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Top Outdoor Christmas Decorations for any Dad's Home

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Christmas is my very favorite holiday of the year with children. We have a house at the end of a cul-de-sac with a large front yard, so we have a long tradition of a big outdoor display. Not garish (at least I don't think so, but fun nonetheless. This is a list of some of the better outdoor decorations for the Christmas holiday. From large inflatables to small window decorations, there is something for everyone.

1. Crystal 3-D Outdoor Christmas Wreath Decoration

Lighted Wreath
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I love big decorations, and this lighted Christmas Wreath Decoration is big. It's 4 feet high and 34" across and is pre-lit with 400 red and green mini-lights. It makes a big impact over a door, under the eaves or stood up and staked on the ground.
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2. Lighted Candy Cane Archways

Candy Cane Archways
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Set of three candy cane archways that stand 26" tall and are spaced 8 feet apart.  Just the right size for little ones to walk underneath while they admire your other decor and head to the front door. 

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3. Outdoor Inflatable Mixed Media Lighted Snowman Sledding

Snowman Family in Sleigh
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A four foot inflatable of a snowman family on a sleigh.  Very cute and the kids will love them!

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4. Holographic Santa Sleigh and Deer Christmas Decoration

Santa and Reindeer
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Brand new this year and it is on my list for the yard! It  is about 10' long, and it has very bright colors and is fun for little ones.

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5. Lighted Star of Bethlehem Decoration

Star of Bethlehem

This is a great but smaller decoration that will fit in most windows; it measures 17" Tall x 14" wide and comes with 100 pre-wired bright lights. It looks good during the day and is spectacular at night.

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6. Spiral Christmas Trees Yard Art Decorations

Spiral Lighted Christmas Trees
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A long time favorite, spiral light strings made to look like Christmas trees are lots of fun and give a bit of an elegant flair to any outdoor nighttime scene. This set has 2 spiral trees with LED lights--one 3' tree and one 4' tree.

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7. Airblown Inflatable Outdoor Snowglobe

Inflatable Snow Globe
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A great inflatable that blows snow inside the snow globe. It is self inflating and easy to set up. It is pretty large, so it takes up a lot of space on the yard. Very colorful and entertaining for little ones.
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8. Airblown Inflatable Christmas Disney Pooh, Tigger & Eeyore

Airblown Inflatable Christmas Disney Pooh, Tigger, & Eeyore
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If you love the Winnie the Pooh stories (or your kids do), this will be a fun addition to your yard.  It is 8 feet long, self-inflating, and very colorful.  One of my favorites this year!

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9. Lighted Santa Sleigh Christmas Window Silhouette Decoration

Lighted Santa Sleigh Christmas Window Silhouette Decoration
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Only really visible at night, this silhouette of Santa and his sleigh works well in a window.  It features 50 lights red, green and clear.  It mounts on the window with a suction cup which is included.  A nice addition to a front facing window.

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10. Mr. Christmas Outdoor Lights and Sounds of Christmas

Mr. Christmas Digital Musical Lights and Sounds
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Plays twenty Christmas songs, ten in the "Trans-Siberian" style and ten in more traditional Christmas sound. You can plug strands of lights or lighted items into the six outlets with circuits coordinated to the music so the lights will flash in time with the music. It is a little over the top, but if you like this effect, it can make for a great display. Each outlet can power up to 1,200 miniature lights for a total capacity of 7,200 lights.
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