Published on October 30, 2020

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Target just gave us an exclusive sneak peek of its cheery holiday collection, from gold-rimmed barware to plaid furniture and even an adorable wood mixer for mini chefs. But it’s the creative ways the brand chose to display its new stockings that got us most excited to start our decorating as soon as possible. Who says you need a mantel?

Even though a good amount of holiday decor typically centers around the shelf above a fireplace, fireplaces aren’t a given in many homes and apartments.  Thankfully, Target gave us these two brilliant hacks for hanging stockings, even if they’re not by the chimney with care. Here’s how to get the look this season in your home, no matter its architecture.

On a Dresser

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A tall dresser or credenza makes a great stand-in for a fireplace mantel, especially when you live in a small space or with roommates. Here, stockings hang from the closed drawers and doors. No room for a tree either? A tiny artificial one can take over the spot above. It’s Christmas, condensed. 

On a Bar Cart

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All you need is a festive piece of extra ribbon to hang stockings from the ends of your bar cart. (Or should we say, champagne cart?) Roll it over by the tree to set a celebratory scene, and be sure to load it up with all the essentials: candy canes, sleigh bells, and glasses for clinking. 

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