This post about post Christmas packing has been sponsored by Nearly Natural. However, all opinions expressed are entirely my own and authentic to what Arts & Classy represents.
2019 is in full swing and I am playing catch up with putting away my Christmas decorations. I knew when I packed all my pretty decorations post Christmas, my living room was going to look pretty blank. But, I am here to share with that when you pack away Christmas decorations it doesn’t have to be a sad or boring activity.
Today, I am going to share with you my tips on how to make the most out of post Christmas packing decor. I am also going to share how I refreshed my living room for the new year.
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Here is the BEFORE of what my festive living room looked like for the holidays.
Tips I recommend to have staged before getting started with your packing.
- Have boxes and bins nearby to pack away quickly and efficiently.
- Have plenty of packing material to protect decor when you stow it away.
- Keep yourself entertained with music, a podcast, an audiobook, or a tv show/movie.
After I cleared out all my holiday decorations, I cleaned & cleared the space.
That was the point where I could move things around and also incorporate some new beautiful plants into my living room. I used the Canna plant and the Fiddle leaf tree from Nearly Natural to add some green to my space. It looks so much better than being totally blank.
I also share everything + an unboxing video of my new plants in a video on my youtube channel.
Here are the AFTER photos…
What do you think of my living room now? Doesn’t it look nice and clean? I still have a few things I want to get for this room, like an area rug. But, I am the type that decorates my own home in stages. I never want to clutter a space with too much decor.
That is one thing I really love about my living room currently. It’s not packed with stuff everywhere which helps me and my boyfriend stay creative and clear-minded. Thanks to Nearly Natural for sending me my favorite new focal points in my home to transition from my post Christmas decorating.