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Holiday Organizing 101: Garland and Wreath Storage Ideas

Garlands and wreaths are two of the most challenging holiday decorations to store. Unlike ornaments and lights, they need larger spaces so that their fine foliage and adornments won’t get damaged. Fortunately, there are some wonderful garland and wreath storage ideas that will ensure their quality during the off-season. Here is a short but informative guide to help you with the process.

How to store artificial Christmas wreaths and garlands
Traditional Holiday Decorations by Redwood City Furniture & Accessories Balsam Hill

1. Carefully remove the garland from the mantel or your banister. To do this without causing any damage to your piece, gently drape it over your arm and carry it to the location of your container. This method also ensures that your décor won’t get tangled or stepped on as you move it.
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Holiday Organizing 101: Wrapping Paper Storage Ideas in Your Own Craft Station

There may be hundreds of ways to dispose or recycle gift wrappers, but only a few tricks to store them – and all that depends on one’s creativity! Here are eight amazing ideas from Pinterest, Houzz, and the blogosphere on how you can organize your leftover gift wrap from the last holiday season right in your very own craft station.

Extension Rods

Transitional Home Office by Minneapolis Interior Designers & Decorators Martha O’Hara Interiors

Install tension rods between two walls. Here you can hang rolls of gift wrap. Aside from keeping your wrapping paper organized, this storage technique is also a great way to add color to your craft station.

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Holiday Organizing 101: Christmas Tree Care Tips for Your Artificial Evergreen

Soon after the holidays are over, the task of storing the Christmas tree becomes daunting for busy homeowners and decorators. With Balsam Hill’s comprehensive tree storage guide, you will learn our easy step-by-step process plus a few holiday organizing tips to keep your evergreen looking pristine even while in storage.

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1. Make sure that each decoration on the Christmas tree has been taken down. Take off the tree topper and ornaments on the branches. Afterwards, unplug the lights and carefully remove each string. Store them in a safe location in the meantime.

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Holiday Organizing 101: How to Store Christmas Lights in 4 Easy Steps

A good set of Christmas lights always spells a more breathtaking and memorable yuletide season. Maintaining the quality of these sparklers can, however, become a challenge. When taking down and storing Christmas lights after the holidays, decorators often face a mess of tangled electric strands and busted bulbs.

Christmas Lights

To avoid this headache of organizing after Christmas, Balsam Hill has created a convenient guide to storing Christmas lights. With these four quick and easy steps, you won’t have to worry about your holiday lights losing their brilliance.

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