A coastal home makes the perfect canvas for Christmas decorating. Although, to be fair, we think coastal homes are the perfect canvas for just about anything. But, there is something extra special about seeing a nautical scene lit up for the holidays. Take a look at some of our favorite examples of creative, coastal exterior illumination!

This Maine lighthouse lit up for Christmas may be the perfect place to celebrate the holidays. We know what we’ll be dreaming of tonight.

Lighthouse at Christmas
Source: Pinterest

This Newport home is proof that, when it comes to beach house holiday decorating, more is always more. The palm trees lit up and framing the house are the perfect touch.

Beach House with Christmas Lights
Source: Traditional Home

Of course, if you’re close to the water there’s no reason not to take the holiday spirit all the way down to the beach.

Christmas Camper on the Beach
Source: SugarDarlingVintage.com

Can you imagine taking a Christmas Eve bike ride on the beach like this?

Bike with Christmas Lights
Source: Ciao! Newport Beach

After the holidays have passed, keep those strands of lights handy for this adorable DIY New Year’s sign.

Christmas lights on the beach
Source: lbddiaries.com

Do you or your family have a creative holiday decor tradition? We’d love to hear about it. Share your stories with us on our Facebook page!


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