Alphabet Block Elves

by Amy on December 17, 2010

alphabet block elves

I seriously cannot stop taking pictures of these super-cute alphabet block elves! When I saw these elves at that artist woman, I knew we just had to make them.

We followed the great step-by-step directions at that artist woman, except for the heads. I had a couple packs of wooden face beads in my stash and they were perfect for this project. (I found them in the doll-making section at Joann’s.)

We used each recipient’s initial for the block body. We decided not to add a loop for hanging – they look so cute sitting on a shelf with their legs dangling over.

I still have a bunch of alphabet blocks, but we used all our face beads. I may have to get more so I can have a whole row of these for myself. We are looking forward to delivering our alphabet block elves to some very special people!

Thanks to Gail at that artist woman for a fun and kid-friendly project!

We have been making lots of time to craft this month, and it makes me so happy! Are you crafting with your kiddos? What are you making?

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Mariah December 18, 2010 at 4:03 am

How fun! What a wonderful way to bring an old toy back to life :-)

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Almost Unschoolers December 18, 2010 at 4:38 pm

Those are super cute! Now if I can just find our old alphabet blocks!

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Tara December 20, 2010 at 5:19 am

Oh I LOVE these!

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Sandy December 20, 2010 at 8:33 am

I’ll be ransacking the thrift shop for alphabet blocks!

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Sandy December 20, 2010 at 8:34 am

I’ll be ransacking the thrift shop for blocks now! Cuteness!

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