6 Strategic Holiday Storage Items
Telescoping Ornament Storage Box
Protect those ornaments that hold so much sentimental value in this padded, four-tier container. Nestle each one into one of the 80 slots. Come next year, the trays are removable for easy redecoration.
To buy: $199, frontgate.com.
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Real SimpleHoliday Wreath Storage Bag
Keep your festive garland safely stowed and critter-free over the next 11 months. Handles on the bag make for quick toting to and from the basement or attic.
To buy: $13, bedbathandbeyond.com.
Christmas Light Storage Bag
Tangled no more! Wrap your indoor and outdoor lights around this extra large spool and plop into the heavy-duty storage bag until next year. When the holidays return, simply hook one of the spools to your ladder and the lights will effortlessly unwind.
To buy: $20, bronners.com.
Christmas Tree Rolling Duffel
Holiday Light Cord Wrap
This slim, double handled cord wrangler is ideal for managing holiday lights and extension cords that power them. Not too bulky, so you could hang a few on the garage wall or store them in a box with some spare room.
To buy: $2 each, containerstore.com.