Before packing, sort your clothing into piles of what you want to donate and what you want to bring to the new home. Bring only the clothes you want and will use.
Garbage and lawn bags are the easiest way to move fluffy bedding, pillows, and linens.
Pack the bedroom furniture. Mattresses should be kept safe in a mattress bag and box. If a dresser is light, you can wrap the drawers shut and lift. If the dresser is heavy, it is best to empty the contents of the dresser and then wrap the drawers shut.
The best way to ensure that drapery, curtains, and blinds are tangle-free, hang them in a wardrobe box for moving.
Take extra care when moving mirrors and pictures frames. There are special boxes which you may purchase from a moving store for these items.