Putting up all of your holiday decorations can take up quite a bit of space around the house. So, how do you make room for the holidays without getting rid of any of your stuff? Here, you'll find a few tips that can help you make room for your decorations without them taking up so much space you don't have room for guests.
Rent a Storage Unit
You don't want to lose your garage for the next several weeks, so don't go stashing all of your stuff in the garage. Instead, lease a small storage unit near your home from a company like Capistrano A Plus Storage. This storage unit can be the catch-all space for anything that you don't have room for until the holidays have come to an end.
Tip: If you'll be storing electronics in the storage unit and you live in a cold climate, make sure to look for a heated storage unit. If the electronics are exposed to several temperature changes, the components inside could become damaged and no longer work.
Include the Existing Décor
Instead of boxing up the family photos to make room for holiday decorations, you can include them in the design. Add a bow, flower or some twinkle lights to the décor that you already have around the house. This will do two things – make it so you don't have to get rid of as much for the holidays and maintain the feel of home and family.
There are probably lots of small storage spaces around your home that you haven't even stuffed with stuff. Under the bed, behind the hanging clothes in your closet, filling up the shelf space in the linen closet – anywhere that whatever you're trying to stash will fit. Store things carefully in these spaces, and you'll find you have more room than you thought.
Go Crazy Outside
You might be limited on the amount of space that you have inside your home, but you have a lot more space to work with outside. Decorate the areas outside the windows and include lights in the display. You'll be able to open the drapes and enjoy a beautiful winter wonderland from the warmth of your home, snuggled up by your Christmas tree.
Decorating can be a lot of fun, but it can sometimes be stressful. Hopefully, the tips above will help you make the space you need for all of the fun decorations that can only come out once each year. Have fun and have a very, very happy holiday season.