9 Best Christmas Storage Bins for Your Decorations
From wrapping paper to wreaths to ornaments to the Christmas tree itself, there's a smart storage solution for every part of your holiday tradition.
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The holidays are a time for festive get-togethers, shared meals and catching up with our loved ones. The quicker we can get to that quality time, the better. Which is why having Christmas storage bins for all of your holiday decorations can help cut down the time and energy it takes to get to that point in the first place.
Smart storage solutions for your Christmas tree, lights and ornaments protect them from breakage and dust. We’ve rounded up some of the most useful Christmas storage bins on the market in hopes of streamlining the process from attic or garage to display and back again. We also explain how to store Christmas lights.
Christmas Ornament Storage
Whether you’ve got a treasure trove of sentimental ornaments or a handful of trendy trinkets, make sure your Christmas decorations stay intact and dust-free when you pack them away after each holiday season. Enter this Christmas ornament storage box, the perfect way to preserve delicate ornaments year in and year out.
The box comes with sturdy handles four trays with dividers that fit snuggly inside. On the outside of the box is a card slot for clear and quick identification. This storage box can hold up to 64 ornaments. There’s also a larger option with eight trays that holds up to 128 ornaments.
Light and Garland Storage Box
Tangled Christmas lights and holiday decoration-fueled breakdowns are a thing of the past with this Weathertight Light Storage Box.
Four removable inserts let you spool lights, cords and garlands while the airtight box holds each insert in place like hanging folders. With a watertight foam seal under the lid, this storage container protects against dust, insects and humidity whether in a garage or basement.
Christmas Gift Wrap Storage
Nothing is more crushing than reaching into the back of a closet for that special roll of Christmas gift wrap, only to find that it has been, well, crushed. With this gift wrap organizer, this common holiday problem will no longer be an issue.
The box, measuring 40-in. long x 14-in. wide x 6-in. high, fits up to 24 rolls of wrapping paper. There’s also space for other accoutrements to boost your wrapping game: ribbons, labels, stickers and more. Its slim design means it easily fits under the bed or into the back of the closet.
Upright Christmas Tree Storage Bag
If you’ve ever wondered what the best way to store your (artificial) Christmas tree might be, the right answer is “upright.” For folks looking to lessen the hassle of fitting a full-size tree into a large trash bag or the like, the Upright Christmas Tree Storage Bag is the perfect solution.
The durable nylon and polyester blend bag generously measures 33 inches in diameter and 96 inches high. It attaches directly to the tree stand just like a tree skirt. At the end of the holiday season, simply pull the bag up around the tree, compress and zip it closed.
A set of sturdy handles makes it easy to carry around and tuck away in a closet, basement or garage. Store it upright or horizontally.
Weathertight Holiday Storage Boxes
Sometimes the most effective storage solutions are the most straightforward. Pack all your unusually shaped holiday decorations into these clear weathertight totes.
The totes range in size from 6-1/2 qt. to 156 qt. and conveniently stack on top of each other. They also have strong air- and watertight latches that keep each lid securely in place in case of heavier or bulkier decorations (nutcrackers, anyone?).
Sometimes holiday decorations require multiple container sizes, which is why Bin Drop-Ins are a great way to consolidate all of your favorite pieces in one place. Easily store everything from candle holders to tree toppers to nutcrackers in these sturdy yet lightweight fabric bins.
Each bin measures 14.75-in. x 9-1/2-in. x 4-in. They come with movable dividers that keep all your most precious Christmas decorations organized, dry and dust-free. As a bonus, reinforced corners ensure the bins are stackable.
Christmas Wreath Storage
Christmas wreaths add undeniable flair to any home but aren’t the easiest decorations to store due to their odd shape and delicate nature. That’s why this moisture-resistant circular storage bag is a must-have for every home this holiday season.
The polyester bag serves as a sleeping bag, if you will, for a Christmas wreath. The tear-proof bag helps maintain the wreath’s shape while providing ample protection against other damaging elements. The bag comes in a variety of sizes, so any size wreath can be protected.
Tall Collectible Storage Box
Nutcrackers and candleholders are two popular Christmas decorations that are more vertical in nature. A storage solution for these delicate items doesn’t have to be a headache. With this tall collectible storage box, you can keep your holiday decorations upright and secure without worrying about fitting them into more squat storage solutions.
Each box, measuring 15-1/2-in. x 17-in., can fit up to nine items. A removable interior divider ensures the decorations remain unscathed in storage. Exterior handles make it easier to tote heavy items between uses.
Light Cord Reel
The best way to avoid the frustration of untangling Christmas lights is to store them properly in the first place. Large Light Reels are the solution to Christmas light storage, and they are easy to use.
The large spool keeps strings of lights wrapped compactly between uses. It measures a manageable 10-1/2-in. x 10-1/2-in. x 10-3/4-in. and can also be used for garlands or cords. Santa would approve.
Want more? Check out these other great Christmas light storage ideas and tips on how to store Christmas ornaments.
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