Now that we’ve shown you how to hang stockings without a mantel, it’s time to get creative with your very own DIY stockings. This holiday season, get inspired by non-traditional designs like cacti or comfy-cozy materials like upcycled sweaters. Just be sure your DIY stocking stuffers are on fleek too. Sound overwhelming? It doesn’t have to be! Make a night of it by whipping up some spiked hot cocoa, turning on your fave holiday movie and making your way to a festive holiday.

1. Holiday Batik Indigo Stockings: For a non-traditional look, try your hand at these gorgeous indigo stockings. It’s like tie-dyeing for grown-ups. (via Brit + Co)

2. Cactus Christmas Stockings: Play up the traditional colors of red and green in a new way. Get this adorable, prickly look with felt and yarn. (via My Poppet Makes)

3. Monogram Pom Pom Stocking: If the simple things in life do it for you, monogram your first initial onto a stocking and finish off with a matching pom pom trim. Red and white are a classy pairing, but feel free to change it up. (via Studio DIY)

4. Felt Stockings With Tassels and Poms: Take an extra step to really personalize your stockings with hand-stitched names. Add a colorful cluster of poms poms and a yarn tassel to finish it off. (via A New Bloom)

5. Gray Knit Stocking: Worried about your mantel decor clashing with the colors/patterns of your stocking? Don’t sweat it. Go monotone! It doesn’t take much to make a statement going the minimal route. (via The Merrythought)

6. Woven Stocking: If you have a knack for weaving, put your skills to the test with this DIY. Use several different colors of wool to replicate this bold color explosion. (via A Beautiful Mess)

7. DIY Embellished Holiday Stockings: Need some mantel decor in a hurry? Hack these adorably embellished stockings using none other than craft supply-closet staple VELCRO. (via Brit + Co)

8. Fruity Christmas Stockings: If you live in a warm climate, playing with bright colors should feel natural. Craft these fun fruity stockings with felt in assorted colors, craft glue and a sewing kit. (via My Poppet Makes)

9. Christmas Pom Pom Stocking: Upgrade a simple black and white stocking by incorporating gold accents and a pair of pom poms. Not gonna lie — effortless chic is pretty effortless. (via Craft Hunter)

10. Furry Stockings: Get this luxe look with faux fur material from your craft store. Cut out your stocking shape and use a sewing kit to stitch it up! (via Poppytalk)

11. Scrap Fabric Stocking: Reduce, reuse and recycle with this easy DIY made out of fabric scraps. Mix and match patterns for a one-of-a-kind stocking. (via Fall for DIY)

12. Fabric Christmas Stockings: Here’s another stocking you can make out of fabric scraps. Finish it off with a faux fur trim for this cute ‘n’ easy look. (via Julep)

13. Gold Sequin and Velvet Stocking ($38): Gold sequins will up the glam factor of any stocking. When it comes to holiday decor, we say the more bling, the better.

14. Stitched Stocking: Several shades of red come together to create this pretty stitched stocking. Get a crafty look with felt and your everyday knitting supplies. (via Tell Love and Party)

15. Colorful Pom Pom Stockings ($40): Who knew a colorful pom pom trim was all the detail you needed? You can easily DIY these playful little guys.

16. Sweater Stocking: Upcycle an old sweater (yours or thrifted) to create one cozy knitted stocking. The plus? You don’t have to knit anything — just stitch together the edges. (via Treasures & Travels)

17. Christmas Tree Stockings: Recreate this easy DIY using canvas drop cloth and leather. Cut out the desired stocking shape from the drop cloth, cut out triangle trees from leather and use fabric glue to add the trees to the stocking. The finished product will be cute stockings with a hint of rustic cozy. (via Kojodesigns)

18. Disney Frozen Stockings: Do you want to build a stocking? This Disney-inspired look is a sure winner for anyone with little ‘uns who are Frozen fans. (via My Sister’s Suitcase)

What kind of stockings will you be hanging this year? Show us your DIY stocking by tagging us on Instagram + using hashtag #iamcreative!