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5 Best Seasonal Decor Storage Boxes Ideas

I finally got wise, and today I’m sharing my 5 Best Seasonal Decor Storage Boxes Ideas. You can quickly identify what is in each box without worrying about ruining most items when stored in unheated garages or attic spaces.

Are you currently stuffing boxes with seasonal decor? I have three areas in my crawl space designated for seasonal decor. One area for Fall, one for Christmas, and the other for both Spring and Summer. However, until recently, that was the extent of my organization. I didn’t know what was in each box in those designated areas.

There’s nothing worse than realizing that you need a piece of your Christmas Decor before it’s time to pull all the boxes out.

How will you ever find that one wreath in those 20 boxes full of Christmas Decorations? LOL

I became aware of a great app to help you identify what is stored in each box, and it’s a lifesaver.

Photograph seasonal decor items before placing in the storage boxes.

In addition, I have a few other tips that really make items safer while in storage.

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Seasonal Decor Storage Boxes Ideas

So my first tip is to designate a separate storage area for each season.

Then, I recommend using durable, sealable storage boxes when storing seasonal decor.

You don’t want to risk unwanted guests entering your boxes and ruining your valuable decor.

Use sealable boxes to store seasonal decor.

Organize Your Decor

Next, be sure to store like items together. All of my seasonal tableware is stored in one box, and I have a box for pumpkins and a box for floral stems, etc.

Usually, when I’m searching for a stored decor item, I’m looking for similar items; therefore, storing all my florals together is a time saver.

Best Seasonal Decor Storage Boxes Ideas.

Protect Seasonal Decor Storage Items

If your storage area isn’t climate controlled, you should be cautious about storing items that may melt or freeze in those boxes.

In addition, extreme heat can cause moisture to build inside your containers, and the solution is easy. Just add a few moisture-absorbing silica packets to the decor storage boxes, and no more moisture issues.

I personally save packets that come with items I purchase. However, they are inexpensive to buy here if you don’t have a good supply.

Easily Identify What’s in the boxes

I learned about ToteScan Intelligent QR Labels almost a year ago from a blog post by Julie at My Wee Abode.

I immediately ordered the labels, and I’ve been using them each time I store away my seasonal decor.

ScanTote App is so helpful

It’s so easy to download the app and scan one of the QR Labels for each seasonal storage box.

In addition, these labels can be used for craft supplies, toolboxes, or any area of your home. You can order these labels and the information for the app is included with the labels.

Have you ever completely emptied a cabinet only to find the bowl you need is stored elsewhere? Spending so much time looking for items is very aggravating.

If I scan this QR Label, photos of each item in this cabinet will appear. In the description, I had a top shelf or bottom shelf. You can be even more specific to ensure no more taking everything out to find one item.

These labels have simplified my storage issues.

ScanTote app QR Codes to attached to Seasonal Storage Boxes

Finally, attach the label to your box or inside a cabinet door in an area that will be easy to scan.

If you are stacking storage containers, place the label on the side facing out for easy scanning.

Photograph the items you place inside as you pack your storage box.

You can add several photos to make sure that you can recognize the items, and in addition, you can add full descriptions.

Below is a screen shot of what the app looks like.

The instructions are very clear.

If you should need to determine what’s in a storage container, you just open the ToteScan app and scan the QR label attached to your box. The photo’s will appear as you see below.

When you scan the tote you can see what's inside each storage bin.

One Bonus Tip

I have been working with the ScanTote tip for almost a year. I have not scanned all my cabinets or storage areas.

With Thanksgiving and Christmas fast approaching, you may feel that it’s a huge task.

However, I recommend that you begin with the season your are storing right now and get started. Within a year all your seasonal decor will be scanned.

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In addition, I only scan cabinets when I need to dig something out from the back. While everything is out, I document by scanning and photographing the items as I place them back inside.

These 5 Seasonal Decor Storage Boxes Ideas will be helpful as you store away your fall decor and prepare for Christmas.

Thanks so much for stopping by today. I can’t wait to share my next adventure with you.

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Tuesday 13th of September 2022

This is a great post. There's nothing like having everything organized. Especially the way we change pieces often. Pinned!


Tuesday 13th of September 2022

Cindy, This idea has been a life saver for me.


Monday 12th of September 2022

Wow, all your tips sound really practical, helpful and easy to implement. I have not heard of scantote before and look forward to trying it out.


Tuesday 13th of September 2022

Angie, I'm so glad you thought this was helpful. It's been a life saver for me.

Wendy McMonigle

Monday 12th of September 2022

Thank you for all of the great storage suggestions. I agree, it is best to store by category. I always like to change it up every year, so this is very helpful.


Tuesday 13th of September 2022

Wendy, Thanks for stopping by.


Monday 12th of September 2022

Wonderful ideas thanks so much Rachel :) I will be working on it.


Tuesday 13th of September 2022

Sue, I hope this helps.


Thursday 11th of November 2021

I've been following your blog only a couple of months & have loved all your postings & ideas. I've never heard of these labels but just downloaded the app & ordered the labels. I'm so excited to begin using these with my fall decorations. I think they're going to be a life changer for me! Thank you so much!


Thursday 11th of November 2021

Diana, Thank you so much for following along. I hope you enjoy my posts and I’ll try my best to live up to your expectations. I appreciate you for your sweet compliments and look forward to sharing my next adventures with you.