Make a tribe of cute crafted pine cone elves to decorate far more than the elf on the shelf could ever manage. Pine cones, felt, brown pipe cleaners, a wooden bead and a bit of paint plus needle and thread are all you need to make your own pine cone elf
Cute mini-cat bookmarks (foreign language instruction - picture only) - make a paper pattern first. Glue felt cut-outs onto craft stick dotted with paw prints. Tie with twine or mini-ribbon. Cute idea for a party favor!