Tradition meets modernity – unusual ideas for festive Christmas stockings

Make your mantelpiece look festive, cheerful and yet very special with these creative ideas for

The white season is here and with it we enjoy longer hours of coffee at home, try healthy peppermint recipes and think more and more about our Christmas decorations. In the run-up to Christmas, you can decorate your mantelpiece with brightly colored stockings so that it appears as modern as you are. We know the well-known Christmas stockings from Santa Klaus, an old tradition that is kept up again and again every year. But in today’s article we will show you where tradition and modernity meet and form a unified whole. Yes, we are about creative, even unusual ideas, how you can decorate your own home with colorful and self-designed Christmas stockings, introduce a somewhat exotic note into the ambience and emphasize the festive mood there. Stay with it and find out more about it!

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Express your wish for a seaside vacation soon in an unconventional way!


Precisely because little snow has covered the earth, this doesn’t mean that we shouldn’t dream of a little more sun and a blue sea, even in the cold. See this gorgeous stocking and be inspired! Create a unique piece and express your holiday wishes very clearly! Speaking of which, you can now travel for Christmas and visit warm countries and exotic places. So many options are open to you!

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Two great stockings in black and green are in visual harmony with the cacti underneath

The indoor plants enchant us with the green color of their leaves, with their delicate flowers and bring new freshness to every living room design. You can pair the natural beauty of the cacti and the money tree with the extravagance of fancy Christmas stockings in red and black and achieve a WOW effect. Especially when you add red pompoms! Don’t these cute stockings look like the cacti on the little table?

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Christmas stockings that everyone likes

Pineapples, watermelons and strawberries – oh my goodness! A surprisingly fruity addition to your festively decorated mantelpiece! But be sure to leave a little message for Santa Klaus next to it, so that he doesn’t put the chocolate brown candy elsewhere!

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Bring exotic flair to the Christmas decorations

We have already mentioned that the exotic does not have to be left out of the house design in winter. Colorful parrots are always a great eye-catcher. Why aren’t they allowed to decorate the Christmas stockings too? You can make such stockings from old wallpaper scraps and then proudly display them. Pretty elegant and very clever, right?

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Classic and traditional, but particularly eye-catching! Beautiful Christmas stocking in white and beige, nicely decorated

It looks classic and traditional here! A Christmas stocking in white with a subtle pattern in sand color and magnificent red and white tassels is undoubtedly eye-catching! Do you remember the colors of last summer or your last vacation by the sea?

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Shine and glitter on white Christmas stockings

Nothing reveals the Christmas cheer better than some sparkle, right? You can sew, knit or embroider some monograms on these stockings and you can be sure of your success!

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Navy blue stockings add a new dose of exoticism to the Christmas decorations

Do you already know the Indonesian design technique called batik? This can help you a lot to create unique Christmas decorations yourself. Use saturated indigo blue tones when designing your Christmas stockings and hang them on the mantelpiece. They radiate so much freshness that your party guests are sure to talk about them. Or would you all be planning your next vacation by the sea in December?

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This is a direct hit! Classic in red with great embroidery! A stocking that everyone would want!

If you are looking for an imaginative, whimsical and magical stocking, as if straight out of a fairy tale, you have hit the bull’s eye with this Celtic velvet stocking!

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Six little stockings, very nicely decorated, steal the show!

These cute stockings are adorned with small gemstones and colorful ribbon and can easily work wonders in your Christmas decorations.

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If you love to knit, this idea is for you! Knit two brightly colored stockings and flaunt them!

Add a little retro flair to your winter decorations this year. What was once considered and called old can now arouse attention and curiosity again. Do you knit? Then in less than a week you would have this eye-catching stocking ready and complement your fireplace ornament with it.
How do you like the idea? Well then go! Get to work and enjoy a wonderful Christmas in your festively decorated home!

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