In many countries, stockings have always been a symbol of Christmas. This is a nice idea to use to decorate a mantelpiece, Christmas tree, staircase, or anything else. You can make stocking ornaments and whole garlands, rock them in different colors and shades, and knit, crochet, sew, or do nothing from this list – just upcycle something to make a cool stocking. Today’s roundup is dedicated to these cool items and lots of ideas to make them.
Do not sew Christmas stockings
This tutorial will show you how to make Christmas stockings without sewing – what a great idea for those who don’t like to sew! Some kerchief, faux fur, and hot glue are all you need to make this one. Such a craft will not take much time.
Upcycling some old sweaters to make these amazing patterned Christmas stockings! Such a craft doesn’t take much time or effort and you will recycle unnecessary clothing. Rock all kinds of colors and patterns you like and decorate your mantelpiece!
These stockings are not sewn because they are made of paper! Heavyweight, crepe paper, tissue paper, and tinsel are all you need to make these fun, colorful and shiny oversized stockings. Oversized decor is very popular these days, and you can see more and more DIYs for such a decor. Give your decor an edgy feel with these stockings.
Another quick craft can be realized here: no sewing stockings with checkered accents and faux fur. Remember you will need enough hot glue to make the stockings secure. Add a white fluffy garland of pompoms to your mantelpiece to match the stockings.
Buy some simple stockings and decorate them with bold colors and fabric without sewing. These are made with black burlap, green ribbon, and some decorations. Personalize them to your liking to make the stockings look the way you want them and hang them on the mantelpiece.
Sewn and knitted stockings
This tutorial will show you how to make cool red, black, and white Christmas stockings. There are all kinds of prints that we like: chevron, stripes, plaid, flowers, polka dots, and even pom-poms to add a cute touch to them. Make a whole pack of these and decorate your mantelpiece this traditional way.
Velvet is the trend of the year and you can use it to create chic and cute stockings. This stocking is made of creamy velvet and glitter and looks very sophisticated. A star monogram ornament is appropriate, but you can skip this step or add the ornament that goes with your own decor.
When you’ve chosen a rustic style for Christmas decorations, make these simple burlap stockings out of white fabric and add pine cones and berries to them if you want – or just leave them as they are. These burlap stockings can be turned into a garland to decorate your mantelpiece or tree.
Like glamor? It is high time to style your stockings in glamorous style! These are made of imitation suede in the monograms pink, white and gold, the fringes are fun and the color combination is cute and glamorous. Add golden pompoms to the stockings and enjoy!
Here is another rustic style idea that is harder to come up with than burlap but looks cute and beautiful. These are plaid stockings with snowflakes – it takes time to make, but the result is very cute and cozy! Use all the colors and combinations of plaid that you like.
Buy simple Christmas stockings and decorate them colorfully, for example with a rainbow! These stockings are made of colorful faux fur and decorated with colorful felt rainbows – what a chic idea to add a touch of color to your room!
Add a touch of whimsy to your home with ice cream cone stockings. Yes, this is not a joke – these are colorful ice cream cones! Make your favorite ice cream and sandae ideas a reality with these colorful and fun stockings and both children and adults will be delighted with them.
If you want something extra special, make these mixed print fur stockings. You will see a lot of different fabrics here, including faux fur, and in fact, you can use all kinds of fabrics that you like to mix colors and prints that you enjoy. Make them super moody and enjoy!
These simple modern gray monogram stockings are for those who are good at knitting. You can leave them as they are or decorate them with faux fur, lace, ornaments, evergreens, or anything else you like. The colors are up to you too, here you see gray and red.
Make simple white felt stockings, sew them very quickly and decorate them with colorful pompoms and hangings that you like. You can add ornaments, pine cones, evergreens, and other things that you like – plain white felt is a lovely backdrop for anything you want to add.
These elegant dark green and burgundy embellished stockings will take some time to complete, but they are well worth it! Decorate them with floral prints, quilted Christmas trees, beads, tassels, and similar things to amaze the stockings.
The llama is a domesticated native South American animal and it's sooooo cute! If you think it's super cute too, why not add pieces like this to your home? I've prepared a whole bunch of amazing llama crafts if you're as obsessed as we are. You'll find kids' toys, party crafts, decorations, and even artwork here - choose what you want or fill the whole house with llamas! Let's add some fun to your space!
Embroidery and applications
If you like embroidery you will love this cute craft! This is an amazing piece of llama embroidery, and you can treat it as a work of art, or embroider a pillow or a tablecloth or a table runner. The llama is made of yarn, beads, tassels and looks very cute - use any colors you like.
I'm totally in love with these colorful llamas! These are appliqué works of art with fluffy llamas and colorful flowers over them. The pieces are made of brightly colored felt, and you can use these appliques as wall art pieces to create a whole array of brightly colored llamas, or attach them to napkins, tablecloths, bedspreads, and other things.
Decorations and toys
These fun decorations can be used as toys or just as Christmas decorations. They are cute and soft, both adults and children will like them! Follow the directions and make not only llamas but cacti for a bold South American feel. You can give them to anyone, everyone loves llamas!
Here's a simpler idea of making a llama decoration or an ornament for a Christmas tree: it's made of cardboard or thick paper and colored thread, no sewing or crocheting required! You can use a template to print out these llamas and then cover them with light-colored thread and that's it! Your kids will love playing with them and making them themselves too.
Here is a craft for those who love to crochet: This is a tiny and super cute crochet llama. The toy is covered in colorful yarn - a blanket and a scarf, so cool! Your children will love to play with this toy and if you want you can hang it up as a decoration or put it anywhere. Nice and sweet!
These colorful llamas can be made by kids themselves, this is a super easy and cute craft. Pick up some colored cardboard and invite your children to make these bold llamas and let the animals decorate them as they please.
Create a whole game setting with llamas and cacti made of paper! There's a video tutorial that shows you how to do all of these pieces and I bet both kids and adults will love playing with this scene. The cacti and llamas look very chic and stylish, they can also be used as a decor.
Spring is purple time! Make these cute and super cool little lilac lilacs that hold real lilac. They can be used as decor, toys, cake and cupcake toppers, and so much more. Your children can easily make these llamas themselves and have fun with them. Enjoy!
Here is a craft for sewers - this is a cute and colorful felt llama. It can be used as a decoration, ornament, toy, and so much more - give it as a gift if you want. Follow the instructions in the tutorial to make these cute and fun llamas for your home or to greet someone.
Play with your children with a little llama doll! This is a tutorial on how to make a llama finger puppet, a glittery and cute one. This sewing does not take much time and does not require any skills. Your children can do it themselves if they know how to sew. Have fun playing with these dolls!
This cute vase is a llama head! The head is made of clay and looks very fun and natural. In the head there is a vase of buds in which flowers can be placed. Read how to make this cool head and spice up your space with a fun llama head vase!
This is a fun llama game that is great for any kids party - the idea is to stick your tail right on the llama. The craft is very simple. Just represent a llama and add a piñata-style tail to it. Then offer the children to pin it exactly as needed. Let them have a lot of fun with it!
Here's another party craft, but this one works for both adults and kids - it's a llama piñata! These are small piñatas, although you can make them bigger if you want. Make them colorful and fun to break one at the party. The tutorial is pretty simple. Have fun!
If you're a keen handyman why not make fun and creative bobbins for yarn? These little llamas are made of cardboard and can also be used as decorations and toys, or to rock them as coils to make handicrafts more enjoyable. Ain't it cool