So, you’re looking for Christmas ideas for the upcoming holiday season that you’ll be spending without snow. Well, never fear! Christmas can still be just as fun and festive without snow. You just need to find the right atmosphere. How do you find this atmosphere, you ask? Easy! By purchasing Christmas items to place around your house. Just like decorating for Christmas when living in a snowy environment, it’s important to no got overboard with the holiday decor. Placing a few tasteful objects around your house is the best way to decorate your house. It’ll remind you of the Christmas season while celebrating it without the presence of snow.
Inflatable Lawn Decorations
Whenever your neighbors drive by your house, they will instantly know that you’ve found the holiday spirit as they look at your giant, inflatable lawn decoration. This is one of the biggest and best Christmas ideas out there! One inflatable decoration in particular is of Santa, chilling in his bathing suit with a penguin. To add to the tropical feeling this image brings to mind, they are both leaning up against a nearby palm tree while Santa holds a tropical drink in one hand and a bird in the other. The penguin is also getting into the spirit of a tropical holiday season with it’s hula skirt and straw hat!
Jellyfish Tree Topper
When visitors come to your house during the holiday season, they expect to see traditional, but creative, Christmas ideas: an evergreen tree topped with either a star or an angel is a good example. However, when they look at your tree, they’ll see a jellyfish resting on the top instead! One of the things that makes this tree topper really cool is that it isn’t just on top of the tree like other toppers. Rather, it encompasses the entire tree thanks to its long tentacles which reach all the way to the bottom. Additionally, like traditional tree toppers, the jellyfish also lights up, but with a deep blue color that brings to mind an undersea atmosphere. How very tropical!
Palm Tree with Christmas Lights
Why do evergreen trees get to have lights on them while palm trees don’t? Show the palm trees some love as you decorate them with bright lights! Putting lights on a tree is usually one of the common Christmas ideas but, by putting them on a palm tree, you can stand out to your friends and family when they come for the holidays. You have a couple different options to decorate your tree. You can buy a string a lights and wrap them around the tree yourself, or you could buy a palm tree that has arranged lights that make it look very festive.
Pineapple With Ornaments
One of the more common Christmas ideas is to place smaller trees around the house in addition to the main one in your living room. You like this idea, but are considering how to change this to be more tropical. Well, what about decorating a pineapple? The sharp points on the fruit are stiff enough that you can hang all manner of ornaments on them without them eventually falling off. You can even decorate the base by putting sunglasses on it! Don’t forget to put a star on top, but not just any star: a starfish! In this way, you can create a great Christmas decoration to place in your house.
Gingerbread Man Tiki Bar
For the holiday season, some people decide to create little Christmas towns consisting of a few themed shops. A water tower that looks like a snowman is but one of these. For those who enjoy both these cute towns and tropical Christmas ideas, you’re in luck! A Tiki bar shop, run by a friendly gingerbread man, would be the perfect addition to your town. If you’re not really into collecting these tiny stores, that’s ok! You can still put this house by itself somewhere in your home. Someone will be sure to mention it if they see it.
A Flip-Flop Christmas Tree
Do you love Christmas trees, but hate how they get pine needles everywhere? For your holiday without snow you won’t have to deal with the after Christmas mess when you create a tree made entirely from flip-flops! There are many different Christmas ideas concerning tree decorating, but none come close to this one. With overlapping layers of green flip-flops descending in a conical shape to the ground, your friends and family will be momentarily fooled. However, once they get a closer look, their confusion will change to admiration at both your tree and yourself for your skill in creating it!
Traditionally, stockings are usually red or green to keep with the colors of the season. Not so in a land where sand covers all. Instead of red or green stockings, pick out some lightly colored ones (white is best) to hang over the fireplace. Don’t stop here, though. Creating really great Christmas ideas takes effort. To make these stockings really stand out and scream “tropical!”, pin a starfish to each one. By adding these iconic sea creatures to your holiday festivities your stockings will become an amazing blend of both the old Christmas tradition and the new tropical spin on it.
Tropical Christmas Wreath
There are certain Christmas ideas that many people think of when deciding what to put outside their home. A wreath is one of these things. Now, just because everyone thinks of it, it doesn’t mean that it’s a bad idea. There is still the possibility that you can make your wreath stand out to everyone else’s. What better way to accomplish this than by making it tropical themed? All you have to do is find a wreath (or make one yourself) that consists of tropical leaves instead of woven pine tree branches. Although, a wreath with just leaves is a little boring, so why not include bright, multicolored lights that reflect the tropical atmosphere? The best spot to put this is on your front door where it can be seen by as many people as possible.
Sleigh with Flamingos
Have you ever seen houses where they have a complete sleigh and eight reindeer on the front lawn. Pretty cool, right? Happily, there is a way that you can have this on your lawn and have it fit in with your theme of Christmas without snow. Instead of eight reindeer, eight flamingos are attached to the sleigh! Each flamingo is ready for the season with red coats and hats. Christmas lights which connect each flamingo to the next take the place of reins, and they all lead back to the sleigh full of presents. Christmas has never been more fun and tropical!
Beach Themed Snowmen
There are many famous Christmas ideas that have become annual presences during the holiday season. One of these is making a snowman to put in the front yard. For the longest time, snowmen could only be built with snow, hence the name. This was the case, but not anymore. Now you can create snowmen while living the beach life! To make Frosty without snow, buy Styrofoam balls and stack them up. In place of the winter scarf and top hat. give him a swimsuit and towel! Other design options are available too. This year, Christmas is coming, with or without the snow!
Do you have any more Christmas ideas you can add to our list? Have you tried any of these before? Let us know in the comments below!
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