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« on: November 06, 2012 05:51:15 AM »

I REALLY love the whole concept of the Elf on the Shelf, but I didn't want to spend the money that they're asking for the commercial one. And I just felt like I could make one that would suit our family better Smiley

So this is what I made. His name is Leonard. His face is polymer clay, his hair is Rapunzel's (ha ha) and I have crocheted him a hat and knit him a scarf. The pattern is my own. I think he will mostly suit our needs Smiley

I started a Shelf Elf challenge on my facebook page so that everyone might join in on the fun and make it a handmade Christmas, so he's my entry!

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« Reply #1 on: November 06, 2012 06:49:11 AM »

hes awesome, i saw the contest and i like the idea, i think i will have to make one for our house too

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« Reply #2 on: November 06, 2012 07:33:42 AM »

He came out great! Bet he's going to have all sorts of fun around your house this Christmas! Wink

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« Reply #3 on: November 06, 2012 08:20:12 AM »

He's wonderful! I hope you have fun with him this season. He looks like he might be planning on getting into trouble. Cheesy

« Reply #4 on: November 06, 2012 11:05:43 AM »

He has a great facial expression.
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« Reply #5 on: November 06, 2012 10:26:17 PM »

Very mischievous! A great addition to you family traditions.

« Reply #6 on: November 07, 2012 03:51:46 AM »

Thank you, everyone! I sure hope he's as mischievous as he looks!! This is going to be fun!

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« Reply #7 on: November 07, 2012 07:52:48 AM »

He looks very mischievous indeed.  Great job, I'm sure your kids (and you too) will have a blast with him.

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« Reply #8 on: November 26, 2012 11:51:56 AM »

This is so cool!
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