Shoe Box as Holiday Light Storage

A clever way to repurpose an everyday item.

Shoe box used to coil holiday lightsJames Baigrie

Trim off the edges of a shoe box lid and wrap string lights around the flat cardboard. Then slide the whole thing inside the box. This will keep lights untangled and tidy during the off-season.

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