It’s christmas and you’re guaranteed a certain amount of chaos. we’re here with homebase with a few tips and tricks to take the stress out of hosting. The simplest answer? Buy a prelit tree. Simple as that. Should you decide to go down the traditional route, and string your fairy lights up from scratch, here’s a little tip on how to store them so that next year you don’t spend hours unravelling. Grab a piece of cardboard, and cut a slit into either end. Then grab your fairy lights and tuck the first end in here, and then wrap,.
Wrap, wrap. and then the other end you tuck into the other slit, and just fold it through like this. Here we have your basic chalk and blackboard, and we’re going to use these to make personalised table places. And those rejected baubles look superpretty in a glass vase, with some batterypowered fairy lights. The solution? Bring the bin bags out early. Divvy them up for what can be recycled and what can’t, and tidy as you go. And while we’re at it, one of these is your best friend. Jotting down who gave what to your little.