How-to-hang-garland-outside-on-siding, sometimes, you will need to attach the garland to a material other than wood. decorating a house sided with vinyl is more challenging than decorating a home sided with wooden shingles or clapboard.. Balsam hill™ design consultant dagmar obert shares how to measure your door to figure out how much garland you need, as well as a few tips on how to hang them. some decorating tips: • to hang ..., here is how i hang my garland up securely around my door. this feature is not available right now. please try again later.. Any ideas (other than nails) on how to to hang a large and heavy garland outside around my doorway? i have tried the command hooks but the ones large enough to handle the load are not flush against the siding and hanging it on the actual wood casing is out because the garland is to large and would hang down in the actual doorway.