‘Tis the season for light! Last year’s post on gorgeous ways to use Christmas string lights went bananas, so it’s apparent how much people are embracing light as the days get shorter and the nights longer. These 15 DIY outdoor lighting ideas for Christmas will add that wonderful glow to your home so enticingly that I won’t blame you if you don’t take them down until spring. 😉 If you love an idea, be sure to click the link and visit the sourced website to get the full tutorial.
These Snowball Lanterns from Little Green Fingers have to been one of my favorites. Like, ever.
Love that idea but want them a little smaller? Miss Information shares this tutorial for DIY Outdoor Christmas Ornaments.
Live in a climate where it’s solidly freezing for awhile? These Ice Luminaries from Henhurst will last awhile, then!
There’s a few ways to get the lighted gift box look! Check out these DIY Lighted Gift Boxes at DIY Vintage Chic.
Or get the tutorial for these large Glowing Gift Boxes over at Martha Stewart.
I’m obsessed with these DIY Ice Lanterns from Design Mom.
Use your tomato cages year-round with these Tomato Cage Christmas Trees from 17 Apart.
Grab three wreaths and make this Lighted Snowman Decor like this version. Bonus? It can stay up through the winter!
If you’re handy, check out this tutorial for DIY Lighted Snowflakes from the DIY Network.
These Mason Jar Prism Lights from DIY Ready would look beautiful lining a walkway, and you can make them from Dollar Store items.
For me, simplicity is key when it comes to Christmas decorations. Put some lights in a galvanized bucket like Laughing Abi with greenery, so pretty!
Marquee lights are all the rage, if you love this look check out this tutorial for a DIY Outdoor Marquee Lights from Heather and Vanessa over at At The Picket Fence.
There’s a good chance you have all the materials on hand to make this Christmas Ornament Lantern like Dimples and Tangles.
I’ve been coveting this Shooting Star lighting idea from Martha Stewart since before Pinterest. Even before I had kids. Possibly before I owned a house. I still have the page in a binder, torn from the magazine, old school style. Someday I’ll get it done!
If you liked these beautiful outdoor lighting ideas, you’ll LOVE these 25 Ways to use Christmas Lights.
Share the glow and get going on any one of these amazing projects! Which one was your favorite?
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