Elf on the Shelf DIY Messenger Bag
Easy No Sew Elf on the Shelf DIY Messenger Bag
I have come up with so many Elf on the Shelf ideas over the past couple years. My first taste of it was just a couple years ago and now I am obsessed. I enjoy it so much because I love getting creative and my daughter gets so excited when Josie comes to visit her. It’s worth every minute, even when I forget and have to get out of bed in the middle of the night. This time, I made an Elf on the Shelf DIY Messenger Bag. After all, Santa does send messages every once in a while. You only need three things to make it.
Here’s What You Need
Time: 5 Minutes
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This craft only takes a few minutes and costs pennies. I actually had an old jewelry felt bag that I had that gave me the idea. If you don’t have one, simply glue one together with red felt and a hot glue gun. I cut a little white strap and glued it to the inside of the bag.
Next, I cut a little fringe out of green felt scraps.
I glued it on top. That’s it! Super easy!
More Elf Ideas
This would be a great first day idea. Your Elf can show up with a special note from Santa. I wrote a poem and made a first day printable if you need one!
Here are a couple more no sew Elf craft ideas in case you missed them!
No Sew Elf on the Shelf Skirt – The Elf on the Shelf clothing you can buy at the store is so expensive. This is a quick and easy no sew tutorial for how to make an apron skirt for pennies.
How to Make Elf Shoes – One day Mia asked why Josie did have shoes. The next day she showed up with a new pair!
Don’t forget to check out all my other crazy Elf on the Shelf Posts!
Here is a video of some of my ideas. Enjoy!
Hi Elizabeth, It’s approximately 2.5″ X 1.5″. I eye-balled it next to the doll.
Thank you for the ideas and the approximate size! Those of us who are making these for grands who don’t live nearby need the measurements!