|Kids grow up so fast, don’t they? And while it’s hard to keep up, you should definitely ensure baby and children’s clothes are stored properly, especially if you’ll need easy access to them for a new addition to the family. Sorting and storing is also helpful if you’re donating the clothing too. Here are some simple tips to get you started.|
1. Clean everything
Babies have sensitive skin, so items will need to be cleaned before they’re tucked away. This prevents any stains from setting long-term, and also reduces mildew and bacteria buildup.
2. Sort by age and size
The easiest (and smartest) way to sort baby clothing is by age and size. This takes the guesswork out of finding items for babies of a specific age, as well as saving volunteers’ precious time when sorting through donations.
3. Seal in vacuum bags
Another great way to preserve the freshness of clothing is to seal them in vacuum bags, and then place them into labelled storage boxes. The lack of air also allows for more space!
Whether you’re a Halloween enthusiast, costume designer, or a larger-than-life personality who loves a bit of sartorial flair now and then, storing costumes properly can