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This family gets the ultimate outdoor holiday makeover

Plus, Owen Reeves shares how to make the perfect wreath to round out your holiday outdoor decor!
December 21, 2021 12:52 p.m. EST
December 21, 2021 11:47 a.m. EST

Keeping up with the spirit of the holidays, we wanted to spark joy and create hope for a very deserving family by turning their front yard into a winter wonderland.

Meet Kaley, an eight-year-old girl who loves Christmas and spending time with her family. In 2019, Kaley was diagnosed with Leukemia and has been undergoing treatment in and out of the hospital for the past two years. This will be her first Christmas spent at home with her family since her diagnosis, and her mother Kamla wanted us to bring some Christmas cheer to her daughter and the whole family.

And who better to help us with an epic outdoor makeover than design expert Owen Reeves? Watch the video clip above to see the festive reveal, plus Owen shares three DIY wreath ideas you can make at home just in time for your guests to arrive! 

Home Depot:

6 ft. LED Pre-Lit Cone Tree with Star and 300 Multi Colour Lights

Enhance your Christmas yard decor with this cone tree sculpture. The 300 multicolour LEDs and continuous-on technology bring a festive aura to your neighbourhood all night long, while the durable metal frame endures seasonal use. Featuring a star topper to shine bright over your evenings, this eye-catching decoration creates a merry atmosphere, and the weather-resistant fabric makes it safe for outdoor installation. 

SHOP: 6 ft. LED Pre-Lit Cone Tree with Star and 300 Multi Colour Lights; $98 at Home Depot

2-Piece LED Deer Scene Christmas Decoration

Decorate your holidays with affordable, power-saving and attractive LED Lighting. LED Lights offer extra long life and use up to 80% less energy than standard bulbs. They are cUL Listed and can be connected to more sets than Standard Lights.

SHOP: 2-Piece LED Deer Scene Christmas Decoration; $59.98 at Home Depot

6 FT LED Snowman with Skis 

Brighten up your holidays with this attractive lighted d├ęcor item. Made with sturdy wire construction and covered with high-quality material for a colourful and attractive decorative item. 

SHOP: 6 FT LED Snowman with Skis; $144 at Home Depot

Giant 12 ft. Inflatable Santa Hot Air Balloon Christmas Decorations 

Deck the yard with a giant Airblown Inflatable hot air balloon carrying Santa and a penguin friend! Featuring a gift box basket and decorative red balloon, this charming Christmas inflatable makes an eye-catching addition to your indoor or outdoor decorations. The setup is super simple. Just plug it in, stake it down and watch the magic unfold. Display this whimsical holiday decoration as a standalone or combine it with other Airblown Inflatables to create a custom scene. Includes everything needed for easy outdoor setup.

SHOP: Giant 12 ft. Inflatable Santa Hot Air Balloon Christmas Decorations; $219 at Home Depot

Lighted 3.5 ft. Inflatable Christmas Beaver 

Accented with a Santa hat, this charming beaver inflatable makes an eye-catching addition to your indoor or outdoor decorations. Setup is super simple. Just plug it in, stake it down and watch the magic unfold. Display this whimsical holiday decoration as a standalone or combine it with other Airblown Inflatables to create a custom scene. Includes everything needed for easy outdoor setup.

SHOP: Lighted 3.5 ft. Inflatable Chrismas Beaver; $21.88 at Home Depot

Pre-Lit LED Airblown Stocking Pet Pals Christmas Inflatable 

Introduce a charming touch to your lawn's holiday scene with this Airblown Stocking Pet Pals inflatable. The included tethers and stakes make it easy to install and secure this endearing inflatable in your front yard, while the pre-lit design with LEDs provides a captivating sparkle. An easily deflatable design ensures convenient storage after the holiday season. This Airblown Stocking Pet Pals inflatable consists of a cute kitten and three playful doggies, showcasing a lively group of fuzzy and festive friends.

SHOP: Pre-Lit LED Airblown Stocking Pet Pals Christmas Inflatable; $89.98 at Home Depot

Universal Heavy-Duty Shingle/Gutter Clip (200-pack) 

Secure your lights with these reliable, heavy-duty gutter clips. The durable plastic holds all kinds of holiday lighting bulbs securely in place. They are perfect for outdoor decorating.

SHOP: Universal Heavy-Duty Shingle/Gutter Clip (200-pack); $15.98 at Home Depot

Energizer Max Akaline AA Batteries, 36-Pack 

Long-lasting power and innovation are what the Energizer MAX family is all about. Meet their longest-lasting AA and AAA Energizer MAX batteries yet. They also hold their power for up to 10 years while in storage, so you have power when you need it most. When it comes to toys, digital cameras, and other valuable devices, you can feel confident knowing you have the long-lasting power and protection you expect from Energizer.

SHOP: Energizer Max Akaline AA Batteries, 36-Pack; $19.97 at Home Depot

Lighted 3.5 ft. Inflatable Unicorn Christmas Decoration 

Celebrate the season with an Airblown Inflatable Christmas unicorn! Accented with classic Christmas colours, this charming outdoor inflatable makes an eye-catching addition to your indoor or outdoor decorations. The setup is super simple. Just plug it in, stake it down and watch the magic unfold. Display this whimsical holiday decoration as a standalone or combine it with other Airblown Inflatables to create a custom scene. Includes everything needed for easy outdoor setup.

SHOP: Lighted 3.5 ft. Inflatable Unicorn Christmas Decoration; $20.88 at Home Depot

Lighted 5 ft. Inflatable Christmas Tree 

Deck the yard with an Airblown Inflatable Christmas tree! Accented with colorful ornaments and a big gold star, this delightful outdoor inflatable makes an eye-catching addition to your Christmas decorations. The setup is super simple. Just plug it in, stake it down and watch the magic unfold. Display this classic holiday decoration as a standalone or combine it with other Airblown Inflatables to create a custom scene. Includes everything needed for easy outdoor setup.

SHOP: Lighted 5 ft. Inflatable Christmas Tree; $7.00 at Home Depot

Scotch Multi-Purpose Duct Tape 

Whether you want your quick fix to blend in or stand out, 3M Multi-Purpose Duct Tape is the boldly hued solution to match your project's colour scheme. Equipped with strong adhesive and a water-resistant backing, this tape is perfect for your temporary repairs. With multiple colours to choose from, this tape is ideal for organization, labelling, craftsand even automotive fixes. Give your repair the powerful combination of colour and strength with 3M Multi-Purpose Duct Tape.

SHOP: Scotch Multi-Purpose Duct Tape; $6.79 at Home Depot

Drummer Boy 

Celebrate the season with an animated Airblown Inflatable drummer! Featuring a drummer boy that beats the drum, it makes an eye-catching addition to your outdoor Christmas decorations. Setup is super simple for this outdoor holiday yard decor. Just plug it in, stake it down and watch the magic unfold. Display this whimsical holiday decoration as a standalone or combine it with other Airblown Inflatables to create a custom scene. Includes everything needed for easy setup.

SHOP: Drummer Boy; $109 at Lowe's

LED Tree

Brighten up your holidays with this 50-in tall contemporary look Christmas tree. It's unique and definitely can grab the attention of visitors, guests, and passersby. Stage this tree on your front lawn and let the beautiful scene to be part of your holiday spirit.

SHOP: LED Tree; $119 at Lowe's

Twinkly String Lights

Twinkly is the revolutionary LED light string bringing the most advanced technology to your Christmas decorations. Twinkly combines 100 bright, colorful RGB LEDs, a controller and a state-of-the-art smartphone application, ready to perform amazing animations easily and quickly. Twinkly offers a wide variety of stunning effects, ready to be played and customized, and full access to the online gallery, where new animations are always available for download. Twinkly features smart home integration with Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa. Twinkly devices can be synchronized together up to 4,000 LEDs or 10 devices (in good WI-FI coverage) for impressive scenery installations.

SHOP: Twinkly String Lights; $135 at Lowe's

Blush Wreath 

Decorative pre-lit 24-in wreath with luxurious gold, burgundy and blush details will add a festive elegance to your winter decor.

SHOP: Blush Wreath; $99.99 at Lowe's

5 ft. Wreath 

Bring the natural beauty of winter's greenery indoors. The Holiday Living 60 In. pre-lit LED Scottsdale pine artificial Christmas wreath is brimming with a mix of 500 Evergreen tips and needles, while a glowing array of 400 clear lights is sure to make any room sparkle. Ready to hang on a wall or above the mantel, this classic design is easy to trim with your choice of decorations if desired for a personalized touch.

SHOP: 5 ft. Wreath; $139 at Lowe's

Lighted Deer Family 

This stunning deer trio makes outdoor Christmas decorating a breeze. Flat-tastics deliver that beautiful yard sculpture look without the hassle of assembly. With Flat-tastics, you simply unfold, stake down, and plugin. It's an easy, instant setup you can use again and again. Best of all, the easy A-frame construction folds down for easy storage. Featuring beautiful Tinsel Splendor fabric construction, this gorgeous deer family makes a spectacular addition to your holiday decorating.

SHOP: Lighted Deer Family; $179 at Lowe's

Lighted Star Set 

Celebrate the season with a trio of shimmering stars! This beautiful Nested Star Trio displays a dazzling light effect and makes an eye-catching addition to your outdoor Christmas decorations. Features three stars in graduated sizes made with weather-resistant gold, red and green mesh fabric. Each star includes colour-coordinated, shimmering lights. Setup is super easy and stars fit together for space-saving storage.

SHOP: Lighted Star Set; $69.99 at Lowe's

Airblown Rudolph

Deck the yard with an Airblown Inflatable Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer by a striped North Pole sign! Accented with a Santa hat and blue scarf, our charming Rudolph inflatable lights up and includes a blinking red nose! The setup is super simple. Just plug it in, stake it down and watch the magic unfold. Includes everything needed for easy outdoor setup.

SHOP: Airblown Rudolph; $159 at Lowe's

Hanging Minions in Lights

Celebrate the season with an Airblown Inflatable featuring two hilarious Minions hanging a light string! Accented with a Santa hat, candy cane and light string, our Minions inflatable makes an eye-catching addition to your outdoor Christmas decorations. Hangs from your roofline, gutter or anywhere you enjoy hanging Christmas decorations. Setup is super simple. Just plug it in, hang it and watch the magic unfold. Comes with everything needed for easy setup, including clips for hanging.

SHOP: Hanging Minions in Lights; $79.99 at Lowe's

Gemmy AIRDORABLE Polar Bear

Perfect for your tabletop, mantle, family room or bedrooms, our mini Airdorables come in classic Christmas characters and your favourite licensed characters. This 22" Airdorable polar bear is sure to become a family favourite. It features a super-quiet fan and makes holiday decorating a snap. Like all Airblown Inflatables, Airdorables self-inflate in seconds and deflate for easy storage.

SHOP: Gemmy AIRDORABLE Polar Bear; $15.99 at Lowe's

Red Dogwood 3-4'

SHOP: Red Dogwood 3-4'; $14.99 at Sheridan

Curly Willow 5-6' 

SHOP: Curly Willow 5-6'; $19.99 at Sheridan

Bough Silver Fir 3lb 

SHOP: Bough Silver Fir 3lb; $14.99 at Sheridan

BC Cedar Boughs 

SHOP: BC Cedar Boughs; $14.99 at Sheridan

Douglas Fir Bough 3lb

SHOP: Douglas Fir Bough 3lb; $14.99 at Sheridan

Cedar Incense (Washington) Bough

SHOP: Cedar Incense (Washington) Bough; $19.99 at Sheridan

Leyland Cypress Boughs 

SHOP: Leyland Cypress boughs; $12.99 at Sheridan

Boxwood British Columbia Huckleberry with Green Leaves, Brown Branches

SHOP: Boxwood (British Columbia Huckleberry with Green Leaves, Brown Branches); $14.99. at Sheridan

Magnolia Tips Cut Branches

SHOP: Magnolia Tips Cut Branches; $14.99 at Sheridan

Parkwood triple mix for planters

SHOP: Parkwood triple mix for planters; $4.99 at Sheridan

Mixed Magnolia Wreath Burgundy

SHOP: Mixed Magnolia Wreath Burgundy; $95.99 at Sheridan

Princess Pine Garland9'x10"unl

SHOP: Princess Pine Garland9'x10"unl; $15.99 at Sheridan