Christmas is over. Perhaps you're still looking at a jumbled pile of pulled-down Christmas decorations or surveying a living room or guest bedrooms that still bear the untidy -- and unclean -- signs of the friends and family who came to visit for the holidays. And you have another dilemma: Although you'd rather not re-deck the halls in the browns, yellows, oranges and other fall colors displayed before you put up the holiday decorations, it's far too early to put up anything springlike.
If your children got new toys for Christmas, don’t just let them add to the old ones; that creates clutter. The one-in, one-out rule should be applied, organizing experts say. Go through the toys with your child and encourage giving unwanted ones to a charitable organization.
Storage bins are a helpful organization tool, but should be bought and used wisely, professional organizers say.
When putting away Christmas items, it’s best get storage containers, preferably boxes with dividers in them, for precious, breakable and/or antique ornaments.
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