Looking for holiday decorations that can grace your home and yard for the entire winter season? Snowman decorations are a great choice! They make very festive Christmas decorations, but they're just as fun throughout the chillier months. In this article, you'll discover some of the wide varieties of snowman decorations available, as well as great ways to use them around your home.

Snowman Decorations: Bringing Happiness Home Throughout The Winter

4' Frosty the Snowman with Christmas Candy Cane Airblown Inflatable Holiday Outdoor Yard DisplayDuring the chillier months of the year, making snowmen from the fresh-fallen snow is a special treat that brings the family together. Snowmen are fun to make, have tons of holiday ties (Frosty the Snowman being the most famous), and leave a lasting impression that goes well beyond Christmas itself. It's probably why styling your home, indoors and out, with snowman decorations is such a popular thing to do. Compared to most other Christmas icons, they belong as much to cold as they do Christmas. In that way, they can bring quick smiles to you, your family, and your guests for the entire winter season.

Varieties Of Snowman Decorations

Because of their popularity, there's a big variety of snowman decorations for you to choose from. They range from miniature figurines all the way to animated outdoor decorations, and nearly everything in between. There's too many to cover them all, but below are some of the most popular styles you'll find, along with some suggestions on how to use them around your home.

Enesco Boyds Resin Candyland Snowman OrnamentSnowman Christmas ornaments

These are a holiday staple! In fact, many people choose to decorate their tree solely in different varieties of snowmen ornaments along with a mixture of lights and tinsel. You'll find them ranging from rustic snowman ornaments to more modern Frosty the Snowman styles.

Singing Primitive Country Holiday Snowman Decoration By Collections EtcStuffed snowmen decorations

Like ornaments, stuffed snowman decorations come in a lot of types. Some are very modern, while others have a rustic design akin to country Christmas decorations. The latter are some of the more popular Christmas decoration styles on the market. These can sit on chairs throughout your home, along your mantels and tables, and even nestled against your Christmas tree base.

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Snowman figurines

Figurines range from tiny to a foot or more tall, and they can find homes in some very creative places around your home. Snowman figurines can act as holiday centerpieces, accent pieces around the bottom of your Christmas tree, or as focal points on window sills to bring some joy to those outside the home. 

8' Airblown Inflatable Snowman Lighted Christmas Yard Art DecorationSnowman outdoor inflatables

One of the more popular snowman decorations, outdoor inflatables look like more detailed versions of the real thing! They are often as tall as real snowmen, with the same amount of girth. They typically include lighting so that these decorations give off a pleasing glow night after night. If you're creating impressive outdoor Christmas scenes, adding a snowman inflatable decoration is a must.


Imagine if your outdoor inflatable moved on its own! That's the magic of an animated snowman decoration. You can find some pretty intricate scenes that will impress your neighbors, or there are also indoor animated snowman decorations that use motion detection and light sensors to animate when a new person walks into the room. They add a lot of fun to the holiday home!

Snappy the Snowman Translucent Window Decorations

Snowman window decorations

If you're looking for a way to decorate your home so passers-by can enjoy your snowman style, then window decorations are your best bet. There are snowman lighted silhouettes or translucent window stickers. These are especially useful as Christmas decorations when the whole home is dressed up for the holidays.

Snowman candlesCandle by the Hour 100-Hour Snowman Candle with Copper Base

Candles are always beautiful decorations for the winter months, and when you pair them with the seasonal festiveness of snowmen, you've got a great holiday decoration! These, too, make great holiday centerpieces, and they look terrific in windows and on mantels. Just be careful with the open flames, or opt for battery-powered or rechargeable varieties if you want to leave them unattended.

Stuffable Snowman Holiday Mailbox Cover Decoration By Collections EtcSnowman outdoor ornaments

Your outdoor snowman decorations don't need to be big inflatables or animated decorations. You can add snowmen in a lot of creative ways around your yard! There are snowman holiday flags and even festive snowman mailbox covers that really showcase your holiday style for every new guest to your home.

Indoor patterned snowman rugs, kitchenware, and bathroom decor

Blue Braided Runner Rug With Snowmen Decorations By Collections Etc

Just like the wide variety of outdoor ornaments, you can layer snowman decorations into your common decor in every room of your home! Why not celebrate the season with a snowman rug or shower curtain? How about some snowman curtains or salt and pepper shakers? There's a whole wide world of choices to spruce up your space.

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As you can see, there's a wide variety of choice when it comes to snowman decorations! They make for great Christmas decor, but remember that snowmen go well beyond the holiday decorating season. You can celebrate the entire winter with them, bringing smiles to your family and guests for months.