Tis the season for ELF ON THE SHELF!!!
I had so much fun organizing this giveaway two years ago – that I decided it had to be done again!!! As a gesture of gratitude for all of you and in the spirit of giving – thank you, thank you, thank you for your friendship & support here at seejaneblog and in real life. Here are twenty-eight ideas for Elf on the Shelf this year + a chance for someone lucky to WIN ALL OF IT!!!
And! Two festive printables you can use this season for your elf-ing.
The Elf (hopefully you give it a clever name!) doning BLACK FRAMED GLASSES will arrive in style it’s first day with two sets of advent calendars: Barbie and Star Wars!
Idea two: time for cocoa with copper mugs and candy cane spoons!
Idea three: Take care of your lips during the winter with candy cane chapsticks in cute tin cans (6), and prep your nails for a holiday party with Essie polish!
Idea four: We have LOVED our big jar of crayons for years – so, keep busy ALL season with supplies to color: BIG glass jar + six 120-packs of crayola crayons + coloring book + tin supply box.
Idea five: puzzle time!
Idea six: Have the Elf hiding somewhere with Balancing Blocks.
Idea seven: Game night with Blokus! A Rhodes family favorite!!!
Idea eight: The elf takes over the kitchen – with a gingerbread ninja kit + cooking attire!
Idea nine: We LOVE games – so it’s time for another one!
Idea ten: The elf needs to stay warm in a festive sweater to go fishing!
Idea eleven: Hide him somewhere good with these pop-out surprises! (one, two)
Idea twelve: Time to cozy up to a new book – Once upon a northern night.
Idea thirteen: Watch out! The elf is flying by with his own set of wings, aviator gear, and little planes for the little ones.
Idea fourteen: I hope your Christmas tree is up by now – so you can look at it with festive 3-d glasses!
Idea fifteen: The elf brings a friend to visit – a melting elf!
Idea sixteen: The elf brings more friends… only this time, you have to put them together! four PIPEROIDS.
Idea seventeen: With all this company… maybe someone needs a tic-tac?
Idea eighteen: The elf is a social creature – this time Barbie comes to visit with a new set of modern furniture! And, matching retro glasses!
Idea nineteen: You can’t have a pretty friend visit without taking some selfies!!! So… elf gets out the Fujifilm INSTAX Instant Smartphone Printer + two packs of film! Say cheese!!!
Idea twenty: Time to get creative!!! Using a LOT of natural wooden beads: make necklaces! small, and big!
Idea twenty-one: Everyone loves a parade! Especially one that brings small gifts and surprises!!! Schleich animals, festive hexbug, JJ’s build-an-animal kit, and more!
Idea twenty-two: It’s almost time for Christmas!!! Time to tell the kids how they have been behaving with “Report Cards!” Download the printable here.
Idea twenty-three: More crafting!!! This time, print festive lace cards here, and using plastic yarn needles + yarn practice your sewing skills! (maybe the kids need to stay busy while parents relax from the hustle & bustle of the holidays!!!)
Idea twenty-four: Time to kendama!!!
Idea twenty-five: Is it cold where you live this time of year? Time to hide Elf in a cozy spot wrapped up in his Faribault wool blanket!
Idea twenty-six: Time to dress-up with masks for the kids and Elf!
Idea twenty-seven: Christmas Eve breakfast!!! Maybe a little gift for mom too – four place settings of gold utensils, four acacia bowls, and festive cereal!
Idea twenty-eight: The elf arrives for his last time wishing everyone a Merry Christmas with blocks, and one of his favorite treats! BON VOYAGE!!!
The giveaway is based on a family with four children – and I attempt to cater to a variety of ages: little ones – teenagers.
How to enter:
This will be instagram-based:
(1) follow @see_jane on instagram.
(2) Re-post the very first image in this post (also found on my IG account) on your personal IG account.
(3) Hash Tag #seejaneelf
Hova, the cute puppy elf-photo-bomber:
puppy NOT included in the giveaway.
That is it. I will announce the winner on the bottom of this post, and my instagram account on Monday, November 24th. I would like to ship ALL of this to the winner that morning, hoping they will be able to receive it by Thanksgiving, and start their elfing soon after!!! You are welcome to leave comments below – begging, pleading, and/or explaining in more depth why you should be the winner, or someone else. I welcome stories. Good Luck! xo.
I wish I could send you all a box of these treasures, but since that isn’t possible – HUGS, HUGS, HUGS!
THE WINNER IS: SARAH THOMPSON. I’ll be in touch with you soon in regards to delivery!!! CONGRATS! xo.
this giveaway is closed.
Photography & Styling by: Me, Jane Rhodes and Tregan Johnson – the owner of our cute puppy photobomber.