Super Awesome Stockings For All!

Have you been thinking about how to hang your stockings with care? Stockings are one of my favorite parts of Christmas. What could be more fun than pulling presents and treats out of a giant sock? Did Santa leave anything odd in your stocking when you were a child? A can of black olives in the toe was always a given at my house growing up (a story for another time : ).

I love displaying our stockings, but it’s not always easy to find a place for them to hang. In fact, this is the first house we’ve lived in with a working fireplace! Maybe you don’t have a fireplace or a traditional mantle — or maybe you just want to keep things fresh year after year. If you’re looking for stocking ideas and fun ways to display them, I’m ready for you! Click through the gallery below to see what I found.

  • Shabby Chic Stockings 1 of 11
    Shabby Chic Stockings
    If you've got a spare one of these antique bed frames lying around, or part of one anyway, you can hang your stockings there!
    Inspiration via Apartment Therapy
  • Faux Fur? 2 of 11
    Faux Fur?
    Take the faux fur trend one step further with this fun stocking display! What do you think?
    Inspiration via Hammers and High Heels
  • Chalkboard Hearth 3 of 11
    Chalkboard Hearth
    No fireplace in sight? Make your own from chalkboard paint and hang your stockings with pride!
    Details here from HGTV
  • Festive Footboard 4 of 11
    Festive Footboard
    A footboard seems like a natural place for stockings to hang, why not?!
    Inspiration via The Inspired Room
  • Stocking As Bunting 5 of 11
    Stocking As Bunting
    Love the idea of using socks and stockings as bunting!
    Inspiration via Three Pixie Lane
  • Shelf Display 6 of 11
    Shelf Display
    I do love a well curated set of shelves! I especially like how these stockings tie in with the color scheme.
    Inspiration via Tree Fall Design
  • Woodsy And Warm 7 of 11
    Woodsy And Warm
    Are you in on the antler trend? Get to multi-purposing and make a handy stocking hanger out of yours!
    Inspiration via We Heart It
  • Not Stockings But Shoes! 8 of 11
    Not Stockings But Shoes!
    In many foreign countries Santa fills up slippers and shoes with candy and treats instead of stockings, I love cultural differences!
    Inspiration via Content In A Cottage
  • Stocking Advent 9 of 11
    Stocking Advent
    Stockings turned advent calendar? I love it!
    Details here from Martha Stewart
  • Collection Themed 10 of 11
    Collection Themed
    Do you collect a particular thing? Why not include your stockings in on the fun? This nutcracker themed display is super fun.
    Inspiration via Martha Stewart
  • Sock Garland 11 of 11
    Sock Garland
    I kind of love the idea of using big comfy socks as stockings instead. String them together to create an advent calendar for a little something sweet.
    Details here from Martha Stewart

*lead image via House of Belonging

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