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Turn yourself or someone your love into this fun loving elf.
Using a the free printable provided and your favorite pic (school portraits work well) you can turn yourself into this fun articulated elf doll which is great as an ornament, doll, present topper, or what ever your imagination can dream up!

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  • How to make a Christmas decoration. Elf Yourself!  Use This Free Printable And Your Picture To Create A Hilarious Elf Ornament. - Step 1
    Step 1

    Start by printing out your free PDF Doll.

  • How to make a Christmas decoration. Elf Yourself!  Use This Free Printable And Your Picture To Create A Hilarious Elf Ornament. - Step 2
    Step 2

    Use a sharp pair of scissors to cut out all the pieces

  • How to make a Christmas decoration. Elf Yourself!  Use This Free Printable And Your Picture To Create A Hilarious Elf Ornament. - Step 3
    Step 3

    Use an xacto knife to, very carefully, cut out the face. There are some really narrow areas here so go slowly being careful not to tear the edge. It will be more sturdy once you glue the face underneath.

  • How to make a Christmas decoration. Elf Yourself!  Use This Free Printable And Your Picture To Create A Hilarious Elf Ornament. - Step 4
    Step 4

    Carefully center and glue the face underneath the cut out you made and tape or glue in place.

  • How to make a Christmas decoration. Elf Yourself!  Use This Free Printable And Your Picture To Create A Hilarious Elf Ornament. - Step 5
    Step 5

    Apply the brads where indicated on the joints of the doll for bendable arms and legs (If you do not have brads, simply tape or glue the arms together.)

  • How to make a Christmas decoration. Elf Yourself!  Use This Free Printable And Your Picture To Create A Hilarious Elf Ornament. - Step 6
    Step 6

    That's it! Make your whole family! Punch holes in the hat and add ribbon to turn them into hanging ornaments or gift toppers and have a ball! Great as a teacher gift, too!

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