* Christmas stockings to light up your mantle arrangement
* Flashing lights, cute animal faces and the ability to hold liquid
* Quirky decor for home or office
Hanging Christmas stockings is one of those wonderful things that really confirms the onset of the festive season. Stockings are an integral and centrally important part of Christmas decor, because where else is Santa going to put all of your Christmas gifts? As such, they deserve to be more than just an old and slightly enlarged woolen sock. To help you get the most out of your Christmas stocking, this list includes some of the craziest designs out there. With something for everyone, you can choose between flashing lights, animal-oriented themes and a stocking that fits all your presents.
1. High Heel Stocking
This classy high heel stocking is ideal for the lady (or man) in your life who loves a good pair of shoes. With its fluffy white hem and festive velvety red material, this might just be the shoe Mrs. Claus chooses for a night out. A line of these across your chimney is sure to get hearts racing.
2. Super-Sized Red Velveteen Stocking
A traditional-looking stocking, this oversized Christmas sock is definitely one for the kids – and the adult kids, too. At 36 inches diagonally, the sizable stocking will have more than enough room for all the gifts you’ve been wishing for this year. And for those who are a little more environmentally conscious, the large stocking can be used year after year to give a gift without utilizing single-use wrapping paper.
3. Beer Me Funny Classic Christmas Stocking
There’s no better way to make sure Santa brings you what you want than to leave a direct message on your stocking. And the “Beer Me!” note on the side of this stocking couldn’t be clearer! At 16 inches, this funny, festive stocking would also be a great item to fill with goodies and give as a gift.[caption id="attachment_91653" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Image courtesy of Amazon[/caption]
4. Christmas Stocking Flask
Not all presents come in solid form. In this novelty stocking, you’ll get to enjoy whatever Christmas tipple best suits your festive spirits. A great piece for Christmas parties and get togethers, the boot holds up to 2.8 liters and is completely BPA-free.
5. Soft Christmas Stocking
This Zoomie Kids creation is a beautifully crafted Christmas stocking with an eye-catching design featuring a horse, stars and a mix of colors. The stocking shape is a little out of the ordinary. It appears a little more like what Santa would wear if he were a cowboy. The sock itself even includes frilly tassels and a slightly raised heel. If you intend to gift this stocking, it would be ideal for kids and adults who love horses.
6. Novelty LED Christmas Stocking
Even without the 100 LED lights turned on, this Christmas stocking has plenty of festive cheer. Featuring beautiful embroidery and a snow-white angel, you can bring the whole thing to life by switching on the built-in Christmas lights. It’s one of the best stockings for creating softly lit Christmas evenings.
7. Multicolor Patchwork Stocking
Easily the most colorful item on our list, the multicolor patchwork stocking is a great way to add a burst of color to your festive set up. Featuring just about every color in the rainbow, a few of these Indian-made stockings really give your visitors something to look at. Plus, they look amazing set against a white mantel.
8. Felt Stuffed Llama Stocking
The cutest entry on the list, this handmade, llama stocking is crafted in Nepal. It’s a great holiday sock for kids and animal lovers alike. And it features a soft yet fun animal face with colorful tassels over the llama’s ears.