10 Ways to Hang Your Stockings Without a Mantel
Obviously, you’re never too old to have a stocking. Not only are DIY stockings super fun, but stocking stuffers are like the cherry on top of the big ticket tech item you put under the tree. But you shouldn’t be penalized for not having a mantel for said stockings. Santa may have to do a little extra work, but you’ve been so good this year that he won’t mind. From the staircase to the bedroom to ever-hipster branch decor, here are 10 DIY options to get those stockings hung with care ASAP.
1. DIY Copper Stocking Rack: If you’re not thrilled about putting nails into the wall, hang stockings on this stylish rack. Bonus: When the holidays are over, you can reuse it as a blanket rack. (via Poppytalk)
6. Branch Stocking Display: You can totally do this with a branch from your own backyard. Just make sure you pick a hefty one if you’re planning on filling those stockings with lots of goodies. (via The Merrythought)
7. In Front of the TV: Dress up the media center with your favorite stockings. Since they’re right in reach of little hands, you just might have to wait to fill them with goodies. (via Honey We’re Home)
10. DIY Ladder Stocking Holder: This DIY stocking holder is attractive and sturdy enough to handle all the loot. After the holidays you can hang other decor on it or hide it away in a tight space. (via Home Depot)
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No matter what your holiday plans look like this year, we know you want to feel present and able to embrace the warm and festive spirit to the fullest — not be bogged down by errands, stressful hosting duties, and last-minute shopping disasters. We wouldn't be surprised if one look at your December to-do list sent you into a full-on panic.