Tuesday, November 30, 2010

12 Days of Christmas Ideas--Day 5

On the fifth day of Christmas Beyond The Picket Fence showed me...a different place to hang a stocking (not the best rhyme tonight, sorry).  Oh, and before I forget, the Under $100 Linky Party will post as planned tomorrow evening, it will just also have my day 6 idea.
No fireplace?  Want somewhere different to hang a stocking?  How about a locker basket?

Hang it on a couple nails on the wall.  You could then use an S hook, a ribbon or curtain hooks like I did to hang your stockings.  You can read about the stockings here.
The possibilities from there are endless.  I added a bowl for cards and a few favorite Christmas books.  One of those is Tasha Tudor's Becky's Christmas.  The elementary school where I used to teach was discarding and the librarian knew I loved it so she gave it to me!
You could attach cards or Christmas photos with clothespins, hang Christmas ornaments or balls inside, add a candle (it is a metal basket).

 No locker basket?  Use a sturdy woven basket or a wood crate.  Get creative with it!  Find more great ideas at Funky Junk Interiors!

7 comments:

  1. Cute. Since we have a wood burning stove, ours hang on a canoe paddle with pegs on it. It works. :)
    Thanks for voting for our Christmas card pic. Hubby and I are still debating. :)

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  2. Cute and . . . I have that same bowl. It always strikes me as fun when I see the stuff I have on other people's blogs. Yes, I'm a dork. ;)

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  3. HEY Becky! Im your newest follower! I BEYOND ADORE that you put your faith out there...I do as well...Without God I would be a MESS! I LOVE your blog and would love for you to visit my 14 days of christmas trees....and a GIVEAWAY :)

    xoxokara

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  4. Ooooooo....metal coolness. I like. :) That is a very creative solution for stockings for certain!

    Donna
    http://funkyjunkinteriors.blogspot.com/

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  5. Wonderfully done! Love the stockings and the metal basket and the bowl. Very neat.

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  6. Great idea, especially if you have no mantle or just want to change it up!

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