One of the most traditional Christmas customs is the hanging of the stockings. Everyone knows they go on the mantel, above the fireplace. The fireplace is often the centerpiece of Christmas decor. But what happens when there’s no fireplace– how do you hang stockings with no mantel? You get creative!
Check out these great ways to hang stockings with no mantel:
You can always have some fun and make your own! (source)
We love this ladder option for hanging stockings. It seems so cozy, and there are lots of ways to customize to match your decor (source)
Shutters with garland. Why didn’t we think of that? Also lots of color and style opportunities here to make it fit for your home. See the tutorial here.
A dresser makes a great mantel substitute, too. The knobs are perfect for holding stockings and the top can be adorned with your favorite decorations. (source)
Here’s another way to hang stockings with no mantel. This festive hutch makes a great focal point for Christmas decor.
Hmmm, is finding a place to hang your stocking really the only challenge? Here’s a sweet, re-positionable solution – space is at a premium over the holidays, isn’t it? And no need to drill holes anywhere (affiliate)
Other ideas to consider:
What about a washi tape Christmas tree wall! Placed behind a gift table, this quickly becomes a fun, quirky focal point!
Here’s a round up of ideas for making the staircase the star of your decor! Folks will enjoy this look so much they won’t even think to look for your Christmas tree!
And in the end, if it comes down to you HAVING to have a fireplace, but your budget doesn’t include a major renovation, these babies are an affordable-ish alternative. Just pick a wall with some space and plug it in! (affiliate)