Who doesn’t love the holidays. Of course, what you may not love is how disorganized everything is when you open the boxes. If you want next year to go easier, take the time to use some organization hacks when you put things away this year. Let’s take a look at some awesome Christmas storage hacks.
Use Wine Boxes for Ornament Storage
Do you have some wine storage boxes left over after the holidays? Don’t toss them, you can slide ornaments down into each slot. You can also use these to store decorative figures or anything else that is fragile and will fit.
Cut a Thick Piece of Cardboard to Wrap Lights
Tired of ending up with a ball of lights? Cut a piece of cardboard to wrap your lights around. It will be so easy to unwind your Christmas lights next year. You can even write on the piece of cardboard where you use each set to make your life even easier.
Cover Your Tree in a Large Bag to Keep It Clean
Do you store your tree in one piece? Slide a large plastic bag made for yard work over the top of the tree. If you want, you can even tape the bottom. If you live in area where spiders are a problem, you’ll love this tip. Not only will it keep out the bugs, but it will also keep prevent your tree from getting dusty.
Store Round Ornaments in Plastic Apple Holders
Do you shop at Costco or Sam’s Club? If you purchase apples there, they usually come in plastic cases. These cases are perfect for storing round ornaments. They won’t rub up against each other and they’ll have a bit of protection when in storage.
Recycle Egg Cartons to Store Mini Christmas Ornaments
If you have mini Christmas ornaments, you can store them in recycled egg cartons. The small ornaments fit into the pockets perfectly.
Organize Bags in Magazine Holders
Last, but not least, organize gift bags in magazine holders. This will prevent them from becoming wrinkled. You’ll also be able to look through them without taking everything out of the holder. This will keep you nice and organized.
If you’re tired of the holidays being an unorganized mess, take the time to do these holiday storage hacks. Your lights will be nice and tangle-free. Your ornaments won’t get broken. Even your gift bags will stay pristine.