Stockings, stockings, and more stockings!!
As soon as my calender is flipped to November 1st, I start making lists of things I need to do and make in preparation for Christmas.
Christmas begins at our house on December 5th Eve when St. Nicholas comes to fill stockings that hang from the fireplace mantel.
(If you don't have a mantel, use a door knob... be creative)
So now is the time I think about those stockings. Should we continue to use the stockings that we've had since the girls were born? Or pass them on to them and have new stockings this year?
Should I make them or buy them?
As I was looking through catalogs, that arrive in stacks each day at this time of the year, I found the oodles of pictures of soooooo many varieties.
Here are a few of those pictures that I'm posting for inspiration if you're a sewer, knitter, or glue-user.
And if you're a shopper, they are all from...
How creative and interesting to hang stockings from an old ski.
I hope you enjoyed the 'eye candy', got inspired to create a stocking, shop for a special one, or dig through the Christmas stash to bring out the
Let's share traditions from our families and our countries as we approach these holidays.
It's such fun to learn how others celebrate.