The season of carols and calories are upon us. And sure, adding a little joy to the air never hurt anyone. But succumbing to the stress that comes along with the shopping, the tree trimming, and all the cooking is for amateurs. Instead, control the chaos like a yuletide pro with some of these awesome low-effort, high-impact tricks. You know what they say: When you upgrade your home, there’s more room for holiday spirit. Okay, maybe they don’t say that, but with all these quick fixes, we won’t blame you if you start hibernating early this year.

Disclaimer: Always take proper precautions when taking on any project. If there is any question or doubt in regards to any element of a project, please consult with a licensed professional.