How To Choose The Right Christmas Stockings For Your Home

Christmas Stockings

How To Choose The Right Christmas Stockings For Your Home

How do you find the perfect Christmas stockings for everyone? Here are tips and ideas on finding just the right holiday stockings for your home.

Christmas stockings hung up by the fireplace can add a touch of warmth to your holiday décor. They’re a lovely Christmas tradition, especially for kids, and in addition to being pretty to look at they’re an enjoyable part of the holiday season, making Christmas morning more magical and fun for the whole family.

Just like your Christmas tree, stockings are a big part of your home décor during the holiday season, particularity your fireplace mantel, staircase or wherever you choose to hang them up. Christmas stockings are also very personal, often representing the family member’s personality, interests and other unique characteristics. So how do you find the perfect Christmas stockings for everyone?

When shopping for new Christmas stockings make sure to get ones you really love with colors, designs and custom details you’ll enjoy putting up year after year. If the stockings are meant to hold majority of the gifts you give, then go with oversized Christmas stockings or ones that are a bit more roomy. If you only use stockings for small gifts or stocking stuffers, then you can go with something smaller or more delicate. The stocking holder you choose is also important, both in terms of look and functionality. First and foremost, make sure that it can hold both the stocking and its contents.

To create a coordinated look, you can get matching Christmas stockings for everyone in the family — and even a matching tree skirt and other holiday decor to complete your holiday family room look. Traditional colors, like red, green and white will never go out of style and the red velvet stocking with white fur trim will always remain a classic.

Red Velvet Christmas Stockings

But today you can find Christmas stockings to match any holiday decor, from fancy and elegant stockings with beautiful sparkling details, to rustic burlap and knit stockings that add a bit of homey charm. There are many options for kids, too, with stockings featuring popular cartoons and movie characters or their favorite Christmas characters, like elves, reindeer and snowmen. And with plenty of ways to personalize your Christmas stockings you can make sure that they’re a hit with everyone in the family.

Here are some unique Christmas stockings ideas that will fit any home decor, style and personality.

Elegant Christmas Stockings

elegant gold Christmas stockings

If your goal is to create a polished holiday look, opt for the beautiful Christmas stockings in our collection that feature plush velvet, delicate embroidery, jeweled accents and tons of sparking details.

Our gold jeweled velvet embroidered stockings will add sparkle and glamour to your holiday mantle and will work perfectly with a gold themed Christmas tree. You can add a matching tree skirt that can be personalized with your family name embroidered on the trim for a beautifully coordinated look. The stockings and tree skirt feature gold hanging ornament details accented with gold thread and jewels. This dazzling design definitely adds some sparkle and shine!

Modern Christmas Stockings

Classic Elegant Christmas Stockings

For a modern twist on the classic red, white and green design, our holiday wreath Christmas stockings walk the line between traditional and contemporary. Each stocking is personalized with the first initial and name and the popular design coordinates with other holiday decor items, like our holiday wreath throw pillow, slate family plaque, holiday doormats and more.

If your home has a contemporary feel with clean lines, a simple, neutral color pallate and minimal accessories then the holiday wreath design should work well in your family room.

Rustic Burlap Christmas Stockings

Burlap Christmas Stockings

To create a chic and sophisticated look with more of a bucolic style in mind, consider one of our beautiful burlap Christmas stockings. Handcrafted from burlap and cotton canvas, this personalized stocking comes in your choice of three designs, featuring a snowflake, Christmas tree and reindeer. You can also add a matching tree skirt.

If your home already has the rustic country look filled with natural wood and stone details, eclectic finds and farmhouse accents, then these burlap stockings will feel right at home in your family room this holiday.

Trendy Knit Christmas Stockings

Cable Knit Christmas Stockings

If you follow the latest trends you’ll want to consider one of the popular knit Christmas stocking designs, which offer that timeless, heirloom look. One of our favorites is the classic cable knit Christmas stockings available in ivory and in ivory with red accents. Each stocking is individually hand-knit and you can have any name beautifully embroidered across the cuff.

Depending on the colors and designs you choose, knit Chrstmas stockings can work with any home decor. These classic cable knit stockings are particularly versatile and will accomodate many different looks, from elegant to rustic.

Photo Christmas Stockings

Christmas Photo Stockings

If you’re looking for something fun and completely out of the ordinary, consider creating unique photo Christmas stockings. You can incorporate your favorite family photos right on the stockings along with each person’s name. Choose a set of photos from this year’s vacation, a special trip or a big event, or pick out a photo from each family member’s childhood for a fun twist. These Christmas stockings will create a fun, lively atmosphere, adding a touch of whimsy to your family room.

No matter which Christmas stockings you choose for everyone this year make sure that they’re personalized with each family member’s name!

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