How To Decorate Your Patio For The Holidays

by | Dec 10, 2015 | Apartment Decorating | 0 comments

We understand that setting up your patio or outside area for the holidays can sound like a daunting task when you are living in an apartment. But just because you are working with limited space, doesn’t mean you can’t add a little holiday cheer to the outside of your home. If you would like to know about some easy and budget friendly options for doing just that, keep reading!


Holiday Plants and Flowers – Bring life and color to the outside of your home with the simple, yet effective, option of holiday themed plants and flowers. Some popular choices are poinsettias, white amaryllis, Christmas cacti, and mistletoe. Most of these options can be purchased at your local grocery store. They can be placed in front, by, or on your door, and are relatively easy to maintain.

Holiday Lights in Old Wine Bottles – Get your patio looking Pinterest worthy by putting Christmas-tree lights into renovated wine bottles. You can line up bottles that are the same color and size for a uniform look, or you can bunch together different sizes and colors. Get creative and have fun with it.


Small Artificial Christmas Tree – Add a small artificial tree to the center of your porch and watch it be the piece you have been missing. There are several options that come with lights that you simply have to set up and plug in. If you have kids, let them join you in adding baubles and ribbons. Make it a family affair. Then, whenever you look out your window, you’ll be reminded of the holiday feel.


Holiday lights on Porch Railing – Finally, grab a couple boxes of Christmas-tree lights and intertwine them up and down your porch railings for an aesthetically pleasing look that will brighten up the outside of your home. You can use traditional colored lights, or switch things up with different colored lights.

Check out our Pinterest Board for decorating on a budget here

We hope you found these tips useful in setting up your patio. If you are looking for a new apartment to call home this holiday season, Apartment Experts would love to help. We have been leading the way in apartment locating in Austin for almost 20 years. Our experienced apartment locators answer phones 7 days a week and the service is free to you! Give us a call today at 512 416 8100.

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