Decorating for the holidays is meant to be fun, but let’s face it — it’s a little stressful, too.
Instead of spending all that time twisting lights in a circle around your tree, try hanging them up vertically instead. Allow @lizlovery to demonstrate.
By stringing your lights up and down starting at the front of your tree, you actually use less lights.
Plus, if some go out, it’s much easier to change them.
The hack clearly resonated with Christmas enthusiasts. The video has received more than 1 million likes and 12 million views in the past few days.
Commenters were impressed by how effective it was.
“Work smarter not harder,” another wrote.
“This feels illegal,” a third replied.
User @lizlovery seems to have gotten her inspiration from another TikTok account, @mrsclarehoops.
Thanks to both of them for saving us from all the lost time and stress that can come with holiday decorating.
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