Get your home ready for the upcoming holidays with these home organizing tips. Your home is full of family and friends during the holidays it’s the perfect time to get organized. Check out these organizing tips for the holidays plus grab the free home organizing printable.
While many people think of organization and cleaning in the new year and spring, but I personally think that fall is the best time to start thinking about organizing your home.
As the weather starts to cool down, and we move from spending our days outdoors to staying inside more, there’s never been a better time to start organizing your home.
Other ways to organize your home:
- How to Get Organized When You Are Overwhelmed
- Organize Your Home in 10 Simple Steps
- Simple Tips for Easy House Cleaning
Organizing Tips for the Holidays
The idea about organizing for the holidays it’s about removing clutter, making room for fall and winter decor. You’re also wanting to make room for holiday gifts.
Here are some areas to start organizing for the holidays that will give you the biggest bang for your buck.
Make room for winter clothes and gear
Organizing tips for holidays wouldn’t be complete without mentioning winter clothes. Winter clothes including coats, mittens, and boots are bulkier. This means they tend to take up more space than your tank tops and sandals did. Make space for your winter items by doing a closet purge of both your coat closet and your bedroom closets.
I love to store all of our winter clothes under our bed in bins using space-saving organizers. Here are some great tips to organize winter clothes and gear:
Prepare your kitchen
Organizing your kitchen is so important before the holidays. There is so much baking and hosting that goes on during the holidays. The kitchen tends to become unorganized quickly because there are so many hands in the cupboards and food going in and out.
Start by emptying out your freezer and fridge. Get rid of any unused items and give these areas a good clean. Take inventory of the fridge and freezer staples.
You’ll want to continue this process in your pantry, cabinets, and drawers. I go into detail in this post to organize your kitchen.
Organize your papers
With back to school coming, you will want to get all of your paper clutter organized now! Fall is a great time to tackle your papers and start creating organizing systems that will last. You can check out the post I wrote on an at-home filing system
This organizing tips for the holidays is so important! Purge kids toys before the holidays come. Focus on toys the kids don’t use, broken, and ones with missing pieces.
You’ll also be able to take a mental note of what toys the kids have getting prepared for Christmas gifts.
Organizing your Wrapping Paper
Organizing your wrapping paper is a great tips for organizing for the holidays. I have a gift wrapping station that holds the wrapping paper, gift bags, ribbon, tape, tags and scissors.
Having space with all the necessary supplies in one place is great. Take inventory of what you have and add any supplies that might be missing, broken, or old. Your gift wrapping station doesn’t need to take up much space here are a few great ones:
Those are my organizing tips for the holidays. I’ve put together a free decluttering challenge to help you see big results in a short amount of time to help you organize your home.