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Not everyone has a fireplace mantle to hang his or her beautiful heirloom stockings on. It doesn't matter if you have a needlepoint Christmas stocking, a felt Christmas stocking or knitted Christmas stocking, if you don't have a mantle to hang your stocking on, you may be in a bit of a quandary about what to do with that darn stocking.
Relax! You don't have to hang your Christmas stocking on a mantle, especially if you don't have one! People these days are finding all sorts of unique ways to display those great stockings for Christmas.
If you have kitchen or dining room chairs, why not hang your Christmas stockings on the back of the chairs? Not only does it look super cute, it also dresses up your dining room or kitchen. If that doesn't trip your trigger, do you have a banister or a stair rail? If so, you can always hang your Christmas stockings from these two places. If you have an entertainment center where your television sits, you could easily hang your stocking from the top of the entertainment center and decorate that piece of furniture up!
People are also known to hang Christmas stockings on Christmas trees, doorknobs and even bookshelves. The point is, you don't have to have a mantle in order to display a Christmas stocking and you don't have to hang your stocking from a fireplace mantle if you have one. There are many creative and fun ways to display those Christmas stockings!
|Sheri Ann Richerson|