With the holidays on the horizon, you may be wondering how to decorate your fence for the holidays. Especially if you have a fence that goes around a large part of your property, it’s a great canvas for displaying decorations and dressing your property up for the season. That said, you want to make sure you use decorations that will survive the wet and windy weather that tends to crop up during that transition between fall and winter. Here are a few decorating tips and ideas for your fence or railing for the holiday season.
1. Holiday Lights
Holiday lights are always fun and look beautiful outdoors around your fence posts, but you need to make sure you have a way to plug them in. Check for the location of your outdoor outlets to see if you need an extension cord. You also want to ensure that, if you do need an extension cord, it does not cut into walkways or any area where it can trip people up or become a danger. There are also lights that are battery operated and don’t need to be plugged in at all, which is an option if they last long enough for what you need. Solar powered lights may also be a good choice if your home gets a lot of sunlight during the day. When it comes to electric items, you also want to keep safety in mind and make sure they are rated for outdoor use.
Garlands are a perfect choice for your fence, as they can highlight the architectural shape in a really beautiful way. Coming in many different styles, garlands can work with any holiday aesthetic you’re going for, and they can hang easily on the posts of your fence or railing.
3. Inflated Outdoor Decorations
Inflated outdoor decorations are really fun additions to your lawn display, and they’ll look impressive near your fence. You just want to make sure they don’t blow away by tying them securely to whatever is anchoring them to the ground. The great thing about these particular decorations is that they’re designed to be outdoors, so they’ll withstand the typical weather from this time of year. That said, if there’s a fierce storm in the forecast, you may want to make sure they’re deflated.
Ribbons are always a beautiful decorating option for anywhere that has posts or spindles, like fences and railings. You can get ribbons in many different materials, colors, patterns, and sizes, so they work with any theme or decorating style. Certain materials do better outdoors, so you may want to be thoughtful in which ribbons you choose.
Decorate Your Family Fence Railing or Fence for the Holidays
Ultimately, there are many ways you can decorate your fence for the holidays, but only if you have a fence! If you’ve been thinking about installing a fence, our experts will help you choose the fence material and size that works best for your property. At Family Fence, we stand behind our products and expertly install them so they look perfect and remain sturdy for the years ahead.