This year was a little hectic because of sickness at our house. I didn't get everything done like I had planned and my blog showed that - I am sorry!
I already have plans for Christmas 2010 and I am excited to share that with you early next fall.
For now here is a note I sent someone who asked me about my storage system for my Christmas decorations:
I took a class that suggested having an inventory of your Christmas things so when you are planning etc you know what you have.
So after a lot f thought I figured out one that works for me.
When I put things away last year I incorporated it and this is the year I am seeing the results.
This is how I did it - you can take from it what works for you.
I have about 20 tree's so I have containers for those tree's.
They are assigned a nuimber
1 - White tree
2 - Woodland Tree
3 - Peppermint Tree etc.
Then each room was given a number
100 - Living Room
200 - Kitchen
300 - Dining etc
Some of those rooms have more boxes so I added 01, 02, 03 etc to the number
101, 102, 103 etc.
I know that every 100 numbered box is for the living room.
When I started decorating I pulled out the 700 numbers because those are for the master bedroom and left all the other containers alone....it was amazing!
The reason I went with the "100's" system is it allows me to add containers for each room if needs be. I started out just numbering them and for example I had a box 9 for the living room and when I added soemthing number 21 would also be for the living room and it was still pretty chaotic.
I also have a main list on the computer and made a copy to put in my my Notebook.
It sounds like a bit of work, but it is so worth it!
Have a great year! I will see you in about September of 2010!