The after-Christmas chaos in your home can seem overwhelming. New and old Christmas décor, plus all the presents your family received, have likely taken over every room in your house – and you may not how to start getting things straight again. Well, cleaning up after the holidays to get your home back to normal can be easier than you think, and you may even make some improvements along the way! Check out these clever holiday storage solutions from Kirkland’s to start the new year in orderly style.
Organize Your Accessories
If you received lots of jewelry and accessories for Christmas this year, organize it all in our beautifully crafted mahogany wood over-the-door armoire mirror. Hooks, shelves and foam pads keep your earrings, rings, necklaces, bracelets and more safe and secure. Simply open it up to grab what sparks your eye, and then close the door again to check yourself out in the attached mirror. This piece ensures you’ll always look sharp before leaving the house!
Hide Bulky Winter Accessories
Everybody loves snuggly throw blankets and oversized pillows to cuddle up to during the holidays, but where do you put these plush items once spring has arrived? Our ivory tufted storage bench can easily become a Christmas decoration storage box. Throw your holiday blankets and pillows in this beautifully modern bench to keep them from view, and they’ll still be accessible should you need warming up throughout the rest of the year. Even better, storing your pillows and blankets in a beautiful bench rather than in your garage keeps them fresh for several seasons to come!
Store Leftover Treats
Maybe you went overboard baking your own Christmas goodies or got too many treats from your neighbors – or both. Whatever the reason, leftover Christmas snacks can take up space faster than you can say, “Happy Holidays!” Don’t fret. Simply toss your leftover cookies, candy canes and other great holiday treats in these loop glass canisters to get them out of the way. Once you work your way through all those tasty Christmas desserts, you can keep these fashionable canisters out on your counter and fill them with other goodies throughout the year.
Repurpose Display Carts
Seasoned hostesses will likely have several holiday displays set up around the house. You can always repurpose the pieces that hold your Christmas décor to store or display items all year long. If you’re known for your cocktail parties and festively decorated bar carts, simply strip off the décor to start fresh in the new year. Our galvanized metal 3-tier cart would look fabulous storing supplies in your office, towels, toiletries and reading material in a guest bathroom, toys in the kids’ playroom and so much more.
Keep Your Favorites on Display
We love our woven crescent basket because it’s so versatile. If you aren’t ready to put your ornaments away just yet, you can use this basket as a kind of public Christmas ornament storage. Fill it with your favorite trinkets and set it in a corner or on a side table to keep a bit of sparkle present at your New Year’s party. Then, when you’re finally ready to put your ornaments away, refill the basket with firewood, blankets, a floral arrangement or anything else you can imagine!
With just a little bit of inspiration, you can easily organize and store your Christmas decorations until next season. Do you have crafty ways of storing your Christmas décor? We want to see! Snap a photo on Instagram and tag @kirklands and #myKirklands to show off your clever Christmas storage ideas today.