How To Make A DIY Christmas Stocking For Your Dog

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When Christmas comes around, you don't want Fido to feel left out, so here is a handy and simple way to personalize any stocking for your puppy.

You can get almost everything you need at a large craft store like Michaels. With all DIY pet projects, it's important to use non-toxic paints, in case your dog tries to chew on her Christmas stocking.

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • Stocking
  • Non-toxic fabric paint
  • Glitter
  • Fabric markers or squeezable paint
  • Glitter
  • Newspaper
  • Paper plates
  • Paper towels
  • Sponge
  • Treats and toys
  • Your pup
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Step 1

Spread newspaper or a tarp on the floor of your workspace.

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Step 2

Squeeze paint onto a paper plate.

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Step 3

Press your dogs paw onto the paint and then onto the stocking.

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Image Credit: Jeff Curran

Step 4

Quickly sprinkle glitter onto the paint.

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Step 5

Repeat the process a few more times, trying different colors of paint until you've covered the stocking with the right amount of holiday paw prints.

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Step 6

Once the prints have dried, use a fabric marker or non-toxic paint to write your dogs name on the top of the stocking.

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And there you go! What will Santa bring your puppy this Christmas?

Are you ready for more DIY projects. Check out our tutorial on how to make an easy no-sew sweater for your pup, and then scroll through this step-by-step guide making stylish dog beds from an old suitcases.