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Safe Ornament Storage

Protect your dearest ornaments from damage as you pack up after the holiday this year.


  • Corrugated cardboard
  • Plastic storage bin
  • Hot-glue gun
  • Paper cups
  • Tissue paper
  • Egg cartons


  1. Step 1

    Cut a piece of corrugated cardboard to line the bottom of a plastic storage bin.

  2. Step 2


    Use a hot-glue gun to attach paper cups to the cardboard.

  3. Step 3

    Wrap ornaments in tissue paper, and place in cups.

  4. Step 4


    Then stack cardboard-and-cup flats inside the container. Store smaller ornaments in egg cartons.

Martha Stewart Living, January 2004