Add vintage charm to your holiday with stockings made from vintage tea towels. For spaces without a true mantle, install an old branch to hang your stockings. Adorn the stocking loops with jingle bells for even more holiday goodness.
Add vintage charm to your holiday with stockings made from vintage tea towels. For spaces without a true mantel, install an old branch to hang your stockings. Adorn the stocking loops with jingle bells for even more holiday goodness.
Make it modern this holiday season with graphic felt silhouette stockings. Decide on a holiday shape that's easy to identify, trace it directly onto colored felt with a marker, cut it out with scissors and attach to a felt stocking body with fabric glue.
Decorate your own stocking this year with each family member’s favorite garden creatures. You can make your own stockings out of felt, or you can find affordable, ready made ones at your local craft store. Draw or trace the shapes of your animals on pieces of felt with a fabric pencil and cut them out. Use fabric glue or sew the shapes onto the stockings and hang your personalized stockings up for Santa.
Singer-songwriter Christina Milian has created hits that have climbed the US Billboard charts, and now she’s opening up her home for HGTV’s Celebrity Holiday Homes. See what her home looks like after a luxe holiday makeover designed by Charles Neal, which features a lavish Hollywood-glam design.
These burlap coffee sack stockings have an effortless, vintage vibe. Sprigs of greenery peeking out of the top feel fresh and also hide the treasures inside from prying eyes. Design by Holly Mathis; sewing by Michelle Fritz
To help your kids keep track of each holiday night, make some Hanukkah stockings. Use paper bags and label each from 1-8 to represent each night of Hanukkah. Put a small gift in each bag and allow the kids to open the small gift after you light the menorah.
Coffee lovers will especially love the look and feel of repurposed burlap coffee bean sack stockings. To find them locally, simply ask your neighborhood coffee house for any discarded sacks they may have in the back. Many times, the staff will be more than happy to give them away for free. Coffee bean sacks can also be found online for approximately $5 per sack.
A native plant, meadow rue (Thalictrum aquilegiifolium) adds height and fine textured beauty to plantings. ‘Black Stockings’ sweetens any scene with black stems that contrast prettily with blue-green leaves and lavender blooms. Meadow rue flowers in mid- to late summer and makes a good streamside or back-of-the-border plant. Blossoms beckon hummingbirds and butterflies. Plants grow 48 inches tall by 24 inches wide. Hardy in Zones 5-9.