10/08/2010 06:34 BST | Updated 22/05/2015 06:12 BST

5 Stylish Stockings For Kids

Aside from the Christmas tree, one of the most festive decorations you can put up is the Christmas stocking. In the past in our house we've had everything from pillow cases to sacks and treasure chests, but there's nothing quite as magical as a stocking.

Unfortunately, last year our puppy disagreed and took several large chunks out of a couple of our stockings. Wonderful. So now I'm on the hunt for some replacements.

The create-your-own stocking kit on the right caught my eye when I was surfing on the Dot Com Giftshop, and at only £4.95 it appealed to the thrifty and the crafty side of me.

Here are a few more picks from my stocking shopping:

  • Christmas Sweetie Stocking, (top right) £20, Marks and Spencer (Internet only offer)