No Mantel? No Problem! How to Hang Stockings!

No mantel? No problem! Other creative ways to hang stockings!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)

DIY faux fireplace for handing stockings

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)

ladder for hanging stockings

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.

Use shutters as a place to hang stockings should you not have a fireplace.:

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)

hang stockings on cabinet or drawer knobs or handles when you don't have a fireplace

Here’s another way to hang stockings with no mantel. This festive hutch makes a great focal point for Christmas decor.

another way to hang stockings without a fireplace

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)

a rack for hanging stockings when you don't have a place to hang them above a fireplace or from a mantel

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!

make a christmas tree wall with washi tape - a great backdrop for stockings

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!

Modern Snowflake Garland on staircase

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)

Real Flame Ashley Indoor Gel Fireplace - Mahogany

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