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Christmas Decor Storage Tips

My least favorite part of the year is here. Packing up Christmas decorations : ( . People wonder why I put up my tree in November, so the effort I took in putting it all up and taking it all down is worth it! Plus who doesn't like looking at twinkling lights?


Below I'm sharing how I pack up my holiday décor and make it an easier process!

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Photo by Brooke Taelor

In the past I would try to shove my tree back in the tiny cardboard box it came in, and it was not pretty. Tape everywhere. This year I bought a few large tree storage bags from At Home and it's a total game changer. No cramming, no swearing, no fighting with tape. This bag has wheels on the bottom and a comfy handle so you can easily carry wherever you need.

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Ornaments I would try to either shove in the original packaging, or I had shoe boxes that I would wrap each ornament with tissue paper. Talk about time consuming! These ornament storage boxes easily hold hundreds of ornaments and keep them safe from breaking.

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I replaced my thin elastic trash bags with strong canvas bags to safely store my wreaths! The drawstring allows me to fit any size wreath.

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All of my At Home Christmas storage bins and bags are bright red which help me easily find my holiday décor stored in my attic. As much as I dislike taking down Christmas decorations, at least now the process will go much more smoothly and everything will be organized and safe.

During this time of the year I like to purge and start fresh. Last year I emptied my mantel of decorations, and ended up leaving it with nothing on it for a couple of months. I absolutely loved it. I've already been cleaning out my closets and kid's toys like a crazy lady. If I don't love it, it doesn't serve a purpose, or isn't used often then it's GONE! I usually spend one day packing everything up rather than dragging it out. How do you pack up your holiday décor? Have you found a way to make it enjoyable!?


I teamed up with At Home for this post, but all opinions are my own. Thank you for supporting the brands I love! Photos by Brooke Taelor.

5 comments:

Elizabeth_Bethezda said...

I love those bins and bags! Beats the mismatched Rubbermaid bins I use!

Amy Scott said...

Ugh I hate this time too, it makes me so sad!I hate taking the stuff down and filling my guest room closet with it >.< this year I ordered wreath bags at least!

Leighann Hall said...

Great storage tips! Our ornaments could use an organizer like that for sure!

Lauren Gaines said...

Great tips! I love the organizer you had for your ornaments :)

Crazylifewithlittles said...

Omg I need these storage items. I'm afraid everything will be broken next year when I pull it all out 🙊