DIY Christmas Stocking Holders Ideas

Christmas is not complete until all the stockings have been lovingly hung. Traditionally we string them from the mantle – although we can get much more creative than that. For example ladders, branches, rails, and even pallets can be used too.

1. Mini Rail

Mini Rail

2. Rudolph Hooks

Rudolph Hooks
This makes a great addition to your Christmas decor year after year. A large piece of wood is painted with a distressed white look and then decorated with a quote. Add Rudolph heads add red knobs at the nose for the stockings.
Instructions youtube

3. Stocking Holder

Stocking Holder
Instructions youtube

4. Picket Fence Stocking Holder

Picket Fence Stocking Holder


5. Fence Stocking Holder

Fence Stocking Holder

6. Upcycled Ladder Stocking Holder

Upcycled Ladder Stocking Holder
Ladders are a fantastic idea for storage and also for decorating. Adorn with a string of lights around the ladder to make it even more festive then hang your stockings.
Instructions youtube

7. Command Strips

Command Strips

8. Christmas Ladder Stocking Holder

Christmas Ladder Stocking Holder

9. Pallet Stocking Holder

Pallet Stocking Holder

10. Christmas Tree Stocking Hanger

Christmas Tree Stocking Hanger

11. On a Rail

On a Rail
No fireplace or mantle? Hang stockings on a curtain rod using 2-3 stocking hangers – on a ledge, shelf or TV stand/entertainment center! A great way to hang Christmas stockings for those who don’t have a fireplace mantle. Supplies used include a 24″x6″ painted board, a 24″-48″ curtain rod supported by two 3M Command hooks.

12. For a Larger Family

For a Larger Family
12 stockings are hung on a plastic cafe rod and 4 star stocking holders.

13. From a Shelf

From a Shelf


14. Scrap Wood Stocking Holder

Scrap Wood Stocking Holder
For a really unique way to hang your Christmas stockings make a free standing post from scrap wood. The shimmering candy cane stripes rally add a touch of magic to the look.

15. Branch Stocking Holder

Branch Stocking Holder
If you have no fireplace mantel to hang your stockings – make this tree branch stocking holder.
You’ll need a tree branch, cup screws, and wire.

16. Christmas Stocking Stand

Christmas Stocking Stand

17. Pallet Stocking Holder

Pallet Stocking Holder
Make your own rustic stocking hanger by upcycling an old pallet and adding star-shaped hooks.

18. Best Stocking Holder

Best Stocking Holder
The stockings actually stay hanging when packed full on Christmas morning!

19. Garland

Garland
Hang up stockings on an empty wall with command strips, then cover up the command strips with a festive garland.

20. Free Standing

Free Standing
A perfect solution to having many stockings and uses little space.

21. Pallet Stocking Holder

Pallet Stocking Holder
Here a pallet is turned into a stocking holder and words added.

22. Snowman Stocking Holder

Snowman Stocking Holder
This snowman stocking holder is neat enough to fit in any corner.

23. Pallet Stocking Hanger

Pallet Stocking Hanger

24. North Pole Stocking Stand

North Pole Stocking Stand

25. Shower Curtain Rod

Shower Curtain Rod
Too many stockings, not enough hangers… No worries. Just use a cheap shower curtain rod!

26. The Stockings were Hung

The Stockings were Hung

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