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Embellishing a stocking

Day 3

What mantel is complete without stockings? Need an easy idea to get some fabulous stockings fast? Embellish a ready made stocking!

For my mantel I started with some plain white plush stockings from the Dollar Tree. I didn't have any to match my new color scheme for this year, and I didn't want to spend a lot. They had a cute tassel but that was it. So, I dressed them up a bit.

I added a white felt flower with a beaded center and leaves.

To do this you need to find a flower template that you like. I used this template from DIY dish.  Cut flowers from felt. I cut two large ones the same size and two more decreasing in size for each flower.

Stack them on top of each other and fold in half. Sew a few stitches through the fold.

Then sew some beads to the center. I cut leaves from green felt with a Cuttlebug die in my Sizzix Big Shot.  Sew on your flowers and leaves and you've got a fancy stocking for minimal cost.

Check back for some more holiday decor diy projects this week. See my full mantel reveal here.

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  1. So cute!! I need to run to the dollar store and see if they have these stockings.
    Thanks for sharing!

  2. Sometimes simple is the best, love it

  3. Great idea! You just never know what you will find at Dollar Tree !

  4. Very cute! I love the flower you added! Thanks for linking up with Friday Frolic!


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