(Closed) cleaned up Christmas

posted 9 years ago in Home
Post # 3
7605 posts
Bumble Beekeeper

We’ve cleaned up most of the mess, but probably won’t take the tree and lights down until later next week.  Our stair railing looks so beautiful with the lights and garland going up it and we’ve actually been leaving it on at night.  It serves as a night light and I know I’ll miss the twinkling of the lights!

Post # 4
7429 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2009

We actually only decorated a little this year, but I am goiing to wait until all the after Christmas stuff I bought online comes in to put everything up in the attic. So probably next weekend

Post # 5
6891 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

Sometime this weekend or on Monday. 

Post # 6
3771 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: December 1999

I put all the Christmas stuff away earlier this week and everyhting found its rightfull home. Once Christmas is over I like to get things put away so all of my new things can find a home. If we were having people over this weekend I would have left the decorations up.

Post # 7
9478 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2012

After the New Year.  I enjoy seeing my Christmas tree still lit up at night.

Post # 8
1493 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2009

After the New Year as well. I like my Christmas tree so much that I don’t want to take it down just yet. It just makes me smile walking by it.

Post # 9
2432 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2009

DH took down our tree yesterday.. I was a little sad. My family used to leave everything up until epiphany (Jan. 6th), but he wanted to start the new year with a clean and organized living room 🙂

Post # 10
533 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

We will probably take ours down on Monday.  We were late putting ours up this year, so I want to get a little extra time out of all of our hard work!

Post # 11
2755 posts
Sugar bee

We’ll probably take the tree down sometime next week. It’s too darn pretty to get rid of, plus we moved the bookcases that were in that corner and I like where we put them, so somehow we have to figure out how to fill the space.

We’re going to take down the tree and put away some of the decorations, but the overwhelming majority of what we have is snowmen stuff (FI is obsessed with snowmen) so that will stay up all winter. And I think we might leave our wreath up, too, it’s nice and bright and doesn’t look too Christmassy.

Post # 12
795 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

I usually get so sad when we have to put Christmas decorations away, but not this year. I just got the last of the Christmas stuff packed up at my office and this weekend I’m tackling it at home. I want to be able to walk around my apartment again, lol, so that tree is coming down!

Post # 13
3798 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

Cleaned it up this evening. We didnt put up a tree since we were not home but I had to get the other decorations down. He needs to take the lights down this weekend or we will become those people…

Post # 14
4383 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

I would be taking it all down today but we’re out of town until Thursday! I’m already looking forward to getting home and taking it down.

Post # 15
4354 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

I normally take vacation time between Christmas and new years and end up taking the stuff down then, but this year I worked so I probably won’t take it down until next weekend.

Post # 16
821 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: January 2012

I packed up all the Christmas things on Dec 27th!  Our wedding is now 2 weeks away and I needed the corner of the lounge where the Christmas Tree was to put all my weddings things in.  They were in our spare room but my best friend is flying in from Australia in a few days with her toddler to stay so I cleaned the spare room out for them.

I thought because I was doing the tree I may as well do the rest of the Christmas stuff!

Usually I will pack it up before New Years, but not that early.

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