Packing Away Christmas & Holiday Decorations

Packing Away Christmas & Holiday Decorations

Once the holiday season has passed, it’s time for absolutely no one’s favourite job: packaging away Christmas and holiday decorations. Sure, we know all too well it’s tempting to leave things up a little longer—after all, you spent all that time making your place look fantastic, why not enjoy the sight of it just a little bit more? But, once you’re ready to store everything away, here’s some great packaging supplies and tactics for packing away Christmas and holiday decorations.

Gift Wrapping Supplies

Christmas wrapping paper takes up a lot of room for something used only once a year, and worse, it can be easily damaged if not protected. Using tall corrugated boxes will help coral all those rolls of paper while taking up minimal space wherever you end up storing them.

Christmas Wreaths

Most commercial packaging for wreaths isn’t exactly storage-conducive. But you know what is? Flat screen TV moving boxes. They have the dimensions needed to house a wreath, and if you choose the right box, they can even house a fully-decorated one (first wrap it in foam or even bubble, to secure the ornaments). You can fill out the rest of the box space with any extra garland you might have.

Ornaments & Decorations

Plastic bins are ideal for storing ornaments. Wrap each one individually in tissue (or bubble if they’re particularly fragile), then create layers of ornaments separated by layered sheets of foam. If you’re really into organizing your ornaments, add corrugated dividers into the mix. They’ll help you separate the truly breakable, or simply help you sort decorations by style.

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