first case it is applied as a stand under the illumination element and the second similar to a cornucopia, promising prosperity to its owner in the coming year

Vases put on an open balcony, from which you can admire the fireworks that are sure to be after the New year. Pair of vases can be a wonderful decoration for the entrance to the house. In principle, they can be left in the usual places. After all, they will perform their function only in the new weather conditions.

Two identical flowerpot

These vases twins certainly look wonderful and in the summer, but in winter they’re just magnificent. Reclining on the needles balls look luxurious

Idea #5 — ceiling medallions in

Natural molding in the house today will see rarely, but its imitation, on the basis of polyurethane or plastic quite often. Look at the cute locket under the chandelier. He you did not like? But this is a great base for a Christmas wreath. It can be painted with spray paint in any color. If you have any idea polychrome decoration, it is better to use acrylic paint.

The surface of the locket – the whole world for the realization of your fantasies. It will be not only bows and artificial snowflakes, and beads and even rhinestones. If the locket looks quite simply and has not caused in you creativity you can use it as the basis for the wreath, which will be completely hidden under pine branches and a variety of decor, befitting case.

Wreath medallion

Beads, rhinestones, faux snowflakes, buttons, lace and ribbons — all these elements give the decoration a special charm and personality

The secrets of creating another Christmas wreath find out from the video.

Idea #6 — the deer figure for your garden

This decorative figure will not leave anyone indifferent. Surely you and after a holiday will not want to part with it.


So handsome and really hard to leave. Spring can be a heavy winter scarf to change to a light handkerchief, to remove leg warmers and decorate the horns of bright artificial flowers

To create it you will need:

  • round plastic bottle from under the water, with a capacity of 10-12 or 16 gallons depending on the size of the figures – torso;
  • one short stick – neck;
  • four smooth sticks of roughly equal length legs;
  • men’s old shoes (closed sneakers or boots) large size – face;
  • bundle branches – the horns;
  • large pine cone – the tail;
  • a pair of smooth and shiny big buttons «on the leg» eyes;
  • a small piece of bright red fabric nose.

Great shoes need to paint white spray paint, let dry. The eyes and nose, stuffed with cotton wool, it is better to attach to the face of the deer immediately. Fasten them with wire from the back of the Shoe. Do in its sole closer to the heel hole. In the bottle, too, need to make the hole a little down the tube. Connect the head of a deer with its torso by means of short sticks. Four legs of a deer, insert from the side «abdomen» figures. They need inside to hang back in his «back». For attaching the tail using wire. Beautiful branches-the horns complete the picture.

Left to dress up the handsome deer. For this purpose, use lush and long scarf which will hide the traces of the connection of the head and torso, stockings or socks on his feet and an old sweater for the body. The sweater needs to be pulled on the bottle before mounting. If with unnecessary clothes there are problems, the body of a deer you can just paint. The snow on the back will help to portray the sisal. Tinsel and Christmas toys on the horns will be too by the way.


By this wreath you just can’t pass not smiling. Take a look at it, it’s made of cones and things that are in every home

Idea #7 — angels from the logs

Winter cottage can be heated in different ways, but if your house has a real fireplace, we have a problem with the wood should not be. Get creative and create a very simple but touching characters. The wings and the head does not have to be white, but better if they are solid. For registration of such figures to wear the old socks, tulle, and scarves. If you want to make additional details, use the felt, foil, paper, sisal and other similar materials.

Angels of logs

To build such wonderful figures, you need a minimum of expense and a great desire to do something good for themselves and everyone around them

Idea #8 — snowmen and candles out of plastic bottles

If in the country a lot of snow and its texture allows you to sculpt a real snowman with carrot-nose, broom in hand and a bucket on his head, you can safely skip this tip and read on. We want to help to feel the charm of winter to those who have no snow: you can make almost a real snowman from the bottom of plastic bottles, wire, rope and other items.

Inflatable snowmen

If you thought these snowmen made of snow, you are mistaken. It’s inflatable, but look on a white background is very natural

Frosty was fixed quite firmly, it should be done on the basis of a well-driven into the ground pin or tube. Of thick metal wire constructed two balls that need to be put on our basis. Balls wrapped with rope to further details it looked better, did not move weren’t.

From the usual a-liter plastic transparent bottle carefully separate the bottoms. Ensure that their size was the same. Paint them in white color, allow to dry. Drill two holes at the edges of the blanks facing each other so that they can easily be strung on a string in the form of a garland.

Snowmen out of plastic bottles

As you may have noticed, from plastic bottles here is not just snowmen, but also hanging lamps

These garlands are wrapped balls, not forgetting to secure them. The resulting workpiece supplied with a snowman nose, hat, scarf, eyes, buttons and a charming smile. Cute snowman is ready to take over the protection of your site.

In the same circuit doing original Christmas candles. The light source must be fireproof. Drips on the candles depicts a polyurethane foam. Of two-liter bottles of green you can build a nice pine needles at the foot of the candle composition. Red and yellow wrapping paper with a Golden pattern used as an additional touch.


When making such a cute composition of plastic, it is important to use a light source that does not burn this complex structure

Idea #9 — festive illuminations

The theme of the Christmas illuminations are so extensive that it deserves a separate discussion. Today bright and varied lights – an indispensable attribute of the holiday. With the help of electric garlands and candles adorn gardens, the facades of the cottages. Manufacturers around the world, sensitively capturing the trends of the market, vying to offer new options for illumination.


To create such a complex design and not go broke on your energy bills, you need a good understanding of resource-saving technologies

Very popular is the illuminated sculpture. This is usually the traditional characters, without which this celebration just can’t do. Here and Santa Claus, and Snowman, deer and Santa Claus with his stick. Even lonely sculpture walking stick and finds its fans. Next to them side by side the symbols of Christmas: angels, stars. With interesting examples of modern illumination we offer you to familiarize yourself with this video.

Idea #10 — traditional and creative garlands

Garland is yet another decoration, which is included in the list of traditional. About the way it looked hundreds of years ago, and now still is. However, in the West more often than we do. In principle, this decoration is simple enough to do with their hands. But environmentally warranted to call him no way. If we do not have a sufficient number of artificial branches, going to do another garland without compromising the environment.

Traditional garland

Needless to say, the garland looks very impressive, but it would be better if it was created from artificial materials

Together with your child you are happy to pitch any of the following lights. First we just cut out a folded several times a piece of paper, and then paint to your liking. In the second case, it is sufficient to arm wire, narrow satin ribbons and rope. Make it too easy. But the simplest one – third. To create it we put up a sturdy linen rope and just hang on it whatever you want, with the help of wooden clothespins.

Three garlands

All three garlands, despite the simplicity of their production, are very attractive. Felt, paper, pins, wood, paint, satin ribbon and wire are all you need to create them

If you are already on the verge of…

It happens that time for a thorough decoration we simply do not have, because, for example, that the idea to celebrate the New year in the country arose spontaneously. But you need to prepare a lot of Goodies, well heated home to during the holiday to feel comfortable. But the lack of time for realization does not mean that we should abandon the creation of magic atmosphere best holiday of the year.

A few ideas are on this case. Those who are engaged in needlework, always have the balls of colorful yarn left over from previous work. Before you can use them out of reach. Christmas wreath can be collected from such glomeruli of different color and size. Complement of Union of assorted balls and your wreath is ready. Look how beautiful!

A wreath of balls

Creating this wreath, it is very important not to be mistaken with the combination of colors. With a minimum of time, we get a decoration, worthy of all praise

You have toys, but put them on the tree there is no time. Arrange Christmas balls, tinsel and garlands in glass jars and place them in those areas, which are clearly visible from the entrance. On the background of white snow bright spots are sure to attract everyone’s attention. But to create these festive and colorful items you spent just a few minutes.

Bank with balloons

Bank with balloons on a background of white snow it looks like it collected all the best wishes, we are ready to give your guests on the eve of this wonderful holiday — New year

Of course, I like to make everything nice and to admire the self-made magic. To feel the festive mood, you can use the large and bright elements. Let them be not so many, but these bright compositions with illumination and green and red colors and shiny textures will be unforgettable.

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