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Top 7 Reasons to Buy a Christmas Hamper

Updated on September 28, 2011
Ho Ho Ho!  Santa Christmas hampers are fun yet practical.
Ho Ho Ho! Santa Christmas hampers are fun yet practical.

Is it Really Worth it to Buy a Christmas Hamper?

Move over, stockings and snow globes – there’s a new holiday decoration in town. Christmas hampers are popping up in homes everywhere, and it’s easy to see why people love these holiday laundry holders so much.

Not convinced that Christmas hampers belong in your home? I’ve prepared a list of detailed reasons why everybody needs a Christmas hamper, just for skeptics like yourself.

Christmas Hampers Are Practical

Tired of your kids, husband, or roommates throwing their dirty clothes all over the house? Give them each their very own Christmas hamper.

Christmas trees and stockings are pretty, yes – but do they hold your dirty clothes and help keep your house clean? Absolutely not.

Christmas Hampers Are Unique

Every house on the block has a Christmas wreath, a Christmas tree, several stockings, and a few other random Christmas decorations. How many of them have a holiday hamper? That’s what I thought.

Make your neighbors jealous – buy several Christmas hampers. Christmas hampers are unique without being too over-the-top. Don’t be surprised if you start a trend.

Christmas Hampers Are Fun

Laundry is boring. First you have to throw it in the hamper. Then you have to wash it, dry it, and hang it up. Who looks doing that?

Nobody – until you swap your boring old hampers with a few holiday hampers. Did your daughter really just do all of her laundry, without even being asked? Did your significant other finally stop tossing used socks and underwear on the floor? You’re welcome.

Christmas Hampers Look Good

Admit it: some holiday decorations are kind of ugly – or even just downright tacky. Not Christmas hampers.

Christmas hampers look good. You can choose from a variety of fabrics and designs, from Santa to snowflakes. No matter which hamper you end up buying, rest assured that it will look wonderful in your house.

Christmas Hampers Are Easy to Store

When the holiday season comes to an end, putting away your decorations can be a nightmare. It’s enough to make you swear that you’re never decorating again.

Christmas hampers are easy to store when December ends – just stick it in the closet and forget about it. And the best part? You can use your holiday hamper to store other Christmas decorations. This saves space and also makes it easier to find everything you need when the next Christmas season rolls around.

Christmas Hampers Are Easy to Assemble

Don’t you just hate those annoying decorations that take hours to put together? Some Christmas decorations require a degree in physics and an insane amount of patience. Most of us don’t have either of those things.

Luckily for you, Christmas hampers are easy to assemble. Many of them arrive fully assembled, and the rest of the hampers just require a few minutes of work. Can’t beat that, right?

Christmas Hampers Keep Things Organized

Most people use Christmas hampers for laundry – but that’s not the only thing that they’re good for. Look around your house right now. What do you see? Piles of clutter? Random toys thrown all over the place? Stacks of books?

Nobody wants a messy house – especially during the holidays, when unannounced visitors often stop by. Keep things organized with a beautiful Christmas hamper. A hamper is just the right size for all the things you need to organize – or hide.


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    • Sunnyglitter profile imageAUTHOR


      7 years ago from Cyberspace

      Thanks, guys! I hope you find a cute Christmas hamper that looks perfect in your home this holiday season!

    • miraflor22 profile image


      7 years ago

      its amazing!!! greet

    • PageC profile image


      7 years ago

      Great ideas! I never knew I needed a Christmas hamper, but I think I'll pick one up for hubby this year.


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