The 15 Most Beautiful Stocking Holders (And They Start at Just $10)

published Nov 16, 2022
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Well, folks, the holiday season is officially here, and whether you’re holding onto those pumpkins for as long as possible or have already pulled out all of your Christmas decor, holiday decorating is something that’s definitely on the mind. If you fall into that second group, there are a couple of standout pieces you’re likely pulling out of storage in preparation for ol’ Saint Nick, including Christmas trees, wreaths, and, of course, stocking holders. The ultimate fireside holiday accessory, a good stocking holder can make a big impact on your holiday mantel. That’s why we searched the web high and low to round up the best-looking ones on the market, all in one place for you to ogle. From a mid-century modern marble style to a sleek freestanding iron stand (not all of us can have a fireplace!), here are the 15 most beautiful stocking holders you can buy today.

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Pottery Barn Kids

Transform your mantel into a winter wonderland with this whimsical stocking holder. Crafted from felt, it's not just an ordinary stocking holder; it's a piece of homespun holiday cheer. Its glittered star on top glistens in the light and its bendable leaves can be styled your way — how fun!

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Deck your mantle with these charming house stocking holders. Crafted from iron with a rustic galvanized steel finish, they bring that cozy farmhouse feel to your holiday decor. Each house contains a sturdy holder that will keep stockings in place. Bonus points: the holders even have space for a tea light that'll glow warmly through their window cutouts.

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Elevate your mantle with this charming light-up ceramic tree stocking holder. With its vintage-inspired design, it's the best way to add a touch of enchantment to your holiday decor while showing off your stockings. Just make sure you have AA batteries on hand; they're required to it light up.

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West Elm

This eye-catching art deco-inspired stocking holder has a weighted base, so it stays put no matter what ledge or mantel you set it on.

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was $8.75

Slim but sturdy, this four-pack of simple metal mantel hooks are strong enough to hold your stockings but won't scratch your surfaces.

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Crate & Barrel

Clean-lined and contemporary, this minimalist stocking holder features an open triangle-style pine tree composed of matte black zinc-finished iron.

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Simple but chic, this brass metal stocking holder adds a modern touch to holiday mantel decor. Each kid can quickly find their stocking thanks to its personalized nameplate. (So there's no need to worry about them ripping through the wrong one before you clarify which is which).

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The only thing better than a personalized stocking holder is one that can be customized with a photograph.

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Channel your inner José Feliciano with this stocking holder featuring the Spanish holiday greeting we all know and love.

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Ballard Designs
was $159.00

Not lucky enough to have a fireplace mantel handy for hanging stockings? No problem. This stylish iron finial stand can hold up to four stockings with the four included hooks—no ledge necessary.

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Crate & Barrel

For anyone who wants to take a walk on the wild side — including animal-obsessed kids — these stocking hangers feature sitting sculptures of Santa's trusty reindeer.

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Who needs a boring old candy cane stocking holder when you can have one with your name beautifully spelled out instead?

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Transform your mantel into a sparkling holiday scene with these modern mantel holders that feature stars wrapped in tiny LED lights.

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Turn your mantle into a holiday conversation starter with this unique Green Travertine Christmas Stocking Holder. Crafted from polished green travertine, each holder boasts unique colors and textures, ensuring no two are alike. The brass hook adds an elegant touch, and as it ages, its patina changes, making sure your stockings hang in timeless style year after year!

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was $29.99

Beloved by holiday decorators for being less bulky than most traditional stocking holders, these embossed scrolling hangers can swivel to fit almost any size of ledge or mantel. Did we mention they come in nearly a dozen different styles and finishes?

This post originally appeared on Apartment Therapy. See it here: The 15 Best, Most Beautiful Stocking Holders (And They Start at Just $10)