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13 Christmas Stockings You’ll Want To Hang On Your Mantle

13 Christmas Stockings You’ll Want To Hang On Your Mantle

With the holidays around the corner, you might be starting to think about buying new Christmas stockings. Whether you have new family members, are marrying into a new family, or it is just time to replace the ones you have had for decades, looking at buying your Christmas stockings early will help with the hassle later on. There are so many different types out there, so regardless of your aesthetic, you will be sure to find one that fits right in your home! 

1. Chunky Knit 

The first of many Christmas stockings ideas that we have is a chunky knit stocking. These are a more simplistic idea to have this year. If you want your house to match with all your decorations, this could be the right idea for you and your family. They are simple and go well with every decoration, and can even have your names added on. 

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2. Plaid

Plaid is one of those things that will just never go out of style, and they work perfectly with Christmas decor! With the many colors associated with Christmas, you will have endless color combinations to choose from if you choose to go with plaid this year. These can go perfectly with a rustic home or rustic Christmas themes! 

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3. Snowflakes 

Since our last two were more subtle designs, we have to go with something bold for our next idea. These bright colors with different snowflake designs are perfect for the family who goes all out for Christmas. You can’t go wrong with having bright Christmas stockings on your mantle for all your friends and family to see! 

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4. Santa’s Stockings

Probably the most commonly known style for Christmas stockings is the red and white color combination. We call these Santa’s stockings because it just fits perfectly! You can find this type of Christmas stocking in nearly any store, all you have to do is engrave or embroider the names on! 

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5. Biking

These Christmas stockings are definitely unique and harder to find, but they truly are a fun new twist on what you hang on your mantle. These Christmas characters riding their bikes through the snow is the perfect Christmas scene for your stockings. They also have more subtle color tones, so if you want to have characters without it looking too young, this is the way to go. 

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6. Characters For All

Since we went with a more mature look for Christmas characters in our last idea, this is a more kid-friendly idea that the whole family can get in on. Having a different Christmas character for every member of the family is a fun way to give everyone a unique and customized stocking this year. And of course, you are never too old to have some fun with your Christmas stockings! 

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7. Quilted Stockings

If you are looking for a cohesive look for your whole family when it comes to their stockings, finding some quilted patterns is the perfect way to go. Black and white for Christmas decorations isn’t very typical, but it can look really nice with stockings. This is perfect for your white Christmas aesthetic! Or if you want something more colorful, that will work with the quilted stockings as well! 

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8. Wooden Names 

If you want something a little fancier and long-lasting, getting some wooden names for your stockings is a great way to do this. These are perfect for a sophisticated household looking for Christmas stockings to last the family for years. The wooden names go best with the chunky knit style, but can really go with a variety of stocking styles. Whatever your family decides, these will be sure to make an impression. 

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9. Pet Stockings

We can’t leave out our furry friends on this special holiday, so of course, we have to include some Christmas stockings for your pets. Every pet needs a few treats on Christmas morning, so don’t forget to pick out a stocking for all your animals! This stocking covered with bones is perfect to differentiate as your pet’s stocking and will still go with the Christmas decor aesthetic. You can even get a slightly smaller size stocking for your pets to put on the ends of the mantle! 

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10. Christmas Scenes

If you are looking for a bold and energetic look for your new Christmas stockings, these Christmas scenes are the best way to go about it. These bright and busy stockings are perfect for people who love to go all out with the Christmas decorations. Everyone can have their name embroidered on and you can pick out a variety of colors, depending on what color scheme your Christmas decorations are. 

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11. Personalized Patterns

Having very similar patterns on your stockings, but keeping some personalization to each one is perfect for a family of any size. These reindeer and snowflakes patterns are perfect to mix and match for everyone in the family. These are also great if your family is wanting something fun with patterns but doesn’t want anything that looks too young. 

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12. Santa Belt

We are calling these stockings the Santa belt, for obvious reasons. If you want to spruce up the typical red and white stockings, try going for something different like these Santa belt stockings. They aren’t too bold but they also bring just enough personality and fun to your mantle! 

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13. Furry Friends

Some fun Christmas characters and animals as the entire stocking is a fun way to decorate your mantle. These are perfect if you have young kids in your family, but aren’t too young looking for the adults as well. Everyone can have their own character and get ready for Christmas morning. 

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Which of these Christmas stockings will you be buying for your family this year? Let us know and share with us in the comments below! 

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