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8 Outdoor Christmas Decorations That Would Make Clark Griswold Proud

Who wants to get merry?

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Moderation is for your New Year’s resolutions. The holiday season is the last chance of the year to go big on your outdoor decorations. Here are a few pieces to make sure that you make an impression.

Ann 75.5'' Outdoor Wide Angle LED Mini String Light

A few of these 75-foot string lights can turn your house into a shining beacon. What's more, you can program the lights to eight preset animations, including wave motions and twinkles.

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Grinch and Max in Sleigh 12-foot Christmas Inflatable by Gemmy

This enormous inflatable likeness of the Grinch showcases his near-theft of Christmas complete with interior lights and an inflatable Max the dog.

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Bigfoot Garden Statue

Everyone's going to have snowmen on their lawns. You might as well get an abominable one to help your yard stand out from the rest.

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12 Feet Giant Christmas Inflatables Nutcrackers Decoration

This enormous inflatable nutcracker stands at an impossible-to-miss 12 feet tall. And just in case it's too subtle, three interior LED lights illuminate the decoration at night.

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Holiday Bright Lights LED

The beauty of this 10-foot multicolor LED display is that it comes with an app that lets you change the image to coincide with whatever holiday it is. For Christmas, Rudolph is a great option, but you can also swap it for, say, an American Flag on the Fourth of July.

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Airblown TIE Fighter W Darth Vader Inflatable

Does the Planet Hoth make Empire a Christmas movie? This 7-foot-wide inflatable TIE Fighter piloted by Darth Vader would seem to argue that it is.

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Oriental Trading
60" Blow Up Inflatable National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation Car

What better way to honor Mr. Griswold himself than with a 6-foot inflatable tribute to Christmas Vacation? This self-inflating decoration also has internal LED lights to highlight the car and the absurdly large Christmas tree on its roof.

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Giant 26-foot Premium Inflatable Santa Claus

If you want to go really big, this 26-foot-tall inflatable Santa Claus will do the trick. Just be ready to deal with your HOA when they come around.

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