5 Great Ways to Hang Your Stockings Without a Mantel

Not sure how to hang Christmas stockings without a mantel? No fireplace (real or faux) mantle in sight? I don’t have a mantel in our home, so each year I come up with a fun way to hang my stockings without a mantel.

This year I decided to use our entry console table to hang our stockings… and thought I’d show you how I did ours and give you other creative ways to hang your stockings too!

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5 Great Ways To Hang Your Stockings Without A Mantel

  1. Entry Console Table: I simply used Commands Strips (that hold up to 3 lbs each) on the top of the console. Then I covered them with a little faux snow and hung my stockings. So easy, and it looks amazing!

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If you want to see more of my Christmas decorating ideas, you’ll find them in my Modern, Mixed-Metal & Blush Christmas Home Tour here. Note: if you have heavy items to place in your stockings, Command Strips come in heavier weight sizes.

  1. Branch Stocking Display: Pull a branch from your backyard or snag a free one from a Christmas tree lot (or friendly, neighborhood Lowe’s). Make sure you pick a strong one if you’re planning on filling the stockings pretty full.

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  1. DIY Wooden Box Stocking Holder: I love this buffalo check DIY by the talented ladies at Lolly Jane. You could place your wooden box stocking holder on a table, entry console, bar cart, bedroom side table, etc.

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  1. Hanging Shelf: Do you have a shelf handy? This darling idea of using clothespins to string up the stockings on a piece of rope is oh-so-fun.

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  1. Bedroom Headboard: Why not hang stockings right in the bedroom? You can use command strips (as seen in #1 above) and hang the stocking right on the headboard.

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Just remember… No mantle, no problem! I hope these 5 great ways to hang your stockings without a mantel have inspired you.

Do you have a fun, creative way to hang Christmas stockings without a mantle? Please share in the comments below.

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5 Comments

  1. Loved your clever console idea and round-up of beautiful ways to hang stockings!! Even with a mantel in my house, I love all your featured ideas!! Beautiful holiday decorating, Tana!!

  2. I don’t have stairs but I’ve seen people hang stockings on banisters and it’s so cute! Brooke from Nesting With Grace hung hers on her banister and I thought it was a pretty clever stand-in for a mantel. Love your round up of ideas!

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