16 Christmas Stockings That'll Sleigh Your Mantel

Stockings this cute means you get twice the presents.

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If you're in desperate need of updating your Christmas stockings, you've come to the right place. You could buy some brand new ones, or try out some creative DIY's—we've got options for both. No matter what your skill level or price range, you'll find something on this list to dress up your mantel. Once you've got your stocking, don't miss our favorite gifts to tuck inside!

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Lolz for Days

We're millennials and we aren't even sorry.

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More: 20 Creative Ways to Personalize Your Christmas Stockings

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felt christmas stockings
Michael Partenio
Felt FTW!

Pick between pinwheels, stripes, faux foliage, or your own embellishments to finish these cuties off.

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Interiors by Sarah Langtry
Shake Your Pom-Poms

We're so here for the pom-pom trim on these neutral stockings.

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LaurenAstonDesigns on Etsy
Chunky Knit

Oversize knits are so in right now.

$81, esty.com

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Happy at Home
Stripes on Stripes

To get your DIY stocking to lay flat, don't forget to trim the seam allowance along the heel and toe. Removing the excess fabric prevents any bumps or wrinkles.

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Tell Love and Party
Squad Goals

Gangs all here.

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Kick Kitschy To The Curb

Bold, geometric patterns are exactly what the holidays were missing.

$13, etsy.com

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<p>Whether it's a name or a pattern, decorating your stocking with a phrase made out of tinsel immediately looks festive.</p><p><a href="http://theproperblog.com/diy/diy-tinsel-typography-christmas-stockings/" target="_blank"><em>Get the tutorial at Proper »</em></a> </p>
Proper
Turn Up For Tinsel

If you've got zero sewing skills, decorate your stockings with tinsel instead.

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<p>Burlap is great for so many country-chic crafts —  like this stocking, which has a final touch of white eyelet trim.</p><p><a href="http://www.allparenting.com/my-home/articles/969677/make-your-own-pretty-burlap-christmas-stockings" target="_blank"><em>Get the tutorial at All Parenting »</em></a> </p>
All Parenting
Christmas In The Country

Don't let your generic stocking be the eyesore of your farmhouse-style decor—make these burlap beauties instead.

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A simple set of stripes offer a bold statement when the two colors pop (like white and lime green).

 Get the tutorial at Craftaholics Anonymous »
Craftaholics Anonymous
Christmas Purist

If it's not green and red, it's not Christmas, OK?!

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<p>Making use of leftover materials is just smart — and fun! This blogger used old flannel shirts to craft her stockings. </p><p><a href="http://www.gina-michele.com/2013/11/diy-rustic-upcycled-christmas-stocking.html" target="_blank"><em>Get the tutorial at Gina Michele »</em></a> </p>
Gina Michele
Bless Up(cycling)

Maybe the most creative use for old flannel shirts yet.

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Every Who Down In Whoville

These bold patterned, colorful stockings would make any Who proud.

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<p>Patchwork is a technique that's been around for quite some time           —  this blogger used a leftover piece of scrap fabric, held in place with a button, to hang from her mantle. </p><p><a href="http://blog.basicgrey.com/?p=3882" target="_blank"><em>Get the tutorial at Basic Grey »</em></a> </p>
Basic Grey
Patch It Up

Yeah—we're bringing patchwork back.

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For those who are crafty with a crochet needle, create a hefty stocking that is able to hold  tons of goodies. 

 Get the tutorial at Red Heart »
Red Heart
Crochet All Day

If you can work a crochet needle, you need to make these adorbs stockings.

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If you (or mom, or grandma) has got a few old holiday tablecloths they don't have any use for, turn them into a stocking. 

 Get the tutorial at My So Called Crafty Life »
My So Called Crafty Life
Vintage Vibes

If you (or mom, or grandma) have a few old holiday tablecloths lying around, turn them into a stocking.

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<p>Missing the warm days of summer? DIY a set of stockings that look just like your favorite colorful fruits.</p><p><a href="http://mypoppet.com.au/makes/2014/11/diy-fruity-christmas-stockings-with-free-pattern.html" target="_blank"><em>Get the tutorial at My Poppet Makes »</em></a></p>
My Poppet Makes
Fruit Loop

We're missing summer hard.

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