‘Tis the season to be jolly, but it is also the season for packing and moving, and it doesn't necessarily mean you're moving away. It could just mean that you're moving the Christmas decors that you packed last year so that that you can use them again, and of course after the season for Christmas trees, you need to pack them again for next year. Of course for others, moving Christmas decors could really mean you are moving to another place. Either way, you will need to know how to properly pack and move your Christmas decors because if not, you could end up with broken Christmas lights, shattered decors, and other things. These six tips will also let you know how to pack your Christmas items in cheap moving boxes yet still have the guarantee that your decors will be intact and fully functional until you arrive at your destination.
Sort your things out and separate the holidays decors from other items – That simply means that you should be organized in packing all your things, of course including your Christmas decors. Do not put your Christmas decors with your other regular items like shoes, toothbrushes, clothes, etc. This allows you to easily find your holidays decors throughout all the ruckus once you arrive at your destination. This also prevents any static electricity sometimes produced through clothing from affecting any electronic Christmas decors you have.
Use plastic bags to store your holiday paper decor – The last thing you want is to get any holiday paper décor accidentally wet during a move, so it is highly recommended to store them in plastic bags, boxes or even folders. Storing them in plastic folders is a great way to prevent them from wrinkling as well.
Be sure to untangle Christmas lights before you pack them – Christmas lights give Christmas a different kind of meaning, to many, christmas without Christmas lights is empty. However, it could be dangerous to use them if the wires are tangled together. It is a basic in electronics always to use them the right way, that means properly organized wiring and no tangling up!
Use ornament boxes or egg cartons to store ornaments – Ornament boxes are specially designed boxes for the storage of ornaments, so you can be sure that they will protect your ornaments adequately. You can also DIY some egg cartons, these cartons are tough and are a great tool for storing round objects. They can protect fragile eggs, why not your ornament!
Use a tree storage bag to store your artificial Christmas tree – The use of artificial Christmas trees instead of a real tree is more practical and of course environmentally friendly. You can use your artificial Christmas tree every year, and you won't need to go through the hassle of buying a real tree for the next Christmas. To store your artificial Christmas tree properly and protect it from the elements like moisture and dust, store it in a Christmas storage box or bag.