If you expect Santa to stop at your house, you’ve got to put in some effort!

1. Hang a garland asymmetrically for a laid-back feel.

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2. Vary the height of your decorative elements to create visual interest.

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3. Try a cheerful door swag instead of a traditional wreath.

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4. Repurpose a pair of ice skates into a door decoration you can display all winter.

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5. Lean a vintage sled against the wall for a dose of nostalgia.

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6. Keep it simple by framing the entryway with two potted cedars.

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7. Prove to everyone what a maximalist you truly are by opting for three wreaths instead of one.

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8. Turn a basic throw pillow into a “holiday gift” by tying it with a ribbon.

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9. Throw down a doormat (or two) that puts you in the Christmas spirit.

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10. Customize store-bought urns using decorations you have around the house, like artificial apples or pinecones.

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11. Give your front porch a collected feel by arranging greenery in different types of vessels.

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12. Ace the holiday boho aesthetic using a colorful pompom wreath.

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13. Or go the minimalist route by corralling birch logs in a galvanized metal bucket.

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14. Accessorize a ho-ho-ho-hum wreath with hanging bells.

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15. Make an impact with a faux stag head that doubles as a wreath hanger.

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16. Or suspend your wreath from a pretty piece of ribbon.

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17. And finally, don’t forget to add some sparkle with LED string lights.

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