10 Creative Ways to Hang Your Stockings This Christmas

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By: Cherry Parry
Published: December 18, 2015
Last Update: February 26, 2023
Tis the Season! It's time to get out the Christmas decorations and make your home a little more festive for Santa's arrival. If you are looking for unique ideas to hang your stockings this year, we have you covered. You don't have to stick to the norm and hang your stockings by the chimney with care this year. There are so many other, unique ways, to hang these Christmas essentials in your home – ways that will ensure Santa won't miss them and will certainly be impressed by them. Read below to find 10 clever and cheap ways to bring a little extra Christmas pizzazz to your home this year. 10 Creative Ways to Hang Your Stockings This Christmas

1. Natural

You can go au naturale this year and use a pine bough hung from twine in your living room. Hang your colorful stockings from the bough for a festive – and cheap – way to welcome Santa this year. Natural

2. Classic

Hanging your stockings on the stair railing is a very classic and beautiful holiday look. You can add some garland and lights for an extra punch of festivity. Classic

3. Clothesline

For a homey, traditional look, try hanging up a string along a bookshelf or cabinet in your home and then hanging your stockings off of it. It's a very unique and warm look. Clothesline

4. Piano

If you have an upright piano, why not use it for your stockings. Add some Christmas decorations on the top of the piano with some garland and then display your stockings for a fun, unique look. Piano

5. Ladder

If you're going for a country style look, place an old ladder in the corner of your home and hang your decorative stockings along each rail. It will be a very fun and eye-catching look for your guests - and for Santa too. Ladder

6. Coat Rack

Anything with pegs – such as coat racks or a shelf – are the perfect area to hang your stockings. You can add in some Christmas decorations or a wreath for an extra festive look. Coat Rack

7. Bedroom

Who says you can't decorate your bedroom for Christmas? Bring a little Christmas cheer into your room this year by hanging your stockings at the foot of the bed. Maybe the little ones will even hear Santa coming into the room to fill them up! Bedroom

8. Bookshelf

You can add some holiday cheer to your favourite reading area by hanging your stockings for all to see. It will add some holiday punch to an area that usually is filled with just books. Bookshelf

9. Makeshift Mantel

If you have an old door or headboard lying around your garage collecting dust, why not put it on display in your home and hang your stockings from it? It will be a unique piece of holiday spirt that will have your guests talking. Makeshift Mantel

10. Stand Alone Shelf

If you have any shelves in your home that don't have a lot of stuff on them, try dressing them up by hanging your colourful stockings from them. It's a good way to bring some festive cheer into your home, not to mention the perfect way to ensure Santa doesn't miss them. Stand alone shelf