Hey, friends! Michele from The Scrap Shoppe here kicking off a new month of our Must Have Craft Tips & More series!
The holidays don’t have to be stressful. There are lots of tips and tricks to make everything from holiday decor to gift buying less overwhelming. I’ve gathered up a few of my favorites to share with you today.
Printable Christmas Planner from Becoming Martha
Planning ahead and keeping track as you go is a great way to stay organized during the holidays. A printable Christmas planner may seem overkill, but can actually be extremely helpful!
Ornament Organization at Smart School House
Who says you need to buy an expensive ornament organizer? I’m loving this idea for gluing plastic cups to cardboard to protect and layer ornaments for storage.
Hot Beverage Organizer from Useful Beautiful Home via Eleven Magnolia Lane
Not only does this hot beverage tower take up less surface space than spread out on a table, but it looks super cute to boot!
25 Gift Wrap Organization Ideas from The Scrap Shoppe
Keeping your gift wrap items in order can immensely help when it comes time to wrap all of those presents. This collection of 25 gift wrap stations is sure to inspire!
How to Store Christmas Lights from A Real-Life Housewife
If you’re like me, you are so over messing with Christmas lights be January that you just toss them in a container to deal with for next year. Then next year doesn’t go so well untangling them, right? I really need to try this organization technique! It’s SO simple and doesn’t cost a dime.
Easiest Way to Organize Wreaths from Ask Anna
Wreaths are fun to hang (I won’t even tell you how many I have up at any given time) but storing them can be a bear. I love this idea to hang them on a long hook!
Christmas Dinner Checklist Printable from Kirkland’s
Hosting Christmas dinner this year? Don’t stress over it! This free printable will help you keep organized and probably give you a few pieces of advice you’d never thought to ask about.
Wrap Christmas Tree with a Belt from Grunge Zombie
This. Is. Genius. An old belt is a great way to rein in those faux Christmas tree branches will definitely aid in getting it back into the box… something every tree tries NOT to do once it’s out!
Christmas Photo Checklist from Simple as That
And, finally, if you’re still feeling the holiday burn you can at least keep up with which photos you want to remember to take with this printable photo checklist. You don’t need them all, just mark the ones you want to be sure to get.
I hope these Christmas organization hacks help to alleviate some holiday stress! Planning well and packing well always make for a better “next year” at Christmas so get a jump start now to make all those future Christmas more relaxing!