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Keep empty paper towel holders to store Christmas lights TANGLE FREE!

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Every year when I go to decorate there is a fight between me and the lights… and the lights usually win. Not anymore! While fighting with my lights I saw some empty toilet paper rolls that I have saved for crafting and a light bulb went off! Why not use empty paper towel rolls to store my lights? So I tested it and it worked! I will be saving all my empty paper towel rolls this holiday season. Next year I WILL win the fight with the Christmas lights! Let me show you how to do this

What you will need:

Empty paper towel roll
string of lights (I believe mine were a 100 light strand)

1.) First feed one of the ends through the paper towel holder

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2.) Next start rolling the lights around the empty paper towel holder
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3.) Once you are finished rolling it will look like this

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4.) When you are done rolling tuck that end into the paper towel holder
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And there you have it! An easy inexpensive way to store your Christmas Lights! =)

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