How to Organize Christmas Ornaments?

After Christmas, many of us are faced with the task of putting away the Christmas decorations. With boxes of decorations accumulated over the years, finding an efficient and practical way to store them can be overwhelming. Don’t worry, as Great Shine’s home storage solutions expert, I’m here to give you some valuable tips and tricks on how to organize christmas ornaments.

how to organize christmas ornaments

First and foremost, it is important to categorize your Christmas decorations. Separate your decorations by type, size and fragility to ensure they are properly protected during storage. This initial step sets the stage for an organized and systematic approach to storing Christmas decorations.

Once you’ve categorized your ornaments, invest in high-quality storage boxes specifically designed for holiday decorations. These boxes often come with adjustable dividers, compartments, and cushioned interiors to keep your ornaments safe and secure. At Great Shine, we take pride in our innovative storage solutions, designed to meet the diverse needs of our customers.

Now, let’s tackle the delicate task of wrapping each ornament individually. Use tissue paper, bubble wrap, or soft cloth to protect fragile ornaments from damage. Take extra care when handling glass or porcelain ornaments to prevent chipping or breakage. By wrapping each ornament individually, you ensure that they remain in pristine condition for years to come.

Once your decorations are packed and ready, organize them neatly in storage boxes. Place heavier decorations on the bottom and lighter decorations on top to prevent crushing. Use dividers and compartments to keep similar decorations together and minimize tangling or shifting during storage. Remember, an organized storage system makes it easier to find specific decorations the next time you use them.

To further protect your ornaments from dust, moisture, and pests, consider adding silica gel packets or cedar blocks to the storage boxes. These natural remedies help absorb excess moisture and deter insects, keeping your ornaments safe and well-preserved throughout the year. Additionally, storing your ornament boxes in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight will further prolong their lifespan.

As you begin to organize your Christmas decorations, don’t forget to label each storage box for easy identification. Clearly label the contents of each box, including the type of ornament and any special instructions for handling delicate items. This simple yet effective step will save you time when picking up your decorations for the next holiday.


Organizing Christmas decorations can seem like a daunting task, but with the right methods and tools, your organization can be a much more effective and enjoyable experience. By carefully sorting, packaging, and storing your decorations, you can ensure that they remain beautiful and cherished for years to come. Remember, at Great Shine, we’re here to support all your storage needs.

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