Stocking Hanger Board

Whilst you’re waiting for me to get today’s giveaways up (that’s right…more than one!), I’m going to give you a hint about next week’s giveaway and show you a quick and easy project. I don’t claim to have invented this, I’m just going to show you my take on it.

Don’t have a mantel? No problem!

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I started with a cabinet door from the as-is section at IKEA.

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As you can see, I spent A LOT of money on it.

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I gave it a coat of off white spray paint that I found in the garage and then glazed it using Ralph Lauren glaze in Tobacco.

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I applied some vinyl lettering I cut with my Silhouette (using painters tape for transferring small stuff/text is my new favorite trick). The font is called St. Nicholas…appropriate, right?

And then I drilled a few holes along the bottom and installed these fabulous knobs from Hobby Lobby.

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Total cost? $21, and that’s only because I spend $5 a piece on knobs. You could make this for WAY less.

Comments

  1. Tara @ Tara Being Tara says:

    Love it!!!

  2. The Beckett Family says:

    Love the idea, I'm going to have to make one!

  3. Life in Rehab says:

    Oh, I LOVE this!

  4. calicodaisy says:

    Wonderful! I don't have IKEA nearby, but I do have a Hobby Lobby! — michele

  5. Kari @ Ucreate says:

    Such a fabulous project!! Perfect for those without a mantel, too!!

  6. Alayna Howard says:

    Great idea! I am so glad your shared. Perfect for us mantel-less folks! :)

  7. I'm so glad you showed us this! I had used wooden letters that spelled JOY and glued dowels on them to use for the hanging part. You can see them here http://holdingon2myhope.blogspot.com/2008/12/stockings-are-hung.html

    Well, we added a new addition to our family this year so I was trying to think of something different to use to hang our stockings. I'm going to try this! Thanks so much!

  8. I Am Momma - Hear Me Roar says:

    This is so cute. I love those knobs! Great idea, Char.

    Cheri

  9. LOOOOOOOOOVE IT!!!!!!!

  10. I am completly in LOVE with this!!!

    AND I just bought a cabinet door a couple weekends ago at the Habitat store with no idea what I was going to do with it….I think I now know!!! :)

  11. oooh what a great idea!!!! love it!

  12. Amanda Joy says:

    This is great and those knobs are fabulous:)

  13. How awesome. I love it~!

  14. We don't have a mantle–this will be great. Thanks for sharing.

  15. those knobs are totally worth the $5/each. love them.

  16. I love it! I'm totally going to be making one of these soon!

  17. I'll totally make one if you promise to come help me hang it.

  18. Pedey @ Do You Smell That!!? says:

    Perfect! I love it.

  19. I absolutely love that!

  20. This is just darling! So cute! :)

  21. waht an awesome idea!

  22. Those knobs are worth it!

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  24. Molly @ Me and Madeline says:

    Oh my goodness, FABULOUS idea!!

  25. Marianne, aka Ranger Anna says:

    Excellent idea! We've been hanging our stockings on kitchen drawer knobs. Which is fine as long as I don't need to . . . you know, cook.

  26. This is fabulous!!!!

  27. Nancy Ward says:

    Hi!

    Wanted you to know I posted a link to this tutorial today on my blog, PaperFriendly.

    Nancy Ward
    PaperFriendly
    http://www.nancywardcrafts.com

  28. You mention something about painter's tape and small pieces – can you elaborate? I have a new Silhouette, and I'm trying to find all the tricks I can!

  29. YOU could sell these!!! Love the idea. Thanks soooooo much for sharing. Just love it!! Great Christmas gift tooo.

  30. Erin Motes says:

    I making this as we speak but I’m not using a cabinet door. I have a question on the letters – how tall and wide did you make them?

    • Char @ Crap I've Made says:

      I don’t remember and I actually gave my board away. It would kind of depend on the size of your door/board, though…

  31. I HAVE a mantel and I am still making this! Thanks for the inspiration! Found my cute little knobs at Cost Plus World Market (we don’t have a Hobby Lobby) for $1.99! They actually look like poinsettia! :) Total cost $8! I had my wood on hand! YAY!

  32. How did you use the painters tape to transfer small things! Having trouble with small script!

  33. Making 2 small holders to put 3 stockings on each side of my mantle. Thanks for the idea. Excited!

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  35. This is such a great idea! I pinned it on Pinterest ages ago and am including it in my Christmas project round up article which will be posted in the next week or so. with a link back here. Soooo cute! Love the knobs, too.

  36. I’m imepessrd you should think of something like that

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