I am finally getting around to posting pictures of my holiday decorating this year. First up: The Exterior.
On the front of the house, by the garage doors I hung a live wreath with a couple of ice skates I picked up at the goodwill for $5. I originally added a few more things to the wreath but decided it looked nicest with a single bow, which made the focal point the skates:
On black friday I lucked out and got a $5 live garland at Home Depot. I added some ribbon bows I had in my christmas stash, along with some unbreakable ornaments I picked up at the dollar store.
Because there was a little open space to the right of the door, I decided to add some fake packages, wrapped in waterproof foil (from the dollar store):
Now if the kids would just stop asking what was inside!