Christmas Stockings – 50 DIY Fabulous Ways To Decorate Your Home

One of the best parts of the Christmas season is its memorable and unique traditions. What a fun and joyful part of the year is Christmas when we follow traditions of decorating our house and backyards with family and friends involvement. Since Generations Christmas stockings are designed and stitched during the time of this festival and it is believed that Father Christmas likes to drop holly gifts in the stockings. There are various types of Christmas stockings which invites a rampage of creativity and art when you make it. Most of the stockings are made considering the theme of the decoration for Christmas and New Year Celebrations.

Christmas Stockings Decoration Ideas With DIY Tutorials

Cheery Christmas Stockings

It is fun to create the holiday crafts of stockings using modern essentials line of fabrics. This line is very pretty and has so many vibrant colors to pick from. Stockings made from distinct fabrics and colors add lots of cheer during Christmas because of the tradition and festive excitement. Tutorial

Cheery Christmas Stockings

Burlap Christmas Stocking

Burlap Christmas stocking is made from burlap material that is a woven fabric usually made from skin of the jute plant or sisal fibers, which may be combined with other vegetable fibers to make rope, nets, and similar products. It is fun and convenient to make this type of stocking to decorate the fire place and make the kids happy every year during the Christmas festival. The method is similar to burlap bag making, where the lining is totally attach to the external fabric and the seam allowance is hidden away between the layers. While sewing burlap, the muslin lining makes the stitches on the loosely woven burlap fabric. It is traditional to create Burlap Christmas Stocking during Christmas; however, you may chose to use other favorite fabrics to design the stocking.. Whether it is a plain burlap Christmas stocking or a decorated one with some embellishments, it’s fantastic to decor your living room and lighten up children mood with surprises. Tutorial

Burlap Christmas Stocking

Sweater Stocking

Christmas time and its decorations get you into your highest creativity self. And you could surely think of opening your closet and look for some old sweaters to repurpose it for elegant new Christmas sweater stocking. It looks very attractive if you chose a nice sweater and can be decorated with shining art work. The size can be as big as you like and it is hanged besides fire place or Christmas tree. The best part is you can use the old stuff to make a new artistic sweater stocking of your choice. Tutorial

Sweater Stocking

Elf Christmas Stocking

Elves are tiny, dwarf-like creatures with pointed ears. According to traditional myth, they are youthful but immortal and believed to have magical powers that can control what you see and experience. Mythological anecdotes say they live underground, in forests, or in springs and wells, but no one really knows about it because they keep their location a secret. It is Christmas tradition of Scandinavian countries as they believed the elves helped Father Christmas. Associated with this tradition, Elves stockings are very popular and made with funky colors and designs. It is customized based on the name of the person or the message one like to have on the stockings. All such stockings are fully lined and double stitched attached with extras like jingle bells and name tag. Children are very fond of such stockings as it has a fur cuff and a large jingle bell on the toe which gives it very funky look. Tutorial

Elf Christmas Stocking

Last Minute Stocking

One of our favorite DIY projects is handmade, easy to create and quick produce last minute pair of stockings. It can be made from any fabric with lots of fun and while watching your favorite sitcom. Just by using the material of fleece for both layers and decorating it with Santa shaped fur makes your last minute stocking ready. Just grab your favorite color ribbon to do the finishing and in minimum time this DIY craft of Christmas fur stocking is ready for you. Tutorial

Last Minute Stocking

Fur and Flannel Stockings

One of the most trending types of stockings is faux fur and flannel material stocking. It gives a rich look and is attached to the fire place, decorated to the tables or hanged on the walls. It is traditional to hang such stockings besides the mirrors as it gives a very classy look due to the fur used in the stockings. With these piles of soft, cozy fabrics and fur, you can design new stockings and Christmas decor for this year. With this DIY Fur and Flannel Stockings, you can create the cozy living room for the holiday season with this type of stockings taking center stage over the fireplace. Tutorial

Fur and Flannel Stockings

Crochet Snowman Stocking

Happy holiday decoration is not complete without a snowman stocking especially made out of Crochet. Snowman stocking from Crochet can be spiced up with a snowman theme decor during this Christmas. You can make the stocking design as per your choice using different colored snowman clothes in the stocking. It looks absolutely beautiful when hanged near the fire place or children room as Children love snowman. This is the easiest stocking to make from Crochet as it is only one piece. It looks very attractive when we make the face of this stockings by using buttons for eye, nose and lips. Tutorial

Crochet Snowman Stocking

Felt Christmas Stockings

DIY felt Christmas stockings are adorable as they can be made from different materials and is make. It is usually made to match the theme of the decoration. In this Arctic theme, window clings, Santa creative letters, gift wrap, gift tags and gift toppers are used. For your Cozy Christmas evening, you can surely try to make such Christmas stockings that are wonderful to be felt and can be customized as per our choice of designs. Tutorial

Felt Christmas Stockings

His and Her Stockings

His and Her stockings are the most creative and significant traditional stockings. It is easy to DIY this project as it is made from variety of fabrics including cotton, checks, burlap, felt material, soft material, etc. The artistic part of this design is that both the stockings are made customized that is one for male and one for female. Female stocking is more elegant decorated with work or ribbons. It looks finest when hanged this pair of stockings on the Christmas table along with star, glasses, lanterns, candle stands, greeneries, lights, golden balls and other decorations. Tutorial

His and Her Stockings

DIY Felt Stocking

It is wonderful to work with beautiful 100% wool felt which has crisp cuts, pretty colors, and soft feel compared to other types of felt stocking material. For this project I chose 100% wool made of felt. While shopping at a local craft store for supplies, you may look for felt-by-the-yard that has a high percentage of wool in it. This project does require a sewing machine. If you wish to skip the top stitching then you may simply glue the pieces into place. You’ll still need to sew the stocking front and back together which can be handmade as well. Cutting is the most tedious part, but once you’re done; the project will come together quickly. Tutorial

DIY Felt Stocking

Falling Flakes Stocking

Falling Flake Stocking is the most creative and interesting DIY project. It requires you to select various fabrics because such stockings are made of multiple fabrics. Here, we have taken different quilts with different designs and sewed in order to make colorful, soft and adorable falling flakes stocking. It is very simple and fun to create as you can chose as many as quilt designs you want to give the feel or colorful and funky decor. Tutorial

Falling Flakes Stocking

No-Sew Christmas Stockings

No-sew stockings can be made from different materials like felt wool, crochet, cotton fabric, burlap, quilt, etc. This DIY no-sew Christmas stockings are very artistic and funky made for friends and family. It looks very much funky and adds to the holiday mood if added with faux fur and pom pom material. It is very easy to make and enhances the garden decoration. Tutorial

No-Sew Christmas Stockings

Chester Cat Stocking

Chester Cat Stocking is made out of the tradition of cat in the stocking and hook on its head. It is usually made from single crochet. To add to the look double color of Santa is used which is white and red. It is very simple DIY project yet very much attractive and creative to make. It looks fabulous when we put the Chester cat in the stocking and hang it near the fire place or the Christmas tree table. Chester is the curious little cat who loves hiding in the stocking. It is stuffed in the stocking in such a way that its arms and legs are bendable with its wire. It hides special goodies in it. Tutorial

Chester Cat Stocking

Tassel Stockings

Tassel stockings are the easiest and simplest DIY but it gives great joy while making it as it has fun element in its material. It is a low cost and big impact craft and you can create it easily while watching movies or listening to music in your backyard. You can chose the most funky readymade stockings and prepare tassel and pom from vibrant colors of yarn. Once it is made you can stitch it with pom and tassel and jingle bells on the stockings. To add a little fun, you can make a hat of fur and buttons to decorate eyes for Tassel decorative stockings. Tutorial

Tassel Stockings

Graphic Stockings

DIY graphic stockings are amazing and easy to do. In this holiday season, you can use this Whipped up these DIY graphic stockings. Graphic stockings are trendy and very much simplistic to design. We can customize it as per our desire and tag the people to whom we are sending it for a Christmas gift. You could fill it with cute stickers, tattoos, nail polish, lottery tickets, and the works. It would be the remarkable gift ever. Tutorial

Graphic Stockings

Printable Stocking

Printable stocking for Christmas can be made of paper crafts or fabrics. It is simple and inexpensive to DIY this craft. If you use the paper, it would be loved by the Children. Once you select the theme and the gifts that you would like to attach with this stocking, you can customize the design and use whimsical and non-traditional colors like used in the image. Tutorial

Printable Stocking

Ice Cream Cone Stocking

While there are festive decorations everywhere during the Christmas holidays, you can select decor and make creative artistic ice cream cone stockings. You can prepare an ice cream cone stocking DIY such that Santa prefers an ice cream to a plate of milk and cookies. It would be a great idea to make personalized ice-cream stocking for each family member or friend considering their favorite flavor. Some of the ideas of flavors are mint choc chip, vanilla, vanilla choc top with crushed nuts and a cherry, favorite strawberry with sparkles. Tutorial

Ice Cream Cone Stocking

Cuffed Christmas Stocking

You can add style to your holiday decor this year by creating personalized cuffed Christmas stockings with Classic and traditional Stocking pattern. It’s very interesting to make this DIY cuffed Christmas stocking as it is made of various fabrics and other materials to decorate it. A full set of these Christmas stockings can easily be completed within few days. Tutorial

Cuffed Christmas Stocking

Oversized Paper Stockings

It is a tradition to hang Oversized, paper, fringed stockings over the most adorable mid-century modern fireplace during the Christmas and New Year. Oversized paper stockings DIY projects are incredibly easy to make and low cost. Besides having a whimsical look, those are such a fun decoration to have as traditional stockings. It can be made of no-sew and paper and party supplies that are easily accessible and cheap. Here we have used traditional red, green, and silver palette, however, you can personalize the colors as per your choice These DIY oversized stockings make a perfect addition to your Christmas decor and to deck your Halls. Tutorial

Oversized Paper Stockings

Printed Paper Stockings

Printed Paper stockings are handmade with lots of ease and creativity. Large printings are used with bigger bears or embellishments to decorate a fireplace or a door. You can also use such paper stockings as gift bags for kids to fill small toys and chocolates. Tutorial

Printed Paper Stockings

Black, White & Green Stockings

You can pick up a color theme in order to decorate your house for the Christmas and New Year. Black, White and green Stockings are made as per the suitability of the Christmas decoration theme. Stockings are of different size and cuffed with black fabric to match with the theme. Once you are finished making it, it looks fabulous to decor it by hanging on the stairs. Tutorial

Black, White & Green Stockings

Kids Stocking

For this Christmas, we have created stockings for kids which they can color and then thread together. This DIY kids stocking for Christmas is filled with candies, cute socks, nail paints, erasers, mini pencils, bubble bath, yo-yo, toy car, cute soaps, stickers, CD, personalized Santa, glow sticks etc. It’s incredible fun for kids to color the stockings with crayons, markers and lots of holiday stickers. It’s a perfect gift for Christmas and while making it, you can kick the boredom away. Tutorial

Kids Stocking

No Sew Stockings

No-sew stockings can be made from different materials like felt wool, crochet, cotton fabric, burlap, quilt, etc. This DIY no-sew Christmas stockings are very artistic and funky made for friends and family. It looks very much funky and adds to the holiday mood if added with faux fur and pom pom material. It is very easy to make and enhances the garden decoration. Tutorial

No Sew Stockings

Pom Pom Felt Stockings

When it comes to creating stockings for your cute kids, Pom Pom is perfect piece of craft that you can make. It’s not just simple and easy to create; it is so much fun and looks absolutely amazing to kids. All you require to do is chose colorful knits and cut them into pom pom shape. Once you have Pom Pom of different colors and sizes, you can stitch it to the stockings you have created for your kids. It is mostly hanged in Children room or besides their bed. Tutorial

Pom Pom Felt Stockings

Mixed Print Fur Stockings

Christmas is a festival where the households have all the different variety of stockings each prepared with art and creativity. It is exciting to select different prints to prepare mixed print stockings and then add a fur on it to give a classy look. It looks amazing when hanged near the fire place or master bedroom. Tutorial

Mixed Print Fur Stockings

Branch Stocking Display

Branch stocking display is essentially part of minimalistic display and gives a traditional raw feeling while decorating. These DIY stockings are designed and created to be hanged on one of the Christmas tree branch. Usually clothing stores and outlets include this type of theme for their product displays during Christmas. Tutorial

Branch Stocking Display

Personalized Christmas Stockings

One of the most fun activities during Christmas is designing personalized stockings where you can us different type of fabrics and accessories to decorate it as per the personalisation you would like to do. Mostly people use fur, felt clothes, cuffing, glitter works, name tags, letters, shapes of animals and objects, cowboy styles, urban style decoration to create personalized stocking for Christmas. Tutorial

Personalized Christmas Stockings

Felt Stockings with Tassels & Poms

You can get felt wool easily from the super market if you would like to create woolen felt stockings for Christmas. Alternatively, we can use woolen sweaters to make the stockings and then design tassels and Poms of different colors to use as embellishment on the stockings. It looks very elegant and Children just love tassel and Poms stockings. Tutorial

Felt Stockings with Tassels and Poms

Cactus Christmas Stocking

Of all the different creative makings of Stockings for Christmas, Cactus stocking is fun as well as traditional. It is designed when the theme is of Jungle and green for the Christmas. It looks perfect when there is a snow and greenery decor in your home. The shape of the cactus is designed and stitched with the stocking of any color to make it look apt for the occasion. Tutorial

Cactus Christmas Stocking

Tinsel Typography Stockings

Tinsel is a type of decorative material that gives the effect of ice and it consists of thin strips of sparkling material attached to a thread. You can create excellent Tinsel Typography Stockings by stitching such threads on the stockings and writing any personalized message on it. It is a fantastic decor for hanging on the Christmas Fire place. Tutorial

Tinsel Typography Stockings

Stitched Stocking

Stitched Stocking are very trendy and common during the time of Christmas and New Year. All you require to do is select your own unique theme and based on that decide on the material or fabric you would like to use to prepare Christmas stitched clothing. Tutorial

Stitched Stocking

Stenciled Stockings

One of my most favorite fabrics is Stenciled when it comes to create stockings for Christmas. Best part of using this kind of material is that you can use it from the curtain or pillow cover leftovers and thus match the furniture of your home. Stenciled Christmas stocking designs can be of reindeer, flowers, snowman, etc as per your choice. It looks very classy when you chose light or white color. Tutorial

Stenciled Stockings

Stocking Gift Tags

It is fun to make gift tags of your own during the Christmas season. You can do this DIY with the help of your children as well as they would enjoy the use of paper and crayons that this DIY gift tags require. You can cut out different stockings shape tags from one piece of thick paper after drawing shapes of stockings of your choice. Tutorial

Stocking Gift Tags

Classic Christmas Stockings

For any Classic Christmas Stockings, we use wools preferably red, white and green colored. It is traditional and widely believed that Santa comes clad in Red and white so it match the theme of Christmas Decor. Tutorial

Classic Christmas Stockings

Drop Cloth Stockings

You can easily make drop cloth stockings as your DIY project for Christmas. All you require to do is buy a drop cloth from home decor shop and it is very cost effective. It is available for very low cost. You can embellish it with elegant check material and tassel ropes to make it look beautiful. You can place this near fire place or hang it on the black piano if you have one. Tutorial

Drop Cloth Stockings

Fruity Christmas Stockings

When you get to design the shape of fruits on your wools, it’s amazing. Yes, during the time of Christmas, it is common to create stockings out of popular fruit shapes. Some of the most popular shapes are apple, pineapple, cherries, strawberry banana etc. Tutorial

Fruity Christmas Stockings

Sweater Christmas Stockings

Sweater Christmas Stockings helps you to create very low cost DIY crafts made out of your old Sweaters. All you require to do is select some great colors and use DIY decorations to prepare Sweater Stockings for Christmas. It can be used to decorate Children room and living room. Tutorial

Sweater Christmas Stockings

Monogrammed Stockings

Creativity know no limits when there is time to create Stockings for Christmas. And the fun is double fold by attaching monograms. This is widely used to design personalized stockings. We can write names of each family member or use such monograms to gift the Christmas stockings to friends or neighbors. Tutorial

Monogrammed Stockings

Stocking Garland

The Fire work place or the Christmas Holy Mantle looks best when it is decorated by Garland made of colorful and personalized Christmas stockings. It is auspicious to have a Stocking Garland and it could be placed near the entrance or Christmas table for New year and Christmas decoration. Tutorial

Stocking Garland

Classic Cuffed Christmas Stockings

The most creative DIY is to create Christmas stockings with classic Cuffed Christmas Stocking pattern. You can use your favorite fabrics and it will take only few days to complete this project. Tutorial

Classic Cuffed Christmas Stockings

Vintage Tablecloth Christmas Stockings

Vintage table cloth stockings are the most traditional craft work. It can be used when you have selected the traditional theme. The old table clothes are cut and stitched into stockings to give a vintage look to the decor. Tutorial

Vintage Tablecloth Christmas Stockings

Striped Christmas Stockings

Using strips for creating the Christmas stockings is the best way of adding colorful look to the Christmas decor. The theme of striped stockings can be matched with house furniture and can be hanged near the fireplace or Christmas table. Tutorial

Striped Christmas Stockings

Denim Christmas Stockings

How wonderful it is to be able to use your old denim to prepare a trendy and modern Christmas stocking for the festival decor. Those are very cute when you keep pockets on the denim and stitch patches of mixed print fabric or checks fabric. It is perfect for wall hanging and children room decor. Tutorial

Denim Christmas Stockings

Gilly flowers Christmas Stockings

It’s marvelous to decorate your knitted Christmas stockings with the bunch of Gilly flowers. It looks elegant when you use the net material to give feminist touch. You can use other embellishments
along with Gilly flowers, decorative buttons, ribbons and colorful beads. Tutorial

Gilly flowers Christmas Stockings

Customized Stocking

It’s an incredible fun to create Customized Stocking DIY. You can use different shapes of nature objects, animals or family members favorite food to adopt one theme of customized stocking. Once you have selected the theme, you can involve family members to get more ideas on making of Christmas customized stocking. You can use any fabric and material to personalize. Tutorial

Customized Stocking

Quilted Christmas Stocking

We all have purchase different quality and material quilts for our house. The best DIY quilted Christmas stocking can be made out of different colorful quilts available at our home. It looks very much funky and usually loved by children. Tutorial

Quilted Christmas Stocking

Shabby Chic Christmas Stockings

It is favorite activity for little girls to be able to DIY shabby Chic Christmas Stockings. It is made up of various feminine material like net and roses. Mostly cream color is used to give the perfect princess look. Tutorial

Shabby Chic Christmas Stockings

White Christmas Stocking

When you have selected the snow theme for your Christmas decoration, you would surely think of classy and elegant while Christmas stocking. It can be made out of many attractive fabrics especially wool, net, or just classic stocking material. It gives marvelous feel to the snowy decor in your living area. Tutorial

White Christmas Stocking

Burlap Christmas Stocking Fish

Using Burlap to DIY the Christmas decoration is brilliant idea due to its cost effectiveness and easy availability of burlap material. It looks very elegant and can be matched with rustic Christmas decor theme giving it a fish shape. Tutorial

Burlap Christmas Stocking Fish

Turquoise Christmas Stockings

Turquoise Christmas Stockings are very auspicious to have during Christmas celebration. Traditionally many families like to get the turquoise colored paint and decoration during Christmas. You can use it combination of while and turquoise color to decorate the living area. Turquoise stockings look fabulous on the Christmas tables, stocking hanger, children room bed, fire place decor, etc. Tutorial

Turquoise Christmas Stockings

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