Amazing hacks to help your Christmas run smoothly
Ironing board hack
Set up your ironing board so it is the right height for you to be comfortable then no stretching or back ache, grab your presents and wrap away.
Putting up a fake tree
Pop on a pair of rubber gloves when fluffing up your fake Christmas tree to save all the scratches on your arms.
Christmas Lights Hacks
If like most of us your Christmas lights come out all tangled and the elves get blamed for the mess, then you need this hack!
Grab yourself a coat hanger and simply hook one end of the lights to the hook on the hanger and wrap around or use the tube from your wrapping paper and wrap around. The following Christmas your lights will be tangle free.
Wrapping storage bag
If you hate your wrapping paper being everywhere and never being able to find your scissors then you need to get yourself a wrapping storage bag.
Put all the wrapping paper tubes inside along with the tags, ribbon, bows etc and you will have everything to hand.
Toilet paper tube
Keep of hold of your toilet paper tubes, cut along and then use this to keep your roll of wrapping paper in tack.
Sharpen your scissors
Kitchen foil will never sharpen your scissors, but it can certainly improve their performance, because the foil will clean the blades and remove little burs from the cutting edge. So grab a piece of foil and get them scissors performing better.
Smells like Christmas
Imagine giving your Christmas cards then scent of Christmas.
Pop your cards in an airtight container or sealed bag and add in a few cotton balls with your festive smelling essential oils such as evergreen or peppermint. Leave over night and then your cards will smell like Christmas.
Send off and the card will hang onto the smell for 2 weeks.
Wrap wine bottles with socks
Grab a pair of festive fluffy socks, pop the bottle of wine into one of the socks, fold the other other and tie around the neck to look like a scarf, this makes a great pressie and they get two lovely presents in one.
Label gifts with family photos
Use family photos instead of gifts tags, adds a nice little touch plus when you are out and about delivering makes it easy to recognise whose is who.
Christmas day box
Keep your essentials handy for Christmas day, add in batteries, screw driver, bin bags and anything else you may need to access quickly to keep the kids happy when opening the presents.
Collect wine corks to use as place settings. Simply slit along the long side of the cork and slide in a name card for a quick and easy place setting.