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DIY Stocking Letters

So, this year, we are having 8 people for Christmas morning, which means I needed stockings for everyone. I looked into getting stockings personalized, but even at a good price, like $15, I couldn't bring myself to pay for it. So, I opted for some cheap stockings from Walmart and thought I would get some cute letters to identify what stocking goes with which person. But, as I looked around, at several stores, I couldn't find one design that had enough letters for all 8 of us. And I started looking the second stores put out Christmas stuff. And the ones I could find with enough letters were expensive (which is probably while they hadn't been purchased by anyone yet.)

I had a thought of using paper cutouts, but then at Hobby Lobby today, the answer stared me in my face.

I found these wooden letters, $1.00 for four.



Since I needed 3 J's, I thought, that's a good deal! $6 for all 8 of us to have personalized stockings! All I needed was a little bottle of acrylic paint and I was good to go.

I had some red yarn that has come in really handy. Just a little glue gun and some yarn.....


And Voila!


I like them! Very cute if you ask me.


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