Christmas Craft Ideas: Topiary Stocking Hanger

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Christmas Craft Ideas: Topiary Stocking Hanger Tutorial

Add some greenery to your mantel with this clever stocking hanger. This is one of our Christmas craft ideas for the holiday season. Just follow the step-by-step tutorial for this Tomato Cage Christmas Tree project. We have downloadable instructions, too.

Skill Level: Novice

Time: 12 to 24 hours, including paint drying time

Cost: Less than $50

Tools and Materials


Step 1

Prime your stocking hook and terra-cotta pot with a coat of primer. Let them dry for 4-6 hours.

Then paint your pot, the wooden base and the stocking hook. Use the sponge to create a rough texture in the paint. Let them dry another 4-6 hours.

Christmas Craft Ideas: Topiary Stocking Hanger


Step 2

Attach your stocking hook to your 8 inch x 8 inch square wood base using wood screws.

Christmas Craft Ideas: Topiary Stocking Hanger


Step 3

Now plant the topiary in the pot. Put a 2-inch layer of rock aggregate in the pot. Cover this rock layer with your soil.

Gently plant your rosemary plant inside its new pot, packing in the potting soil.

Christmas Craft Ideas: Topiary Stocking Hanger


Step 4

Place your topiary pot atop the wooden base on your mantel, and hang your stocking ready for Santa.

Christmas Craft Ideas: Topiary Stocking Hanger Tutorial

 Download printable instructions for this Topiary Stocking Hanger craft project and get started!

Follow our Holiday Crafts and Ideas board on Pinterest for more Christmas craft ideas. Take a look at more DIY projects here on The Home Depot blog, too.

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