14 Best Christmas Stocking Holders for the Mantel
Hang your stockings by the chimney with flair.
'Tis the season to gussy up your fireplace mantel for the holidays ahead. Not sure where to begin to bring your fireplace up to speed for the season? Allow us to let you in on our little secret, friend. All you need to achieve a dreamy Christmas mantel display is a gorgeous garland, a string (or three) of twinkle lights, some cozy stockings and a collection of stocking holders that reflect your holiday style.
Yes, there are endless stocking holder designs to choose from, but don't worry — we're taking the guesswork out of your holiday mantel shopping. We scoured the internet for the best rustic, traditional, midcentury, modern and farmhouse-style stocking holders to suit every aesthetic and budget. Shop our definitive list of crème-de-la-crème stocking holders for every style and price point in the links below.
Run, don't walk! You need to snag a set of these chic stocking holders for your modern or contemporary Christmas mantel ASAP. The sculptural marble design feels effortless and glamorous, creating an eye-catching mantel vignette without taking away from the stockings below. Best part? It comes in white and black marble; go bold with a monochrome set or kick up the contrast and line your mantel with alternating hues for a curated, cool effect.
You'll be hard-pressed to find a stocking holder as handsome as this modern, brass-and-marble nutcracker. The sharp-dressed soldier stands tall on a sturdy marble pedestal and features a glam, golden mirror finish. An understated brass hook drops from the marble base to complete the cohesive design.
Embrace the magic of the season with this celestial stocking holder. The mirrored star design features a classic, five-point silhouette reminiscent of retro and traditional Christmas decor. Each holder is lined with an antique gold trim detail and features 10 inlaid mirror panels to yield a dimensional, light-catching accent to enhance any mantel vignette.
Round out your woodland or rustic Christmas mantel with a set of these shimmery reindeer antler stocking holders. Each holder is made from aluminum and iron, boasts a lived-in texture and is coated in a timeless silver finish. Style the festive holders with lush pine, cypress and eucalyptus garland, muted stockings and neutral baubles for a cozy, classic holiday vignette.
Line your farmhouse mantel with this determined and darling reindeer holder duo. The handsome herd is crafted from iron, features a rustic brown finish and is dressed in pine and holly garland for an extra-special, Christmas touch. Pair the dapper deer with overflowing greenery and organic elements like pinecones and berries for a lush, laidback Christmas mantel display.
Freshen up your holiday fireplace design with a collection of candy cane stocking holders. The iconic Christmas treat holders enliven any mantel with a pop of classic holiday hues and whimsical woven texture. Balance the playful peppermint stocking holders with classic pine and berry garland to yield a sophisticated seasonal arrangement.
Bring your affinity for all-things midcentury modern to your holiday mantel display with a set of these sputnik marble and brass stocking holders. The chic, spherical design features a heavy marble base, light-catching beaded details and a streamlined brass hook to hold stockings above the fireplace with flair.
'Tis the season of glamour, and these glitzy stocking holders do not disappoint. Elevate your Christmas mantel with a herd of these gilded beauties to complement your existing holiday trimmings. Style the dreamy deer with a glossy magnolia leaf garland, white berry sprays and shimmery, staggered brass candlesticks for a luxurious and jaw-dropping fireplace display.
Want to ensure Santa doesn't mix up stockings this year? Snag a set of these contemporary silver frame stocking holders for the entire family. Personalize each stocking holder with a festive photo of the stocking owner. Continue to update the holder photos over time and enjoy looking back on your family’s growth with each passing year.
Oh Christmas tree, oh Christmas tree – how lovely are your stockings! This galvanized iron evergreen stocking holder brings timeworn charm to your country cottage or farmhouse holiday mantel. Invest in a set of stocking holders for the entire family to create a woodsy, wintry forest above your hearth for the holiday season.
Add childhood wonder to your Christmas mantel with Santa's sleigh and a slew of reindeer to lead the way. Each bronze stocking holder in this collection is sold separately, allowing you to build a set based on your family members. Start with a sleigh and add a reindeer for each loved one (including pets!) in your household. Style with a lush magnolia or pine garland, velvet ribbon bows and a few frosted pinecones for a complete, cozy look.
Traditional and preppy, this snowy antler and crest stocking holder is sure to shine on the most elegant mantel displays. Pair the frosty holder design with fresh or flocked pine garland and navy, burgundy and forest green plaid stockings to yield a timeless Christmas look.
Relish in the whimsy of the season with a set of snow globe stocking holders. Snag the snowy cabin option pictured here, plus the rose gold reindeer and olive-green evergreen globe to complete your stocking holder set. Dangle chunky knit and tassel-clad stockings from your globes to round out the bohemian holiday mantel of your dreams.