20+ Hilarious Elf on the Shelf Ideas

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20+ Hilarious Elf on the Shelf Ideas

It’s almost Elf on the Shelf season once again!

This staple Christmas decoration is almost always present in every home, most predictable on top of the, well, shelf. But wait, you don’t have to limit yourself to the fireplace!

Let your creativity flow freely and take inspiration from these totes hilarious elf on the shelf ideas.

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How are you setting up your Elf on the Shelf this year?

If you’re one of the lucky ones who has an Elf on the Shelf, you know that there are endless possibilities for fun and mischief. But if you’re looking for some new ideas, look no further!

We’ve gathered over 20 of the funniest Elf on the Shelf ideas to get your creative juices flowing.

So get ready to have some laughs this holiday season!

Well well well.. look who’s here!

A message to everyone who hoarded all the toilet rolls last year!

Elf on the Shelf fishing on the toilet

20+ Hilarious Elf on the Shelf Ideas I Stay at Home Mum

Oh! So thoughtful of you.

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Riding a not-so-hot air balloon

That’s a piece of chocolate, but you can let your imagination do its job.

This should be a nice surprise for someone who always needs a midnight snack!

Look closely to see Thomas the Train’s look of perseverance.

What about a musically-inclined elf? Drummers are said to be sexy.

And when you can’t decide between Halloween and Christmas.

I guess Christmas wins this time. Nothing like a Christmasy toilet bowl to start the day.

If you want to be a hilarious mum and a Pinterest star at the same time, try this.

Your guests will have a field day photographing this one.

Every single element of this Elf setup is p-e-r-f-e-c-t. It makes me jealous!

Bring out the, err, colourful side of your Elf with sprinkles. Glitter is optional.

Harry Potter hangover? Relive the glory with your Elf: a not-so-free elf.

Bababa-babanana! Minions can be annoying, but these minion ‘nanas are adorbs.

If you’re dreaming of a White Christmas, live your dream using Elf and Woody.

If you have a My Little Pony fan at home, put the ponies to brilliant use.

Who knew Elf took baths? Those marshmallow suds look yummy and luxurious.

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No My Little Pony at home? Use your kid’s Cars figures then and make a modern sleigh!

Another perfect Elf setup to surprise (or scare!) a midnight snacker!

20+ Hilarious Elf on the Shelf Ideas I Stay at Home Mum

This is such an adorable way to get a little child (even more) excited for Christmas.

Who doesn’t want to play a prank on her sleeping hubby? Elf is the perfect accomplice.

Guess you won’t be able to move for a little bit huh

Don’t forget to wear your face masks!

Look at you following rules!

A Ninja Elf is certainly more awesome than a fat Santa going down the chimney!

Looking for a few laughs this holiday season? Check out these hilarious Elf on the Shelf ideas! From naughty antics to clever costumes, your elf is sure to get into some mischief! So pour yourself a mug of hot cocoa and enjoy these funny photos. Happy holidays!

Check out more Elf on the Shelf shenanigans here, but beware – it’s adults only! 

20+ Hilarious Elf on the Shelf Ideas I Stay at Home Mum

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Jody Allen is the founder of Stay at Home Mum. Jody is a five-time published author with Penguin Random House and is the current Suzuki Queensland Amb...Read Moreassador. Read Less

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