Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Homemade Stocking Holders

I want to share with you my homemade stocking holders.

I made these last year and just loved how they turned out. I didn't have a blog last year to share my project so I will share it with you all now!
I bought these beautiful ceramic door votive holders from Hobby Lobby.
I had my husband cut square blocks of plain wood to fit the doors. I painted them with DecoArt Dazzling Metallic paints in Rich Espresso and edged with Champagne Gold. I covered the top, front, and sides with scrapbook paper from My Minds Eye Lost and Found Christmas collection.
I bought the knobs from Hobby Lobby as well and my husband drilled holes for them to fit nice and tight.
 I use the battery operated votive candles and they are so pretty turned on at night. Here is a side view.
I used E6000 glue to glue down the ceramic doors to the wood.
Here is a view with the votive candle on.
Here is a full view with the votive candles on.
Here is a view with the room getting darker.
I hope you enjoyed this project.
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  1. Super cute! They are so festive and fun for Christmas time :)


  2. Those came out amazing. That is so creative. I would love for you to link these up to my party going on right now. Hope to see you there.

  3. Stopping by from the WOW party. I love your beautiful stocking holders! You really did a creative job of making them into stocking holders. The votive candle adds such a great look to them on the mantle! The stockings are cute too!

  4. Love the idea of wood blocks with knobs. You could customize to match any decor. Great idea! :)

  5. A very clever and beautiful idea! I love how folks combine elements to create one wonderful, usable object! those knobs are so pretty!

  6. I love it!!! It is a great idea and would not mind trying it myself. There are effective and festive. I am following you now and I would love for you to follow along.

  7. Oh I love them! I'm having such a hard time finding stocking holders now that I have a mantle and have thought a few times about just making some! These are so great! Thanks for sharing at Show & Share, featuring these tomorrow!

  8. I love them even though I don't have a mantel. I can think of some place to put them. Great idea and excellent job. Will be following you now. Thanks for sharing.

  9. These are fantastic! I've been looking for stocking holders and everything just seemed a little blah, but this is exactly what I want. I'm definitely going to make these.

  10. Do you sell them? Somehow I don't think something this pretty could be bought in a store. My wife and I are both severely arthritic in our hands and wouldn't mind paying for these beautiful hangers.


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