Prepping your new home for winter entertaining this year means something different to everyone. When it comes to your home’s interior, tastes vary greatly among home owners and luckily accessories are readily available in a huge variety of styles and options. When it comes to your home’s exterior however, options are still dominated by traditional bold lighting which may not be your cup of tea. If you’re looking for some exterior winter décor ideas that are not so traditional but still provide the warmth and romance of winter, take a look at some of these inspiring ways you can decorate your new home for winter:
Using torch lights might be something you only think of using in the summer, but look how great they look against the snow flanked around a walkway leading to the front door. Your new home will appear so inviting to guests with this unexpected method of lighting during winter evening gatherings with friends and family.
Year Round Outdoor Bench
Most people consider the backyard to be off limit territory during the snowy winter months, but if you’ve got kids, they’ll be sure to get lots of use out of it. Why not consider a nook for the grownups to sip hot chocolate with the kids play? This year-round bench can become a little winter focal point for your new home with some carefully installed Christmas lighting in a very unexpected place.
Outdoor lighting for things like garden urns have come a long way with new designs like this offering a modern twist on a holiday tradition. Lighting up your new home’s exterior with versatile globe lights look great year-round but especially amazing surrounded by snow.
Add Some Winter Touches
For those who love to accessorize their new home’s exterior during the warmer months, and don’t want to bring everything indoors come winter, why not leave it out there and just add a few final touches of winter? Pull everything together and turn your exterior sitting area in a winter cozy spot just by adding some luxurious winter elements like faux fur throws.