Whether you buy or DIY, these stocking holders are the perfect addition to your holiday decor. Get them or make them before Santa arrives!
It’s almost time to get the house ready for Christmas! Now that we have a beautifully remodeled fireplace to display our stockings, I’m on the hunt for the perfect stocking holders. The question is: Do I buy or DIY? I’ve rounded up my favorites, both handmade and store-bought, so you can help me decide!
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Store-Bought Stocking Holders
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This first option is ideal for homes without a fireplace. Hang it on the wall and load those stockings up with goodies!
Aren’t these so cute? They hold tight against the mantel when weighted down, giving you a reason to buy more stocking stuffers! I could also see these on a staircase railing if you don’t have a fireplace.
These stocking holders grip the edge of your mantel securely, keeping kids and pets safe from falling holiday decor. The decorative ornament on the front is easily removed if you prefer a cleaner look.
When you combine a Christmas tree with a stocking stand, you get this! So versatile and perfect for small living rooms.
Place this stocking rack in front of the fireplace on Christmas Eve, so Santa will be sure to see it! This is a great stocking solution for those without a mantel.
These stocking hooks utilize the same method as the silver ones above, but this time with chalkboard labels. Perfect if all your stockings are identical!
Get twice the holiday decorations in one! These clever hooks have a spot for stockings below, and an additional hook for a beautiful garland above.
DIY Stocking Holders
I found so many inspiring stocking holders made by bloggers all over the internet! Which one is your favorite?
This stocking stand is perfect for rustic Christmas decor, and can even be used the rest of the year as a kids coat rack!
For another take on the previous stocking post, look no further than Jen Woodhouse’s elegant North Pole sign version!
What a genius way to hang lots of stockings! Just suspend a curtain rod between two stocking holders on the mantel and slide on as many as you need.
Turn a simple wooden box into the perfect Christmas decoration! Add weight to the bottom of the box so it can hold all the stockings without tipping.
Safety tip: For the next three holders, make sure to only use empty stockings unless you attach the holders to your mantel somehow. They can be pulled down onto the heads of overexcited kids, and no one wants a trip to the ER on Christmas morning!
Have some scrap wood and a few knobs laying around? Then you can make these rustic stocking holders in no time!
These stocking holders are so elegant, and so easy to make!
Personalize each stocking holder with your favorite photo of the recipient. The attached clips make it easy to switch out the picture every year!
So many festive choices! Which one is your favorite? Leave a comment below!
Want more holiday decor ideas? This Let it Snow sign can be left up long after the Christmas decorations come down!
Or decorate your front yard with this wooden light-up Christmas tree, made from a single piece of plywood!
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