It’s that time of year again when the stockings are hung, lights are strung, and a special elf is to make an appearance. Elf on The Shelf has added yet another level of fun and mystery to Christmas for families across the US.
Elf on the Shelf is a tradition that your family will enjoy adopting. There are so many things you can do with Elf on The Shelf. There are even Elf on The Shelf kits that can help you if you run out of ideas. Don’t forget, your elf is on a mission from Santa, and of course, there will be some notes from Santa himself you may need.
To top everything off, you will want to see the story of Elf on The Shelf in animated movie form.
DIY Elf on The Shelf Ideas
With so many fun DIY Elf on the Shelf options, you can make one that feels right for your family; this will make the tradition that much more meaningful for years to come.
Crafty Elf on The Shelf | Gwenny Penny
Elf on The Shelf Pattern | Patchwork Posse
DIY Elf on The Shelf Tutorial | Teach Me Mommy
Elfin’ DIY | The Eco-Friendly Family
Anyone can go to the north pole and match with an elf, but when you make your own, you become like Santa. You can make your elf a boy, a girl, or whatever you want.
Creating Your Story
The story is yours to create, from sewing needles to personality and beyond. There is nothing more magical than creating your elf as well as the back story that goes with it.
Felt Elf on The Shelf Dolls | KS Craft Shack
Crochet Elf on The Shelf | Ravelry
Bendable Elf | Poofy Cheeks
DIY Pixie Elf on Shelf | Hometalk
More Elf Ideas
Elf on the Shelf Jar Ideas | Carry your Elf with You | Bring your elf with you and your family on your holiday adventures with a little help from a jar.
10 Elf on the Shelf Introduction Letters | Introducing your elf is very important. The goal is to get the elf to become part of the family.
60+ Elf on The Shelf Ideas on Pinterest | Running out of ideas? Don’t worry; there are plenty of ideas to be found on Pinterest.
DIY Elf on The Shelf Clothes | You can give your elf a new look, and it won’t even cost that much since it is DIY.
Crazy Easy Elf on The Shelf Ideas | Quick Elf Ideas | There will be times when you need a quick idea. Luckily, there are plenty of ideas that won’t take long at all.