Holiday Collection

All the best ideas for decorating, entertaining, and gift-giving with a coastal spirit.

5 Outdoor Trees

Bring seasonal joy to your deck or patio with these quick tips for choosing and decorating an open-air tree.

Wrap the tree’s trunk with larger lights for a more three-dimensional effect.
Photographer Jean Allsopp

Holiday Glow

Try using oversize bulbs on your outdoor tree. Multicolor C-25 lights offer a vintage look, while single-color strands lend a modern vibe. Wrap the tree’s trunk with larger lights for a more three-dimensional effect. New LED lights burn whiter, last longer, and use less electricity than traditional twinkle lights. Be sure to use only outdoor-approved and an outdoor outlet.

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